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Staff Nurse - Gastrointestinal Medicine & Surgery

Band 5

Main area
Gastrointestinal Medicine and Surgery
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St.Thomas' Hospital
£29,056 - £36,134 p.a inc HCA
17/09/2019 23:59
Interview date

Guy’s and St Thomas’ is among the UK’s busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield including cancer, renal, orthopaedic and cardiovascular services.

Guy’s is home to the largest dental school in Europe and a £160 million Cancer Centre opened in 2016. As part of our commitment to provide care closer to home, in 2017 we also opened a cancer centre and a kidney treatment centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup. St Thomas’ has one of the largest critical care units in the UK and one of the busiest emergency departments in London. It is also home to Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

Come and work with us at Guy’s and St Thomas’, we are in the heart of London, opposite the houses of Parliament, surrounded by bars, restaurants, cinema’s and theatres – a brilliant place to meet friends and family or socialise with your team mates after work during our monthly social events.

We strive to provide brilliant care to acutely unwell patients working alongside our excellent surgical team to managing complex patients both pre and post major upper and lower GI surgeries

If you recognise that nursing is not just a job, and you pride yourself on the fact that you are making a difference to the lives of your patients and their families We Want You.

What can we offer you?

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide you with excellent and varied learning opportunities to ensure we develop your skills in the management of the acutely unwell patient.

These opportunities include:

  • The management of complex wound care,
  • End of life care,
  • Dealing with post-surgical complications.
  • Management of patients with Intestinal failure
  • Enhanced recovery skills

You will be supported by our fabulously knowledgeable Practice Development Nurses, Medical Team, & Multi-Disciplinary Teams.

What our staff think:

Your well-being is very important to us, here are some quotes taken directly from our recent in-house staff survey:

‘Great team work’

‘I feel supported by senior staff’

‘This is an excellent learning environment’

Perks of working for the trust include our health and well-being support network, the offer of flexible working hours and fair rosters, free cinema on site for you and 1 other, and for a small fee access to the gyms and swimming pool.

Come and see for yourselves, we welcome you to come and meet us, have a chat and check out our wonderful views.

Closing date: Tuesday 17th September (Midnight)

Interview date: 25th September,  an earlier date of 2nd September is available, if you would like to attend then please email to arrange





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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you woud like to attend our nurse assessment day 2nd September 2019  you will interviewed on the  day please apply and contact us ASAP as below

For further information or to arrange an informal visit contact:


Sister Nikki Allen - 02071884060

Alan Apley:

Sister Martine Osborne - 02071880562

GI Unit:

Sister Ashley Sartini - Page Ward - 02071884709

Sister Kelsie Gurney - Northumberland ward - 02071886782

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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