Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Whittington Hospital
£26,553 to £34,495 pa incl HCAS
23/10/2017 23:59

The Whittington Hospital 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.

62 per cent of staff say they are proud to be working for the organisation in our Staff Survey with 55 per cent saying they would recommend us as a great place to work and 53 per cent say they have a strong sense of belonging.

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Are you a registered nurse or about to qualify and looking for a position?
If you want to work in a dynamic, award winning and fulfilling team environment, Whittington Health is the place for you!

We are looking for committed, compassionate, and caring nurses to join our Team.
Whittington Health provides healthcare services to 500,000 people living in Islington and Haringey as well as Barnet, Enfield and Camden. As one organisation providing both hospital and community services, we are known as an ‘integrated care organisation’; the model of the future. This means we can bring high quality services closer to home and speed up communication between community and hospital services, improving our patients’ experience particularly for those who need different levels of care

The Trust is one of the safest hospitals in England and our aim is to provide outstanding care, by ensuring it is well coordinated, in the right place and designed around individual patient’s needs. We deliver care using our values – ICARE – Innovation, Compassionate, Accountable, Respectful and Excellent. Learn more about our values by clicking here. The Trust genuinely values and cares for its staff and has recently been presented with an achievement award as part of the Mayor’s London Health Workforce Charter. This is a scheme that acknowledges employers who invest in workplace health and wellbeing.

This is an excellent opportunity for qualified nurses, or those about to qualify, who are excellent communicators and passionate about delivering the best care possible for our patients. If you want to make an impact, accelerate your learning and rise to the daily challenge of caring for a diverse community, then head for Whittington Health. We have a strong emphasis on your development which will be informed through regular appraisals with your line manager. You will be supported to develop by senior nursing staff in our wards, departments and community teams and you will have access to a wide range of free in-house study days, university based courses and other learning and development opportunities. Our clinical education team are ready to advise you and a team of practice development nurses are ready to support you in practice.
You will be a self-motivated nurse and a good team player and you will be expected to work closely with our partners in health and social care. The Trust has a wide number of specialties including medicine and surgery. One of the great advantages of working at Whittington Health is the opportunities for our nurses to have the option to move between different specialities and develop new insights without having to leave the organisation.
We offer a range of flexible working options and also a range of staff benefits including discounted gym membership and theatre tickets, as well as discounts at a number of restaurants and season ticket loans. We would welcome applications from experienced nurses and student nurses nearing the end of their training.

For further details about these exciting opportunities to join our award winning team, please visit our website for more information, or contact a member of the nursing recruitment team at

Please ensure you indicate on your application which specialty you are interested in and outline any relevant post registration experience and/ or qualifications.

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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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