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Band 5
Full Time and Part Time
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Royal Free Hospital, Barnet Hospital
Hampstead or Barnet
£27,936 - £36,134 per annum inclusive of HCAS
01/08/2020 23:59

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Band 5 Newly Qualified and Novice Nurses

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Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

Everyone is welcome at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. We're proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME, gender equality, staff carers and people with disabilities and lived experiences to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

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Are you a newly qualified nurse or soon to qualify looking for a supportive and dynamic place to work? Or you may be an experienced nurse working in a different setting and would like to pursue career in an acute hospital? 

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is offering a comprehensive Preceptorship programme for graduate nurses including 8 core study days over 12 months period. You will be supported by excellent Clinical Practice Educators and Education department. We offer opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge within different specialties and sites.
We offer you: 

  • On-Going learning and development opportunities including leadership course
  • Individually tailored career development pathways 
  • Internal Transfer opportunities
  • Accommodation (varied across the sites)
  • Opportunity to self-roster   (varied across the departments)
  • Opportunities to take a part in various Quality Improvement Projects
  • Nurseries and childcare vouchers; NHS Pension; Seasonal Loan Scheme 
  • Keep Fit schemes and access to staff gym and swimming pool (RFH site)
  • Working with supportive, friendly and forward thinking teams

Our hospitals are located close to many attractions with easy and fast transport links to central London 

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust with some of the best clinical outcomes in the country. Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital and associated services are part of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and together employ around 10 000 people to provide care for around 1.6 million people per year. In partnership with University College London (UCL) we are part of ground-breaking research as well as major teaching and training centre.

Please specify your preferred department and site on your application. Our vacancies across departments may vary.

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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

Jasmina Davies, Lead Nurse Recruitment and Retention