Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Westminster Bridge Rd, Bishop's, London SE1 7EH

https://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/careers/why-choose-us/why-choose-us.aspx

Welcome

At Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust people from all kinds of professions work together to deliver excellent care. We want to recruit and retain the best nurses and midwives in the NHS, so we’ll do everything we can to support you and help make your career ambitions a reality.

We are very proud of our hospitals and community services in which our nurses and midwives play a pivotal role in ensuring their success. Nursing and midwifery has a strong, vibrant voice with exceptional leadership at all levels. We are proud to have maintained outstanding for caring in our recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspections.

We are very proud of our hospitals and community services in which our nurses and midwives play a pivotal role in ensuring their success. Nursing and midwifery has a strong, vibrant voice with exceptional leadership at all levels. We are proud to have maintained outstanding for caring in our recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspections.

We continually invest in growing our staff and work extremely hard to ensure you have all the resources you need to provide the care we expect all our patients and carers to receive.

Training and support is provided whilst we develop your existing skills and knowledge in each aspect of the Perioperative environment.

Personal and professional growth is encouraged through work based learning programs. These programs cover a broad range of clinical and non-clinical skills that aid you in building your professional portfolio in advanced nursing, leadership, research and more.

You are also considering joining the Trust at a very exciting time for us, as we are now successfully running a unique professional award called the Nightingale Nurse Award, as part of our Next Generation Nightingale programme. This award recognises our outstanding nurses and midwives and gives every one of our staff the potential to be formally called a Nightingale Nurse, with access to a fully funded degree or master’s module.

If you are an individual who takes pride in doing what you can to get it right every day, who wants to be part of something very exciting and wants to join our fabulous nursing and midwifery teams then please read on as to what we can offer you.

Pastoral & Professional Support

At Guys’ and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, we are proud of what we do and we value our staff. We provide Pastoral Support for all our staff. Our overseas nurses will be provided with accommodation, a welcome pack with basic necessities. We will meet you upon arrival and will support you with what you need to settle in the country and your new role.

We are open to dialogue and we are happy to discuss and provide solutions to difficulties that may arise. You will have robust induction process and support to pass your OSCE. We will never stop supporting you. We have many development program in place which are accessible to all our staff.

What can we offer you? Theatres only

We want you to be the best you can be and promise to support you in achieving your goals through our in-house training programs and tertiary study at our affiliated universities.

Training and support is provided whilst we develop your existing skills and knowledge in each aspect of the Perioperative environment.

Personal and professional growth is encouraged through work based learning programs. These programs cover a broad range of clinical and non-clinical skills that aid you in building your professional portfolio in advanced nursing, leadership, research and more.

Our Academy aims to develop a team of practitioners, with knowledge and skills to care for patients within Theatres, Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine (TAP), recognising the commitments of our staff and rewarding achievements.

Local Area Information

Running alongside the river Thames is the South Bank, a popular entertainment, commercial and urban parkland district of Central London. Both of our hospital campuses are based at either end of the district and are easy to travel between to see the sights, with Guy’s located at London Bridge and St Thomas’ at Westminster Bridge (Waterloo).

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South Bank and other London attractions include:

✔  The London Eye and London Dungeon
✔  SEA LIFE Aquarium and County Hall
✔  Jubilee Gardens (with outdoor events)
✔  Florence Nightingale Museum
✔  The Southbank Centre
✔  BFI IMAX & BFI Southbank (with 4 screen cinema)
✔  Tate Modern and Tate Britain
✔  The National Theatre
✔  The Young and Old Vic Theatres
✔  The Shard and open-air Skydeck
✔  Bankside Gallery and OXO Tower
✔  The Old Operating Theatre Museum
✔  London Bridge Experience with London Tombs
✔  Southwark Cathedral and St Paul’s Cathedral
✔  The Bridge Theatre and Southwark Playhouse
✔  The Scoop Amphitheatre and Shunt Vaults
✔  The Clink Prison Museum and The Globe Theatre
✔  The Natural History Museum and The Science Museum
✔  The National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery
✔  The Museum of London and The British Library
✔  Victoria and Albert Museum
✔  National Maritime Museum
✔  Whitechapel Gallery and Serpentine Galleries

Local markets and nearby areas

✔  Lower Marsh (near St Thomas’) with Borough Market and Maltby Street Market (near Guy’s) for food, produce, crafts and gifts.
✔  Oxford Street, Hyde Park, Soho, the West End and our community facilities are within easy reach.

Train, tube and bus transport links

We are served by mainline railway stations, including London Waterloo, London Bridge and London Victoria. These connect with London Underground tube lines and buses that provide access to our hospitals and community sites.

River and Cycle Hire Services

Transport for London (TfL) also provides river boat services that run near our hospitals and a cycle hire service, where you can collect and return bikes at various docking stations.

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Find out more on our Trust website:

Guy’s & St Thomas’ Website ›

Or get in touch with us:

Rob Lewis
Head of Nursing
Workforce

Rob.Lewis@gstt.nhs.uk

07920727414

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