Band 5 Staff Nurse - Older Peoples Service

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

Department: Older People Services

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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Band 5 Nurse - Older People Services

‘If you would like to work in a hospital with a large population of older people, Whipps Cross is the hospital to do this.’

Whipps Cross is changing and changing for the better, we have a designated team that specialise in care of the older patients. Within our OPS division we are really proud to have a frailty unit and pathway for our patients , this means we have a true MDT to look after this cohort of patients from the front door of the hospital to our Connaught day clinic

We are looking for passionate band 5 nurses to come and make a difference to the patient care we provide on our older people wards. If you are a registered nurse withexcellent communication skills, who is enthusiastic, patient focused and who enjoys working with older people we would welcome your application.

In return we can offer you fantastic career development opportunities and a team that lives and works by our WE CARE values. You can join our fundamentals of care programme or our older peoples leadership programme. In addition to this we can also offer flexible rotas, , rotations, strong leadership support, subsidised staff car park and much more.

Whipps Cross NHS Trust is part of Barts Health and we are continuing on our journey to make huge improvements to our services and we would like you to be part of this journey with us.

We are friendly, We are welcoming, We are a community, Come and Join the Whipps Cross family.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further informatuion please contact Mandy Reed


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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