Band 5 Nurse Assessment Centre

If you are a newly qualifying nurse, a nurse looking for a new challenge or want to expand your expertise, then why don’t you come and join us for our one stop Recruitment Day on Thursday 27th October 2016 from 9am. 

Here you will be met by our friendly senior nursing team, learn more about working for us and our range of services and specialities. Peruse our current vacancies and opportunities and answer any questions you have. 

You will then complete our assessment, followed by a group discussion and interview. Successful candidates will receive job offers and start pre-employment checks on the day.

What’s on offer?
We have Band 5 vacancies within our:

  • In-patient Assessment & Treatment and Psychiatric Intensive Care Units - Adult Mental Health Wards
  • In-patient Assessment & Treatment and Continuing Care - Older People and Healthy Ageing Wards
  • Community and Specialist Day Service Facilities

You will have the opportunity to practice within one of our Boroughs:
Kensington & Chelsea 

We can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work within and around the heart of London
  • Excellent progression through various career pathway opportunities
  • Support and guidance with Revalidation
  • Flexible working 
  • Ongoing supervision and appraisals with optional coaching available
  • Tailored education and development programme from Preceptorship to PhD.
  • Hidden Gem and annual award ceremonies
  • Excellent staff benefits: our benefit packages are amongst the best in London and include: golden hello £2500 for Park Royal Hospital, childcare vouchers, health and well-being services, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme and relocation package.

We have exciting opportunities for Band 5 RMN Nurses to develop their expertise in one of our in-patient wards, community teams or specialist day facilities within our 5 boroughs which form part of CNWL NHS Foundation Trust. 

We are looking for applicants who are newly qualifying nurses to qualified nurses with a wealth of experience who are friendly, approachable, compassionate and motivated with good communication skills. If you are committed to providing person centred care with a sound knowledge of best practice, this could be the opportunity for you. 

All our nurses work within our supportive nursing structure in developing and implementing assessments, treatments and recovery focused care for patients. In return you will receive ongoing support from your peers, ward/team manager and matron. You will also receive individual supervision as well as support from reflective practice groups. Our teams are well established, dynamic, with a strong commitment to multidisciplinary working, service development and continued professional development. We also provide ongoing in-house training and workshops for dedicated staff, to enable discussion, reflection and education which leads to the delivery of the best care for our patient groups.

Based in the busy centre of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled support, opportunities, education and development for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from on .going personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. CNWL prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and well-being.

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London’s population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond.

As a Foundation Trust we involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run and our future development. If you are interested in becoming a member of our Foundation Trust please visit the get-involved section of our website.

The catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference.

CNWL is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

Due to the high level of response we receive for some of our vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date. We advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed via the email address registered with NHS Jobs. Employment on Agenda for Change contracts with CNWL are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. CNWL NHS Foundation Trust follows safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Paula Robins Clinical Practice Development Lead