Careers at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS trust

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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Childrens Inpatients
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
University Hospital Lewisham
£23,023 to £29,608 per annum plus HCA
26/11/2018 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

Children’s Services at the University Hospital, Lewisham are currently seeking an enthusiastic Band 5 children’s nurse to work in the children’s emergency department and inpatient ward. Rotation posts or the opportunity to work in both areas is also an option.

If you would like to become part of a friendly team, delivering excellent care and take advantage of many opportunities available to you, we would like to meet you.

We can offer you excellent educational opportunities from in-house study courses to post graduate education through King’s College London University, London South Bank University and University of Greenwich.

This busy district general hospital in South East London, recently rated ‘Good’ by the CQC, offers a wide range of experiences of specialist and general paediatric services. It is comprised of a 16 bedded Inpatient and 15 bedded Day Care Unit, a busy outpatient department. It also includes a 24hr dedicated children’s emergency department. All areas work closely with the children’s community and hospital at home teams.

Our philosophy is to provide an environment which promotes a caring and supportive culture to patients, their cares and its staff. Developmental opportunities are actively encouraged and you will be supported by experienced leadership and practice educators.

Newly qualified staffs are welcome and supported by an embedded preceptorship programme, alongside local competencies.

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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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Robert Cole via or 0208 333 3000, Bleep 4907

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