Current vacancies at the Trust

Bank Staff Nurses Band 5 - Paediatrics

Band 5

Main area
Staff Bank
Band 5
As and when required
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St Thomas' Hospital
Hourly Rate
04/04/2018 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.

Evelina London Children’s Hospital is at the heart of a network of children’s health services across South East England.

We provide a comprehensive range of children’s healthcare services with expanding services and we now have band 5 opportunities across all areas for experienced band 5 nurses.

Mountain floor at the Evelina Children's Hospital consists of a 42 bedded ward that incorporates Paediatric Surgery, General and Specialist Paediatric Medicine, a high dependency unit and complex ENT surgery. You will gain experience in all specialities by rotation within the ward. We link closely with paediatric A&E and PICU. In addition to serving the needs of the local population, we are also a tertiary referral centre. We offer a well established, dynamic multi professional team with a wealth of experience.

Savannah ward at the Evelina Children’s Hospital consists of 3 specialist tertiary services. Children are cared for in their own dedicated areas - Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Orthopaedics & Paediatric Neurology & inherited Metabolic Diseases. We provide a holistic child and family-centred approach to the management of children with chronic conditions requiring complex care. We are looking for highly motivated nurses with excellent communication skills to join our well established dynamic teams within each speciality.

Beach floor provides a multi-disciplinary team approach maintains a high standard of care for children and young people. The floor is split into three areas Nephro-urology, an integrated dialysis unit and Short Stay surgery area. We can offer nurses the opportunity to further develop and deliver quality evidence based care to patients and their families across all specialties. We offer a friendly and supportive environment with continuing professional development.

Ambulatory care includes Husky day case unit and Ocaen - our busy outpatients area where most children have their first experience of a hospital. To be part of this team you will need excellent communication and clinical skills, as children from all specialities will pass through these areas.

Research, evidence based practice, clinical governance and staff development are actively promoted; 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.

Applicants must be highly motivated with excellent communication skills that enjoy working in an energetic, challenging and at times demanding environment.
Come and be part of the team and help us lead the way in providing high quality care to the children and families within our hospital.

If you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and ambition to join our teams please take this opportunity and contact us via email:

For this position we invite applications from experienced nurses. Our assessment centres will be held on 18th April 2018

Closing Date 4th April 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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