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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/03/2020.

Senior Staff Nurse - Bumblebee Ward

Job Reference: 271-IPP-34955-B-B

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Bumblebee Ward
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London, WC1N 3JH
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum inclusive

Senior Staff Nurse

Bumblebee Ward is a 21-bedded ward that includes three day-case beds and cares for children and families from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. The patient mix is enormously varied and covers both surgical and medical specialities – it’s a great ward to work on if you wish to deliver care to patients with a diverse range of conditions and it provides great opportunities to develop a breadth of nursing experience. Although based within the International and Private Patients (IPP) Division, the post is an NHS role and therefore successful applicants will continue to benefit from the terms and conditions of the National Agenda for Change agreement.


We are currently looking for experienced registered nurses who are flexible, innovative and highly motivated to join our friendly and dynamic team and who have previous experience of caring for patients with a wide range of medical and surgical conditions. We are committed to enabling our staff to take up the many learning opportunities offered by the Trust, providing the support and encouragement necessary to assist those wanting to develop their careers further – we are in an enviable position of being able to offer development into highly specialist roles including research nursing, clinical nurse specialist roles, case management as well as more conventional roles such as matron, infection control specialist nurse or practice development.

So whether you are an experienced paediatric nurse looking to take the next step of your career at a World class children’s hospital or an experienced adult nurse looking to transfer your skills to a slightly different area, we’d love to hear from you. For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Jasmine Hammond, Bumblebee Ward Manager, via e-mail at

For further details / informal visits contact:

Tom Kennedy

Ward Manager, Bumblebee

International and Private Patients Service

Note: My working days are Tues, Weds, Thurs and Fri

T: +44 (0) 20 74059200 ext 8687

Cisco: +44 (0) 20 74059200 ext 8687

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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