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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2020.

Staff Nurse - Fox Ward

Job Reference: 271-BCC-2420279-A

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Fox Ward | Blood, Cells & Cancer Directorate
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London
£29,888 - £36,738 per annum inclusive

**Calling all paediatric and adult registered nurses with bone marrow transplant, immunology or HDU/ITU experience**

We are seeking Experienced Staff Nurses Band 5 keen to explore and develop their careers in children’s bone marrow transplant to join our existing team. You can make a real difference in the lives of our patients and their families. A big responsibility? Absolutely. But if you’re up for the challenge, we’re on the lookout for amazing professionals to join our teams – talented individuals who can continue our high level of care

Fox ward and Robin ward specializes in BMT, Gene Therapy, Thymus Transplant, Immunology and ground breaking CAR T-cell therapy. We are one of only two paediatric centres in the UK to offer specialist immunotherapy treatment. Patients have varying nursing care dependencies offering you the opportunity to care for acutely unwell children. Patients are admitted to our wards, some patients are long term and you will have the opportunity to build a close rapport with the patient and family which is extremely rewarding and fulfilling.

Do you want?

  • To embrace technology and innovation to enhance patient care?
  • To be part of ground breaking clinical trials?
  • To experience unique bone marrow transplant and gene therapy, experience
  • To have a greater understanding of complex bone marrow transplant management?
  • Your contribution to be valued and recognized?
  • To work with a supportive nursing and multi-disciplinary team?
  • Flexible working patterns to enhance your work life balance?

What we can offer you:

  • Full induction working closely with our practice facilitator and Educator team, 4 weeks supernumery time
  • Help and support to achieve your future career goals through a personalized career development plan
  • Support to advance your specialist clinical skills in both HDU and complex haematology/oncology and bone marrow transplant specialties
  • Grow your leadership and management talent through our Band 5 to Band 6 development pathway or Band 6 development programme
  • Cultivate your research nursing pathway
  • Expand your educational development through access to relevant courses and support from out dedicated Practice Educators and Practice Facilitators
  • Internal transfer scheme to make the most of the opportunities for exposure to different specialties within GOSH and working practices without having to go to another organisation
  • A number of staff benefits – (see guide attached)

Why we need you:

  • To join our team of staff who continue to deliver outstanding patient care
  • To bring your individuality – we embrace diversity!
  • To live our always values with us
  • To enjoy connecting with a wide variety of people
  • To 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 a commitment from everyone working at GOSH to be Always Welcoming, Always Helpful, Always Expert and Always One Team. They are embedded in everything we do; we live them every day!

If you believe you have what it takes to continue your career at GOSH today, please apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Alayna Boyle

Job title: Fox Ward Sister

Email address:

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.

Please note that the Trust will shortly be introducing the TRAC recruitment system. Once the system goes live, after applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

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.

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

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