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Band 5 Graduate Adult Nurse

Whittington Health NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum exclusive of HCAS
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Are you a final year adult nursing student due to qualify in the UK in 2024? Want to work in friendly, supportive teams? Want expert guidance and training as you transition from student to registered nurse? If you're looking for a band 5 adult nurse position, we would love you to work with us and care for our patients. There are no limits to how far you can go with us.

At Whittington Health NHS Trust we will offer you:
  • North Central London location with superb travel links
  • On-going learning and development opportunities including leadership courses and clinical skills training
  • Individually tailored career development pathways
  • Internal Transfer opportunities
  • Opportunities in our integrated care organisation to work in the community as well as in the hospital.
  • Work with supportive, friendly and forward-thinking teams
  • Flexible working opportunities

We have a 12-month preceptorship programme in which you will be supported by excellent clinical placement educators and the preceptorship lead (see attached document). We know how important this transition time is for you and we will support you all the way.

Main duties of the job

Please see the attached job description for the main duties of this position.

We have opportunities for adult nurses to work in our district nursing service, a variety of our emergency and integrated medicine areas and a variety of surgical areas.

We'll help you be a first-rate nurse whichever area you choose to work in. And we give you access to our large range of staff benefits. You can read more about these in our nursing handbook attached.

The interviews will take place on 27th June.

On the interview day you will have the opportunity to speak to a variety of teams from across our community and hospital departments, discuss career pathways with our experienced teams and meet our senior nursing team.

If you have undertaken your clinical placements within the organisations of North Central London, please see the attached Graduate Guarantee document for further details.

See attached document for a list of our clinical areas. You can also contact us by email or call us for an informal chat.

The teams which you will work in will be inclusive, supportive, and diverse reflecting our Trust values.

About us

Whittington Health serves a richly diverse population and works hard to ensure that all our services are fair and equally accessible to everyone. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the way we look after our staff. We aim to employ a workforce which is as representative as possible of this population, so we are open to the value of differences in age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, and religion or belief. The Trustbelieves that as a public sector organisation we have an obligation to have recruitment, training, promotion and other formal employment policies and procedures that are sensitive to these differences. We think that by doing so, we are better able to treat our patients as well as being a better place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the document attached for detailed job duties and main responsibilities named as Hospital and Community JDPS.

Please note vacancy might close earlier than the closing date depending on number of application , so please apply as soon as possible

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (RN 1ST Level Registration)
  • Evidence of recent training and development
  • Evidence of work based learning and ability to meet competencies


  • Further postgraduate certification

Skills & Abilities, essential criteria


  • oExcellent written communication
  • oClinical/research based skills

Knowledge & Experience, essential criteria


  • oCommitment to 6Cs (including compassionate care) and how they underpin all nursing practice

Employer details

Employer name

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust


Various locations- Whittington Health Sites

Magdala Ave


N19 5NF

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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