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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/03/2020.

Staff Nurse - Giraffe & Lion Ward

Job Reference: 271-BCC-2264550-A

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London
£29,056 to £36,134 per annum inclusive

Giraffe is part of a large Haematology/Oncology department that cares for children from 0-12 years old. We are committed to working in partnership with the community teams and shared care centre in order to provide the highest quality care for children and their families. The unit provides a dynamic environment with opportunities to be involved in research and the care of children undergoing treatments- such as high dose therapy, stem cell rescue and antibody treatments.

This unit is committed to professional development and offer extensive educational opportunities including study to degree and masters level.

The job will entail promoting a positive attitude towards continuing improvements in patient care through research and evidence based practice and acting as a mentor to students. The wards promote staff development through challenges and daily support, with excellent opportunities to build upon your knowledge base practice and nursing skills.

To be successful for this role, you will need to meet all the essential criteria outlined in the job description.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle da Silva, Ward Sister

Telephone: 020 7405 9200 extension: 0048


Mary Foo-Caballero, Lead Nurse

Telephone: 020 7405 9200 extension: 0497 or bleep 0904.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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