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*Band 5 Newly Qualified Nurses 2023* (ADULT)

Band 5

Main area
Various Departments
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£32,466 - £39,521 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Salary period
30/06/2023 23:59


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


Job overview

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.

Main duties of the job

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.

Working for our organisation

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

General & Personal

Essential criteria
  • Motivated and demonstrates an enthusiasm for the speciality
  • Demonstrates a caring and sensitive approach to patient care

Employer certification / accreditation badges

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleAge positiveStep into healthCapital Nurse, London

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Recruitment Team
Job title
SWL Recruitment Hub
Email address
Telephone number
0208 296 4044