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EVELINA LONDON - Nursing Open Day - 4th October 2019

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Paediatric Nursing Open Day
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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Evelina London - St Thomas NHS Trust
04/10/2019 23:59

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.

Evelina London Nursing Recruitment Open Day

Friday 4th October 2019, 10am to 2pm at Evelina London - Governors Hall, St Thomas Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH

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 and Experienced Nurses.

Mountain floor 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 Snow Fox 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  rotation programme for newly registered nurses, which will encompass the above specialties and may also include PICU, NICU, Emergency Department, Community, Theatres and Research.

For experienced nurses we have a range of different opportunities so please come and visit to see what we can offer.

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 please contact us via email:

Closing date 4th October 2019


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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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