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District Nurse Student

Band 5

Main area
Community Nursing
Band 5
Fixed Term
37.5 per week
Job ref
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Haringey and Islington Community Sites
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum excl HCA
19/07/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.



Student district nurse training opportunity 

Whittington Health District nursing Service would like to sponsor registered nurses with community experience to undertake the Specialist Community Practitioner District Nurse programme, BSc (Hons). This is an accelerated degree and requires commitment and focus.
Do you have leadership potential? 
Are you interested in service improvement?
Are you highly motivated and seeking career development? 
We can offer a fully funded training opportunity to qualify as a Specialist Community Practitioner District Nurse. 

We are able to offer the following opportunities: 
Three full time fixed term contracts at Band 5. These are salary supported posts for academic year 2019 - 2020.

Through this application process you are also applying for a place at University and a NHS sponsored placement allowing you to train as a District Nurse. Please note this information may be subject to change. 


Please read the person specification to assess your suitability.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

We encourage informal visits and discussions with one of our Lead District Nurses. If you would like to arrange this please contact our District Nursing recruitment line on 020 3074 2506.