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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/12/2020.

Staff Nurse - Squirrel Gastro Ward

Job Reference: 271-BBM-2667166-B

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Squirrel Ward
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London
£29,888 - £36,738 per annum inclusive

Band 5 Staff Nurse – Squirrel Gastro Ward

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Band 5 paediatric nurse to join our team on Squirrel Gastro Ward. We are looking for nurses who are enthusiastic and well-motivated as we seek to deliver high quality care to children and young people.

Good time management and decision making skills are essential along with an ability to work both independently and as part of a team, rotating day and night shifts. The unit encourages staff to develop their leadership skills and clinical knowledge as well as promoting individual development.

Squirrel Gastro Ward is a busy ward with 10 beds, specialising in gastroenterology medicine, both acute and long term management. You will have the opportunity to learn complex fluid management, Parental Nutrition and caring for children undergoing investigations of the GI tract. We care for a mixture of long and short stay patients, catering for a diverse age range of patients from newborn to 18 years,

For further details / informal visits contact:

Andrea McLean - Ward Sister, Squirrel Gastro Ward

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.

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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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