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Senior Staff Nurse - Pelican Ward

Job Reference: 271-BCC-2301811

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
£36,481 to £44,044 per annum inclusive

Senior Staff Nurse

We have an exciting opportunity for a band 6 Senior Staff Nurse to join our existing team on Pelican Ward.

Pelican is a busy inpatient and ambulatory unit that specializes in the management of children and young people with Rheumatology, Infectious Diseases, Immunology and Dermatology conditions as well as supporting a Physiotherapist-led Rehabilitation service.

Our patients span in age from new born to adolescent. They require a varied input of nursing care from both low to high dependency, and have both surgical and medical requirements.

We are looking for experienced registered nurses with excellent paediatric clinical skills, who are well-motivated and have exceptional communication capabilities, time management skills and a passion to develop their knowledge.

Previous experience of taking charge of a ward, working at band 6 level or relevant experience in the specialties on Pelican is preferred.

As a Unit we are committed to your professional development and offer educational opportunities which can be individually structured to include study to degree or Masters Level.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Carole Campbell


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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