Newly qualified nurses

Band 5

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Band 5
Full Time/Part Time
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Southampton General Hospital
£22,128 pa pro rata
15/06/2018 23:59

Are you looking to start your nursing career in a busy teaching hospital? Do you meet the criteria below? If so then we at the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHSFT) want you to come and join us.

  • Are you looking for a challenge in your first post?
  • Do you want to make a difference and improve the patient experience?
  • Are you motivated to give excellent patient care?
  • Do you want variety in your place of work?
  • Do you share our Trust values of putting patients first, always improving and working together?

We feel that the development of our staff is central to the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care and to support this, the successful candidates will be offered opportunities for ongoing development to help realise professional and personal ambitions. We offer a minimum 6-month preceptorship programme, to support your transition as you develop your knowledge and skills further, building your confidence as an autonomous professional. 

We offer a flexible career pathway; providing opportunities for staff to move around between the many specialities within the hospital. If you are interested in this route please highlight this in your supporting statement, along with your specific choice of speciality you wish to be considered for.

We believe that having studied hard for your qualification you will have already demonstrated enthusiasm and commitment and we look forward to supporting you in a busy and exciting teaching trust.

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to join one of Europe’s leading teaching hospitals.


Dual Field

If you have completed a dual field programme (child/adult or mental health/ adult) please specify the areas in which you would like to work to enable to maintain both parts of your registration in your application. 

We strongly recommend that you refer to the person specification and job description when completing your application.

Please provide both an academic and a clinical reference. 


Interviews will be held in July 2018.

We also warmly welcome you to attend our newly qualified recruitment day on 18th May 2018 from 11:00 to 14:00.


Paediatric nurses

Paediatric students will need to apply through the specific adult advert reference 188-NQNChild2018-B.


Please note this post is for newly qualified nurses. We welcome applications from students within 18 months of qualifying.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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