General Nurse Cover Letter Example

If you are looking for a General Nurse role then you will have completed your Nursing qualifications and done any further training and relevant work experience to be able to apply for nursing posts.

The role of General Nurse can be in a hospital, a doctor’s surgery, a school, hospice setting etc so it will depend on where the role is and what specialism’s you may have to train extra for.

As a nurse you will be patient, kind and caring and want to make a difference to patient’s recovery.
If you have found a post that you want to apply for, please see the below covering letter that you can use as a guide. You should amend this letter as suitable before using it for your job applications.

Related: Nurse Cover Letters

General Nurse Cover Letter Example

general nurse cover letter

Your Name

222 Every Road, Any Town, AA1 1BB
Mrs Jane Smith
ABC Company
All Streets
Any Town


Dear Sir/Madam,

Application for the role of General Nurse

I would like to apply for the role of General Nurse that I have seen advertised in (where) and (when). Please find enclosed my CV with my qualifications and recent training and skills for your interest.
I qualified as a Nurse in (what year) and (from where) and I began my training at (where, doing what, give a brief summary here of what you have been doing, what you have learnt etc). I am very eager to continue learning and was very interested in the role that you have advertised at the hospice as I have an interest in helping people at the end of their lives and making their time as best as I possibly can.

I have done some work experience in a hospice setting as part of my training and appreciate I have a lot more to learn but I am very keen to do this.

I am a very patient person, I have excellent communication skills and have good listening skills also. I feel that I would be of benefit to patients and would be able to put them at ease.

I am a very organised person who likes to make sure that I do all my jobs and paperwork straight away to avoid any problems, this is very important for the role of a nurse.

Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV. I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely


Good luck.

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