Nurse recruitment in Gateshead

Now is the time to join our nursing team

Do you have the skills, care and compassion to join our fantastic Gateshead nursing team?

We are one of the highest performing hospitals in the country and we're now looking for experienced and newly qualified nurses who are motivated and passionate about delivering the highest standards of patient care.

The nursing teams are at the very heart of the work we do at Gateshead and we're proud and passionate about providing excellent care. We've invested in our buildings, our infrastructure and our nursing teams, making Gateshead one of the most exciting and innovative places to work in the North East.

This is an incredibly exciting time to join us so if you have the skills, drive and motivation we'd love to hear from you.

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Join a winning team

nurses celebrating

We're looking for Band 5 staff nurses to join our existing teams, so if you're interested take a look at the latest vacancies here or call lead nurse for recruitment and retention Victoria Jobson for an informal discussion on 0191 445 6199. 

Full application forms and job descriptions are available online at or from the Personnel Department, Bensham Hospital, Saltwell Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE8 64YL. Telephone: 0191 4455449. These posts are subject to (DBS) Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.



Why join us?

A nurse guardian scheme to support newly qualified nurses 
Take a look at how we invest in our nurses
Get some advice on a career at Gateshead from our lead nurse for recruitment click here
Find out what our staff say about working in Gateshead click here 

What we're looking for

At QE Gateshead we want the very best and are now looking for enthusiastic candidates with a caring and compassionate nature who share our vision of patient centred care. The successful applicants will be expected to be flexible in their ways of working in order to meet the needs of the patients

In return you'll get to work in one of the best Trusts in the country and experience a unique culture and way of working. There's also a brand new building in our Emergency Care Centre.

We're also strongly committed to supporting development and helping you grow in your career.

Call us on 0191 482 0000

In emergencies dial 999 / Non-emergencies dial 111

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