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Staff Nurse - Band 5 (Golden Hello included)

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Staff Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full Time/Part Time
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QVM Hospital / Langley House, Watford / Herts & Essex Hospital / Potters Bar Community Hospital
Welwyn / Watford / Bishops Stortford / Potters Bar
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum pro rata
Today at 23:59

Our friendly and supportive teams in our Inpatients Units are recruiting to band 5 Staff nurse positions. The Bishops Stortford post attracts a Golden Hello of £2,500.

The Inpatients Units are:

Queen Victoria Memorial (QVM) Hospital in Welwyn, AL6 9PW

Herts & Essex Hospital in Bishops Stortford, CM23 5JH

The units caters for adults 18+ who require rehabilitation following illness, surgery etc. There is a well established multidisciplinary team of nurses and therapists who work closely together to enable the patients to reach their full potential.

The successful candidate will:

  • have NMC registration
  • have experience in providing excellent patient focused care
  • work in a friendly and supportive environment
  • be encouraged to progress their career development
  • be able to work shifts covering 24 hours per day within a two shift pattern, 7 days a week, including public holidays
  • have a full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is desirable (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

In return, we can offer you:

  • In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum (pro rata where applicable).
  • One off payment of £2500 (pro rata), payable after 12 months in post (not applicable in Welwyn)
  • Generous contributory pension
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • Special Leave for family and personal reasons
  • NHS Car Lease Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Discounts

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust is voted as one of the ‘Top 100 Best Places to Work’ (HSJ/ Nursing Times).  Our CQC rating of is ‘Good’ and we are one of a new generation of community health service trusts. We have built up a reputation for quality and excellence and our vision is to become a leading light in the provision of innovative programmes of care which maintain and improve the health and well-being of the people of Hertfordshire.

Hertfordshire came top in the uSwitch Better Family Life Index 2016, we were voted the best county to raise a family.

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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

Lenie Elevado, Ward Manager, QVM Hospital, Welwyn

Liesa Seifert, Ward Manager, Herts & Essex Hospital, Bishops Stortford
01279 827231