Newly Qualified Staff Nurse - London

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Band 5Contract
37.5Job ref

£26,553 - £34,495 per annumClosing
18/02/2018 23:59

At Camden and Islington NHS foundation trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.
We have 3 key priorities which are:

Early and Effective Intervention
Helping People to Live Well
Research and Innovation

The cultural pillars that help us achieve our key priorities are:

We value each other
We are empowered
We keep things simple
We are connected

By coming to work at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust you will be joining a Trust with a national reputation for research, where services recognise that research underpins its commitment to providing high quality and innovative clinical care.
As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I values are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.

We are seeking compassionate, creative, and motivated newly registered Band 5 Nurses to become substantive members of the Camden and Islington (C&I) workforce.
We are located in the heart of London, including the vibrant Camden Town and the newly developed King’s Cross and St Pancras areas. Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust provides a fantastic place to work for newly registered nurses looking for an exciting new experience and a great place to develop their clinical skills. We have a variety of job opportunities in our Acute, SAMHs and Recovery & Rehabilitation services in a range of clinical settings including our community teams, inpatients services and specialist teams. We believe passionately in supporting the professional development of our staff, with specialist preceptorship and development programmes for newly qualified staff and an extensive range of development pathways for more experienced staff. Our catchment area covers a hugely diverse and multi-cultural population, to whom we offer a range of innovative mental health services, providing staff with the opportunity to learn, work in new ways and meet a different range of challenges. The Trust believes our employees are the driving force of our services, offering high quality care to our service users while continually looking for ways to further enhance services. With services situated throughout Camden and Islington our multidisciplinary teams assess and treat the most vulnerable members of the communities we serve. Working in the thick of it our employees possess a “can do attitude”, meeting the challenges of this specialist branch of health care with positivity and professionalism. If you want to work in the heart of London; want to challenge yourself; possess the drive to deliver high quality care; excellent communication skills; the ability to pay attention to detail; and a positive and proactive approach we want to hear from you. As valued employees of the Trust, our Nursing Team members receive dedicated support from their Team manager and the Trust Preceptorship Lead. Work with us and you will be working for a Trust who values and supports you; and is committed to your continuing professional development. As a member of our team you will receive:

A 6 months preceptorship programme with an assigned preceptor to support you in practice.
A Newly Qualified Nurse Training & Development programme
Opportunities to join a rotation programme to develop leadership skills which will be transferable through all of our care pathways
A supportive working environment
Opportunities for personal and professional development
A clear pathway for career progression including an opportunity to attend career clinics
The opportunity to work flexibly
Childcare Vouchers and access to discounted play schemes
Inner London Weighting

If all of this interests you please complete the simple Expression of Interest form attached and email it to

In line with NHS protocols, only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We regret that it is not possible to contact all applicants for every vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stageWe reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. We are an employer committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity, with a range of family friendly policies.For more information please go to Camden & Islington NHS FT website.

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