Band 5 Staff Nurse - Specialist Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital

Band 5

Main area
Specialist Medicine
Band 5
37.5 per week
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Charing Cross Hospital
£26,554 - £34,495 pa inc
25/02/2018 23:59


Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number)


Fast forward your nursing career at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and you may be eligible for a new starter premium of £5000. Charing Cross Hospital is full of opportunity for nurses who are starting out in specialist medicine, or looking for progression to develop new skills. 

Undertake a bespoke rotation programme and learn to care for patients with a range of conditions to secure a job in the specialty you love.

You will gain optimal experience by working in our nursing teams. Our highly trained and supportive senior nurses will ensure your smooth transition across a range of wards so you can gain knowledge and realise your nursing potential. You will benefit from specialist skills training, clinical and education supervision with a dedicated mentor and leadership development. You will also be able to draw on the expertise of multidisciplinary teams. We take pride in respecting the opinions of each other and sharing our knowledge across the team which includes nurses, doctors, therapists and social workers. Our joint aim is to deliver the highest quality of care possible to our patients.

At Charing Cross Hospital, our patients come from a diverse mix of backgrounds and they present with a range of the following medical conditions:


We treat patients for asthma, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sleep disorders, allergic conditions, interstitial lung disease and pulmonary fibrosis in our ward.


We provide a complete service for the diagnosis and care of patients with a range of gastroenterological conditions like: inflammatory bowel, coeliac, peptic ulcer, cancers of the oesophagus, stomach, pancreas and bowel.     

Elderly care and frailty

We care for the elderly patients in the acute in patient setting as well as rehabilitation in our specially adapted unit. You will perfect your skills and develop techniques in managing acute and complex care. We use innovative methods to achieve best experience outcomes for our patients like the use of pet therapy and activities to encourage social skills. Our exceptional dementia team won the Health Service Journal 2017 award for acute innovations. 


Our endocrinology service provides an opportunity to access specialist diabetes care as provided by a multidisciplinary approach. You will work with consultant endocrinologists, specialist diabetes nurses, dietitians, podiatry specialists and psychologists to achieve best quality care for our patients.

General medicine

You can deepen your understanding and nursing skills with access to specialist treatment areas such as cardiovascular, hepatology and gastroenterology and nursing patients with renal disease related problems like gastrointestinal and orthopaedic complications.

If you’re thinking of moving to a leading London trust from further afield, talk to us and we will see how we can help. Our starter premium is £2000 up front  – which can help with relocation – and £3000 after 18 months in acute medicine.  This is available for nurses joining us in selected departments.


Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history: Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary's, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, Western Eye. 

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

For more details about the roles, starter premium eligibility or to apply please contact lead nurse, Tim Rich at

If you have problems applying, contact

0203 311 7402