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LGT Recruitment Job Fair for Nurses

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum plus HCA
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for ambitious nurses to join our friendly and welcoming team. We are recruiting the following:

ED Nurses

Community nurses

Paediatrics nurses

Endoscopy nurses

Qualified ACPs

Theatres Nurses - anaesthetic practitioners, scrub nurse, recovery nurses

Health Visitors and School Nurses

If you are already working as a qualified nurse or you are newly qualified or would like to pursue a new career pathway in a specialty, then now is your opportunity to join a hard-working and dedicated team.

We'd love you to come along and we look forward to meeting with you.

Please note this job fair is by admissions by ticket only. See Link below for details of the job fairs and to get a FREE ticket.

Date: Saturday, 1st and 8th June 2024

Time: 10am to 2pm

To register to attend please and venue information complete this link:

PLEASE NOTE: This is a face to face event. If you are unable to attend in person your application will not be taken further.

Main duties of the job

If you are an overseas trained Nurse in the UK, you will need to have your NMC registration.

You will be responsible for assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating nursing care with opportunities to increase your skills, knowledge and experience. You must possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. We aim for our new team members to develop and take an active role in helping to make improvements on the unit and most importantly, to the care given to our patients.

Supported by the Practice Development team, you will receive a thorough induction and a tailored orientation programme, as well as a period of supernumerary practice. All newly qualified nurses will be offered our accredited preceptorship programme. Continuing professional development and post-registration education is actively encouraged through the provision of in-house study days and courses at the local universities to help build your nursing career.

About us

Our people are our greatest asset. When we feel supported and happy at work, this positivity reaches those very people we are here for, the patients. Engaged employees perform at their best and our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) initiatives contribute to cultivate a culture of engagement. We have four staff networks, a corporate EDI Team and a suite of programmes and events which aim to insert the 5 aspirations:
  • Improving representation at senior levels of staff with disabilities, from black, Asian, and ethnic minorities background, identify as LGBTQ+ and women, through improved recruitment and leadership development
  • Widening access (anchor institution) and employability
  • Improving the experience of staff with disability
  • Improving the EDI literacy and confidence of trust staff through training and development
  • Making equalities mainstream

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    • Act as a Named Nurse within a Team taking responsibility, over an appropriate span of time, in conjunction with the Ward Manager and the multidisciplinary team, for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care from admission to discharge within the community.
    • Be aware of current advances in clinical care and be able to facilitate the team members in implementation of evidence-based practice.
    • Take an active role in the continuing development and use of protocols and standards for nursing care.
    • Participate in evaluation, audit, and research of nursing care, and incorporate appropriate findings into practice.
    • Actively work to promote health and prevent ill health in staff, patients and their relatives.
    • Promote and maintain a safe and pleasant environment for patients, visitors, and colleagues.
    • Check the readiness for use of emergency/special equipment and ensure all equipment in use, is in good working order.
    • Have knowledge of recording relevant patient/nursing data on to computer.
    • Ensure his/her own and junior staffs compliance with the NMC Guidelines for Records and Record Keeping (1998) in all settings.
    • Accept responsibility for the administration, care, and custody of medicines, in accordance with legal requirements and NMC and Trust Guidelines on drug administration.
    • Attend mandatory annual updates in fire training, basic life support and maintain knowledge of relevant policies.
    • Have knowledge and understanding of all relevant Trust policies, including the Major Incident Plan, ensuring that junior colleagues are aware of such policies.
    • Have knowledge of and adhere to relevant parts of national legislation, including Health and Safety at Work Act, COSHH Regulations, and Moving and Handling Regulations.
    • Transport people and/or items safely and to time consistent with legislation, policies and procedures.
    • Ensure all biomedical investigations and interventions are undertaken safely and in a timely manner, reporting and documenting results appropriately and in line with legislation, policies and procedures.

    If you dont manage to submit an application, dont worry, please see link under main duties on how to get a ticket for the job fair.

    We cant wait to see you there!

    Person Specification

    Qualifications and Training


    • 1st level registration NMC



    • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
    • Able to formulate and verbalise views
    • Able to anticipate and forward plan



    • Able to recognise stress in self and others and support colleagues through stressful situations.
    • Patient focused

    Personal Qualities


    • To demonstrate knowledge of being up to date within the speciality
    • Flexible, able to work all shifts including rotation to night duty.

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust


    University Hospital Lewisham


    SE13 6LH

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