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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/02/2020.

Newly Qualified Band 5 Nurses

Job Reference: 259-NQN2020WXH

Barts Health NHS Trust
Whipps Cross University Hospital, London
£27,936 - £34,628 per annum

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

Newly Qualified Band 5 Nurses

Are you newly qualified, or due to qualify in 2020 and looking for a great start to your nursing career within London’s largest NHS Trust?

Would you like to work in a caring friendly environment and make a difference to people’s lives?

Then we would love to hear from you!

We are looking to recruit highly motivated, newly registered nurses to help us deliver high quality, safe and compassionate care. Our registered nurses will make a real difference to patients’ lives, so whether you are providing skilled nursing care you will be providing continuing compassionate care and support.

As you approach the end of your training with us as a student, we would like to offer you the opportunity to join Whipps Cross.

Here at Whipps Cross University Hospital we are a friendly caring place to work. We are a vibrant local hospital providing the best possible care to an increasing population of residents in East London and surrounding areas. We value great team work and take pride in what we do for our most vulnerable patients.

Whipps Cross University Hospital is looking to actively recruit students who are in their final year due to qualify in 2020.

Your training and development doesn’t stop when you finish your student placement. Whipps Cross is committed to developing you throughout your career so that you can deliver safe and compassionate care to our patients and be the best nurse you can possibly be. We have opportunities for rotation, developing leadership skills and a variety of clinical settings and structures to diversify your career progression.

To help progress your career Whipps Cross is happy to allow student nurses who have completed their course to commence employment with us as Band 3 nursing assistants, whilst awaiting their PIN or to work on the bank whilst studying.

As a newly qualified nurse we will develop your skills, knowledge and professional confidence and you can be assured that you will be supported and developed in your role. All our newly qualified nurses complete the preceptorship programme and are supported by the senior team and our practice development nurses. We know that it can sometimes be difficult to know what you want to do and feel confident about putting your training into practice, so we’re here to give you the support and training to help you.

We are currently recruiting to the following specialties:

      • Older People Services (OPS)
      • General Medicine
      • General Surgery
      • Rotations
      • A&E
      • AAU

This is an exciting opportunity for students looking to develop the first steps of their nursing career in a supportive and state of the art environment and we welcome your application.

On the day of your interview:

  • You can meet our senior clinical team to discuss career opportunities and learn about our services
  • You will be interviewed by our senior nurses
  • Get an offer on the day if you are successful

We will provide you with excellent development opportunities and a team that lives and works by our WeCare values which are at the heart of everything that we do. We look forward to welcoming you to Whipps Cross and working with you to deliver the best care to our patients.

We are friendly, We are welcoming, We are a community, Join the Whipps Cross family.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Melanie Brathwaite on

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Our people strategy for 2019-2022 sets out our priorities and an action plan to meet our ambition. In this strategy, we set out the deal we are offering to you in return for living and breathing our values so that they shape everything that you do every single day.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS 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.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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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