Current vacancies at the Trust

Staff Nurse - Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

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 - £34,495 p.a inc HCA
12/07/2017 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.

Evelina Children’s Hospital (ECH) is focused on providing the best possible experience for children and their families; but it’s also a great place to develop your career. As our services continue to expand and we build on our successes, we can offer rich opportunities for continuing professional development in a dynamic, friendly and supportive environment.

One of the largest children’s hospital in England, at the forefront of clinical excellence, we treat young patients from both the local community and the wider country.

We are a 20-bedded Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. We serve the local population and we are also a tertiary referral centre for the south east of England supported by the South Thames Retrieval Service which is an integral part of our PICU. We are expanding in 2017, adding a additional 10 critical care beds.

We offer a well established, dynamic multi professional team with a wealth of experience. Research, evidence based practice, clinical governance and staff development are actively promoted.

There is the opportunity to gain a wide variety of experience caring for post operative patients including those undergoing Cardiac, Spinal, and ENT Surgery, children who have been retrieved to our unit by our retrieval service and those requiring general intensive care who are under the joint care of the many specialist services within ECH. The role of the Retrieval Nurse Practitioner is one of several potential Career pathways on offer.

Our Education team are ready to support your professional development so you can make the most of the fantastic variety of experience on offer. We are committed to building on your existing skills and knowledge and welcome the opportunity to learn from you

Why not come and join us in a unit that is specifically designed with the needs of our patients and staff in mind and help us to lead the way in providing high quality of care to our children? For Band 5 we are seeking registered paediatric nurses who have proven clinical skills within an acute paediatric setting, or newly qualified nurses with a keen interest in Paediatric Intensive Care.

Kind, understanding, compassionate, dedicated, exceptional, reassuring, brilliant, superstars: these are just some of the words families have used to describe our team. It’s challenging work, but in an environment where nursing professionals can really give their best. Why not join the team?

Advert Closing Date: 12th July 2017
Interview date: 26th July 2017

Positive about disabled peopleStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Care quality commission - Good

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.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.