Recruitment open days at Whipps Cross

Recruitment open days at Whipps Cross

At Whipps Cross we care for around 1,600 people in east London everyday. We offer a full range of general inpatient, outpatient and day case services, as well as maternity services and a 24-hour Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centre. We have built a strong reputation as a centre of excellence for various specialist services, including urology, ENT, audiology, cardiology, colorectal surgery, cancer care and acute stroke care.

Our team lives and works by our values. In June 2017, 91% of those that completed our friends and family survey told us that they would recommend Whipps Cross as a place to attend.

If you would like to be part of the Whipps Cross family, come and join us on our open days to meet our passionate and committed teams who would love show you around our facilities and share with you the exciting training and development opportunities we have available.

The day will consist of you undertaking a short assessment and being interviewed, if you are successful, you will even receive a verbal offer.

Emergency Department

We have fantastic opportunities for Band 5 and Band 6 Staff nurses to join a dedicated team in our emergency department. We are looking for passionate, and caring nurses who wish to develop their skills in this environment. You will be joining a team, who is committed to quality patient care whilst achieving the Care Quality indicators. 

The Adult Emergency Department is currently undergoing an exciting period of change which is reflected in the management of patients and the opportunities available to staff for personal and professional growth and development.

This process of change requires new and exciting perspectives in relation to Emergency Care, and would provide an excellent challenge for those looking to develop further and be part of process change on a large scale, where your experience and input are valued and encouraged.

We will offer opportunities for career development and progression with the field of emergency nursing whilst supporting family friendly working in a supportive environment

Acute and general medicine

The Acute Medicine department is undergoing a period of expansion and service development in conjunction with the local health economy to provide a first class service to our local population. In the next few years  there will be the implementation of innovative ideas as we look towards developing models of best practice as well as new ways of working.  With this in mind, we are looking for dynamic individuals who share our passion for General and Acute Medicine and want to join us with their ideas and enthusiasm.

We have an amazing opportunity for staff nurses seeking band 5 rotational positions in acute medicine. The rotations will be within the Medicine Department which includes the following specialty areas Cardiology, Diabetes and Endocrine, Gastroenterology and Respiratory.

We are a warm, friendly team of professionals who work closely with all members of the multidisciplinary team to provide high quality, holistic driven, evidence based care to all our patients. We are proud of our workforce and value the contribution that members of our staff make to our patients and the organization. 

The trust offers a very supportive Band 5 developmental programme for all new starters and we will be offering a rotational post for successful applicants so that they can experience the dynamic working environment within Whipps Cross.


We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to support the team of dedicated nurses on our surgical wards. You will be joining a supportive, friendly team, who are committed to ensuring quality patient care whilst achieving the Care Quality indicators.

We are looking for candidates who will bring a positive attitude to the Trust and have a flexible approach to working. 

We have a huge range of clinical specialities on our wards (ENT including caring for patients with a tracheostomy & laryngectomy, orthopaedic, gynaecology, Max Fax, breast, general surgery and urology) so a vast amount of experience can be gained. There are opportunities for progression in banding and we actively encourage professional development and support courses that  are relevant to the clinical area and can benefit patients. 

We can also offer a one off placement in ITU/HDU for a short period of time to enhance your skills and expertise. You will be encouraged to be a confident, independent practitioner.

We pride ourselves on putting patient care and safety at the forefront of everything we.

Neonatal intensive care unit

We are looking for passionate and motivated nurses who wants to belong to a friendly and welcoming community.

Whipps cross neonatal unit is a small and busy local neonatal unit (level 2) and  we have 18 cots, and serve a maternity unit delivering 5,000 babies yearly.

We focus on family, and ensuring that babies leave here with parents who are emotionally and physically ready. We are highly motivated, and this translates into high breast feeding rates among discharged babies, and excellent service user satisfaction.

Our nursing team is a blend of experienced band 7s, 6s and nursery nurses, as well as less experienced band 5 nurses. We actively encourage professional development and our practice development nurse co-ordinates educational opportunities for all staff, according to their needs and special interests.