Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital based approximately 12 miles from central London. the hospital is situated in a beautiful and historic part of the country and lies very close to Richmond Park, Hampton Court Palace and Kempton Park. The hospital supports around 350,000 people in the surrounding area from the boroughs of Kingston, Richmond, Roehampton, Putney, Merton and East Elmbridge.
We have approximately 520 beds and directly employ around 2,700 staff, with another 300 staff employed by contractors but working on behalf of the Trust. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, but run a number of outpatient clinics in sites across our catchment area including Raynes Park Health Centre, Surbiton Centre for Health, Queen Mary's Roehampton and Teddington Memorial Hospital.
We provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.
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Bank Staff Nurse
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a busy general hospital serving South West London and Surrey. We are continuing our recruitment to Trust Bank for Band 5 Staff Nurses to complement our Ward teams.
You will have 6 months experience in an acute hospital setting, or be completing your preceptorship post registration.
This is a temporary working post and work will be offered as it becomes available, which maybe at short notice.
Bank nurses at Kingston Hospital are integral to our workforce. They are highly valued and we offer the same benefits that substantive staffs receive:
Annual Leave NHS pension scheme Access to child care facilities On-site parking as available Subsidised staff restaurant
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to undertake pre-interview assessments, including medicines management and numeracy tests.
If you have attended for an interview for a Band 5 nursing vacancy within the last six months and were unsuccessful, then please do not re-apply.
To expedite the application process, it is important that your referee details are accurate.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI 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.
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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