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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/09/2019.

Registered Nurses

Job Reference: 361-RN-ENHREGNURSE

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Medicine/Surgery Division
Lister Hospital, Stevenage
£24,214 - £30,114 p.a pr

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust we are proud of the range of services we provide. As a result, we need amazing people to help us deliver these services and provide excellent care to our community.

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:

  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of providers

We believe passionately in putting our patients first and we’re looking for people to join our nursing team who feel the same. .

Why Us?

We are in the top three NHS hospital groups in the East of England for size and number of patients, so you’ll work with a great mix of patients.

We have close working links with the University of Hertfordshire and Cambridge University, as well as being a founding member of the Eastern Academic Health Sciences Network.

We have specialties that are not found normally at a general hospital, including cardiology, renal and robotic urology – this means that your new role will be really interesting and there are great opportunities to learn new skills.

As a nurse at East and North Herts NHS Trust, you can expect the following:

  • An established preceptorship scheme to ensure that our new nurses continue to develop their nursing skills, leadership, values and the importance of care and compassion
  • The support of a preceptor throughout the preceptorship period
  • A newly revised band 5 rotation scheme which can be tailored to meet your needs if you wish
  • An on-site dedicated and professional non-medical education team to support you as you progress through your nursing career
  • Fast-track access to a practice supervisor and practice assessor qualification
  • A Band 5 to Band 6 fast-track scheme which gives our band 5 nurses all the skills and competencies they need to enable them to be ready for band 6 opportunities that arise, witih full training to support this development
  • An RCN Leadership course for (Jacqui could you put something here as I’m not really sure what it consists of!)
  • A Band 5 Internal Transfer Scheme designed to help our nurses move into different areas of the Trust as part of ongoing careers conversations with you. We have a variety of vacancies across specialties

We have a variety of vacancies across specialties:

  • Elderly Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Emergency Department
  • Ophthalmology
  • Renal
  • Frailty Assessment Unit
  • Children's Emergency Department
  • Children's Services


For further details / informal visits contact:

Resourcing team on 01438 28 6529.

Committed to our Community

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for all job applicants, staff, patients and the wider community.

We are also proud to support our UK armed forces by supporting Reservists, Cadet Instructors, Veterans and military spouses/partners into employment and offering supportive policies that value their contribution to the community and to our Trust.

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We look forward to receiving your application!

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