*Band 5 Newly Qualified Nurses 2022* (ADULT)
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
6d ago

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.

Providing excellent nursing care. As skills and competencies develop, taking charge and actively participating in and contributing to the management of the ward or department on a regular basis.

Supervising and mentoring junior staff.

Enjoy living in great locations across London and its outskirts - all within short journeys of your work. Whether it’s support finding accommodation, the friendliest of welcomes from committed nursing teams, and even the chance to move between roles and Trusts if your first Band 5 role isn’t quite what you want we’re flexible and dedicated to giving you the best start in your nursing career.

Your nursing career your choice!

Choose St Georges NHS Trust and join a team that suits you best! You can be interviewed online and start your new role if successful on dates to suit you! We offer an easy, quick route into the widest range of opportunities for Newly-Qualified Nurses and final year nursing students.

Please do get in touch. We’d love to tell you more about what’s on offer including :

  • Flexible start date to suit your needs
  • Unrivalled learning and development support from day one with dedicated preceptors, mentors, clear Band 5 NQN career and skills pathways and comprehensive clinical and leadership training opportunities
  • Unique opportunities to gain the experience you want - choose from national and world-leading specialist services, every ward and specialty you can imagine, even NQN community roles with flexibility to move between Trusts and services via rotation and future roles
  • Support settling in, from finding accommodation to ensuring your role is right for you and offering different options if you wish
  • The unique environment of busy, dynamic London NHS Trusts working with world-leading clinicians, supportive nursing teams, benefiting from the best teaching hospitals and universities, adopting the latest digital clinical technology - and serving uniquely diverse communities.
  • With nearly 9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.

    Their main site, St George’s Hospital in Tooting one of the country’s principal teaching hospitals is shared with St George’s, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research.

    St George’s Hospital also hosts the St George’s, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.

    As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.

    St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.

    5 million people. The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma.

    Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases.

    The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre.

    Detailed job description and main responsibilities

    Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role and responsibilities

    Person specification

    Qualifications and Training

    Essential criteria

  • Registered Nurse
  • Organisational Management

    Essential criteria

  • Ability to effectively prioritise workload and patient care needs.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clinical risk
  • Essential criteria

  • Motivated and demonstrates an enthusiasm for the speciality
  • Demonstrates a caring and sensitive approach to patient care
  • We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful and behave in a way that reflects these.

    More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

    Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

    If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document / s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features.

    These features will include :

  • The machine readable zone
  • An ultra violet image
  • An infra red image
  • As part of your pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct.

    We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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