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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 271-NWF-B51

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
All Departments
£26,291 - £34,154 per annum inclusive

Band 5: Experienced Staff Nurse

Opportunities across a range of specialties including Respiratory, Cardiology, Rheumatology / Dermatology, Haematology/Oncology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology / Metabolic Medicine, Neurology / Neurosurgery, Outpatients, Surgery and Intensive Care.

Do you want:

  • to embrace technology and innovation to enhance patient care?

  • Your contribution to be valued and recognised?

  • Flexible working patterns to enhance your work life balance?

What we can offer you:

  • Help and support for your future career plan – having a personalised career development plan

  • Support to advance your specialist clinical skills in a wide range of clinical specialties

  • Grow your leadership and management talent

  • Cultivate your research nursing pathway

  • Expand your educational development

  • Internal transfer scheme to make the most of the opportunities for exposure to different specialties and working practices without having to go to another organisation

  • A number of staff benefits – (see guide attached)

Why we need you:

  • To join the team of staff who will work in our new world class clinical building to continue to deliver outstanding patient care.

  • To bring your individuality – we embrace diversity!

  • Live our always values with us

  • To enjoy connecting with people of all ages

  • Be a team player and a valued member of the GOSH community

Our organisation:

We are a tertiary service within the NHS. Most of the children and young people we care for are referred to us from other hospitals throughout the UK because of the highly complex or rare nature of their condition. We are proud to have the largest range of children’s specialties in one institution in the UK.

Our Always Values:

Our values are embedded in everything we do; we live them every day!

If you believe you have what it takes to start your GOSH career today, please apply. Should you have any queries please email us

Please note that if you are successful in your application you will be invited to one of our set recruitment days; if you cannot make the date given you will be offered the following months date.

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration 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

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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