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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/04/2021.

Junior Band 5 Nurses (NQN - Starting Sept 2021) - CapitalNurse

Job Reference: 271-NWD-0921-CN

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Across Trust Specialities
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
£29,888 - £36,738 per annum inclusive

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) is committed to growing and developing its nursing workforce.

- Are you due to qualify in the Autumn of 2021?

- Have you undertaken your clinical placement and learning opportunities within the organisations of North Central London (NCL)?:

  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
  • Whittington Health NHS Trust
  • Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust
  • Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

If so, we would love to hear from you!

What we are offering:

We are welcoming Junior Band 5 Nurses (newly registering) into roles across our organisation so there are lots of opportunities to become a valued member of our team.

As a Junior Band 5 Nurse joining GOSH, support and guidance is provided to assist in the transition to your new role, which can be tailored according to clinical specialty and individual needs.

The aim of Preceptorship is:

• to allow you to consolidate your learning as a pre-registered student and learn new skills and knowledge

• to help you feel a sense of belonging to the new area and organisation

• to support you to become a confident practitioner and build a nursing career at GOSH


Our organisation:

As 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 have the largest range of children’s specialities in one institution in the UK.

The happiness and wellbeing of our staff is important. We provide a comprehensive range of subsidised and free benefits;

Band 5 starting salary £29,888 (subject to amendment to 2012/22 NHS payscales once confirmed) per annum inclusive

•Preceptorship programme and clinical supervision

•Interest-free season ticket loans

•Help with childcare

•Help with finding accommodation

•Staff support service

•Learning and development in line with the Department of Health Nursing framework

•Staff physiotherapy and massage service

•Staff counselling service

•A wide range of sports and social activities

•NHS pension scheme

•NHS Staff discounts

•Cycle to work scheme

•Staff recognition scheme in the form of monthly and annual awards ceremony


Our Values:

Our values are integral to everything we do including our recruitment. Please review the attached information to understand why they are so important to us.

How to apply:

•Review the attached information and submit an application form.

•If you have a preference of which area you would like to be placed please indicate this in the relevant section of the application form.

• If you submit an application to this vacancy you do not need to submit another application to 271-NWD-0921


If your application is successful you will be invited to an interview in May 2021.

The start date of this cohort is 27th September 2021.


All applicants will be expected to satisfy the following conditions:

You obtain your nursing qualification by the stated September start date to commence in post.

•You have completed a clinical placement in one of the Trusts in the list above.

•It is an essential requirement for applicants who express an interest in the ICU specialities to have completed a 3rd year ICU placement.

For further details / informal visits contact:

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 uses the TRAC recruitment system to manage our recruitment campaigns. 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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

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