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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 249-PC-111746

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Shalbourne Suite Ward
£22,128 to £28,746 pa

The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon is proud to have a team of 4,558 highly skilled, kind and compassionate staff that deliver high quality care for our patients. We are an ambitious and progressive Foundation Trust, committed to continuing our quality journey so that we can exceed our patients and clients expectations. The Trust provides acute services from the Great Western Hospital and community healthcare services across Swindon.

Staff Nurse - Full and part time posts available

(Please note, if you are a student qualifying in Spring 2018 your application will need to be transferred to our centralised student advert)

Shalbourne are seeking dynamic, innovative, quality driven band 5 nurses to join our nursing team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an environment focussed on giving excellent customer service and attending to every detail. The successful candidate will get to work alongside highly skilled, professional team members and work with some of the best Consultants from a wide variety of specialties within the Trust.

Shalbourne offers the full patient journey from initial clinic appointments to pre-assessments, day-case and in-patient surgery and post-operative follow-up care. This makes it an extremely interesting and challenging place to work as you will have the opportunity to care not only for adults, children (over 13yrs) and their families who may require a variety of procedures but also covers a wide spectrum of clinical conditions and illnesses.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate an excellent standard of working with a passion for providing the best in customer care. To be open to learning and developing their knowledge and skill base and offer flexibility in their thinking in order to meet the ever changing needs of the customers we receive.

We are looking for someone who really wants to make a difference to our patient’s experience so if you feel you have what it takes and would like to be part of this exciting and challenging environment please contact us for more information or apply now!

For more information please contact Kerry Beckhelling 01793 646062/9


Working in healthcare is rewarding and we will work with you to maximize your potential. All we ask in return is that you live by our STAR values - Service, Teamwork, Ambition and Respect.

  • We invest in your training and development to pursue a successful and fulfilling career in healthcare.
  • As an NHS employer we offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered in the UK.
  • Permanent staff receive at least 27 days' holiday each year, a generous pension, plus other benefits including flexible working options and exclusive discounts.
  • Bank workers receive one extra hours pay for every 12 hours worked in place of annual leave entitlement, plus other benefits including pension.
  • We offer an onsite Nursery and are one of the first employers in the country to offer 30 hours of free childcare a week subject to eligibility.

Application information:

The vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications are received.

All new starters with the Trust will be subject to a six month probationary period, with the exception of medical and dental candidates.

Current employees should be aware that this position is advertised as a GWH position and appointment ends any TUPE protection.

All candidates are required to pay for their own DBS check where applicable. Standard DBS check costs £26 and will be recovered from the first months pay; Enhanced DBS check costs £44 and will be recovered over the first 2 months pay. (£22 per month)

Bank posts requiring a DBS check; payment must be made prior to commencing.

Apprentices are exempt from DBS payment.

GWH NHS Foundation Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to safer recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team.

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