Registered Nurse - Accident & Emergency

Whipps Cross Hospital, London
£25,681 - £33,058 per annum
20 Mar 2018
17 Apr 2018

Department: Accident and Emergency

Location: Whipps Cross Hospital, London

Salary: £25,681 - £33,058 per annum

2.5 million people living in east London and beyond look to the services run by the Barts Health group of hospitals to provide them with the healthcare they need. We are the biggest NHS teaching trust in the country, and our challenges are those of a large and complex organisation. Coming to work for Barts Health mean you will gain experience like no other NHS trust. We offer you the opportunity and support to experience a wide and varied career within one Trust.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

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Emergency Department Staff Nurse - Band 5

We are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated band 5 nurses to join our Emergency Department at Whipps Cross University Hospital, Leytonstone which is currently being rejuvenated to meet the demands of our local community. If you're looking for your next role and an opportunity to work within a fast paced, dynamic environment as part of an experienced, committed team then we'd be pleased to hear from you.

The Adult Emergency Department at Whipps Cross Hospital is currently undergoing an exciting period of change which is reflected in the management of patients and the opportunities available to staff for personal and professional growth and development.

This process of change requires new and exciting perspectives in relation to Emergency Care, and would provide an excellent challenge for those looking to develop further and be part of process change on a large scale, where your experience and input are valued and encouraged. We offer a structured orientation program and on-going supportive mentorship to ensure you quickly progress and develop the skills required to work in an acute setting whilst gaining experience in the management of patients with a diverse range of presenting complex medical / surgical pathologies.

Those with an interest in care provision for the older person are also encouraged to apply, as we develop our service further to meet the needs and expectations of this particular aspect of care delivery. Candidates will have post registration experience. You will need to have the skills and abilities to deliver high standards of care and have the resilience to meet the challenges of our busy and stimulating work setting.

You should be motivated, an excellent communicator and have proven organisational / clinical skills, and training will be given to develop these skills further.

If family or other commitments inhibit your ability to take a substantive post then consider working for our bank, competitive rates of pay reflecting experience and qualification are offered with access to consistent and stable lines of work within our department. This could be the perfect opportunity for those looking to branch out into Emergency Care provision, but are not quite ready to leave their current position.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Fiona McCreesh


As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful. 

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from 

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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