Current vacancies at the Trust

Evelina London - Staff Nurse Paediatric NQN

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St Thomas' Hospital
£26,554 p.a inc HCA
03/05/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Newly Qualified Paediatric Staff Nurse -  Qualifying and obtaining NMC pin by December 2018. 

Evelina London Children’s Hospital is at the heart of a network of children’s health services across South East England, and the first children's hospital to be rated 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission. We provide a comprehensive range of children’s healthcare services with expanding services and we now have opportunities across all areas for Newly Qualified band 5 nurses.

Mountain floor consists of a 42 bedded ward that incorporates Paediatric Surgery, General and Specialist Paediatric Medicine, a High Dependency Unit and complex ENT surgery.

Savannah floor consists of 3 specialist tertiary services. Children are cared for in their own dedicated areas - Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery and Paediatric Neurology & Inherited Metabolic Diseases. 

Beach floor is split into three key areas, Nephro-Urology, an Integrated Dialysis Unit and Short Stay Surgery area.

Ambulatory care includes Husky Day Case Unit and Ocean - our busy outpatient’s area where most children have their first experience of a hospital.

We offer a highly popular bespoke one and two year rotation programme for newly registered nurses, which will encompass the above specialities and may also include PICU, NICU, Emergency Department, Community, Theatres and Research.

Applicants must be highly motivated with excellent communication skills that enjoy working in an energetic, challenging and at times demanding environment. We are privileged to have highly skilled and knowledgeable Clinical Educators in all specialities who will support and develop you every step of the way.

We actively promote research, evidence based practice, clinical governance and staff development; we are committed to building on your existing skills and knowledge and welcome the opportunity to learn from you.
In return we can offer you a wide range of experience and development opportunities, working as part of our teams who are changing the lives of children and families in the stunning environment of the Evelina.

If you have what it takes to be an amazing Evelina Nurse, we want you to join us. For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact us via email at:


Closing Date               3rd May 2018

Our assessment days will be held on 24th & 25th May 2018

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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

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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