Newly Qualified Band 5 Nurses - Hospital


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Newly Qualified Band 5 Nurses - Hospital
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
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£26,290.80 to £34,154.40
26/02/2018 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.

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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Whittington Health NHS Trust

Calling all Newly Qualified Nurses or just about to qualify.

We would love you to work with us and care for our patients.

Are you a Student Nurse due to qualify? Are you looking for the best place to begin your nursing career? Then don’t look any further... Whittington Health is the Trust for you!

As an integrated care organisation, we provide both hospital and community services with our priority being to provide the right care, at the right time and in the right place for our patients.

We currently have band 5 vacancies in a wide range of specialties within the Whittington hospital including acute and general medicine, Care of the Elderly, Respiratory, Surgery, Orthopedics, MAU, Theatres and ED. We also have exciting opportunities with vacancies across our district nursing sites in Islington and Haringey.


What will we do for you?

Whittington Health will offer you:

  • A comprehensive 12 month preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses in which you will be supported by our practice development teams and the nurse education team
  • On-going learning and development opportunities including leadership courses and clinical skills such as cannulation, phlebotomy and blood cultures
  • Individually tailored career development pathways
  • Internal Transfer opportunities
  • Access to rotation schemes across district nursing and the hospital
  • Working with supportive, friendly and forward thinking teams


Interviews will be held on Thursday 8th of March

The day will commence at 8.30am


Closing date of 26th February


We are happy to allow student nurses to commence employment with us as Band 3 health care assistants whilst awaiting their PIN. We also welcome you to work on the bank whilst studying.


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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

For more information about nursing at Whittington Health NHS Trust please visit our website.


For further details on this post /informal visits contact: 

Yvonne Browne

Pre-Registration Practice Development Nurse


Collette Rowley

Clinical Learning and Placement Manager