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

Senior Staff Nurse - Hedgehog Ward

Job Reference: 271-IPP-1884129-K

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

International and Private Patients (IPP) Services

Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse – Hedgehog Ward.

Hedgehog Ward is a newly-refurbished 10-bedded ward that 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 with lengths of stay varying between day-case and long-term admission of six weeks or more – 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.

Due to a number of exciting developments within our team, we are currently looking for an experienced registered nurse who is flexible, innovative and highly motivated to join our friendly and dynamic team and who has 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 a children’s nurse wanting to work at a World class children’s hospital or an experienced adult nurse looking for a change of direction, we’d love to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Claudia Tomlin

International and Private Patients Service

T: +44 (0)20 7813 8401

M: +44 (0)7730 319423

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.

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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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