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Staff Nurse - Rowan Ward

Barts Health NHS Trust
£31,163 to £37,875 a year per annum inc
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated staff nurses to join our busy nursing teams who are committed to outstanding care. As a member of the nursing team, you will be expected to provide autonomous and collaborative care using our WeCare values to deliver a high standard of customer service which is at the heart of everything that we do.

We currently have vacancies on the following ward:

Rowan Ward (general surgery female)

We would like to welcome applications from student nurses and qualified nurses and we will help you in developing your skills, knowledge and experience with formal and on the job training by our clinical teams.

With an up and coming redevelopment which will incorporate a new state of the art sustainable hospital that will improve core NHS services for patient care the future is bright for Whipps Cross. Come and be part of our Whipps Cross family as you shape your story.

Main duties of the job

To provide effective family centred nursing care to patients and their families. Ensure that evidence based practice is performed at all times, taking responsibility for updating own knowledge and skill in line with Trust policies and procedures and NMC Code.

For newly qualified Band 5 nurses, it will be an important step in consolidating practice and completing all relevant clinical competencies, receiving adequate support form colleagues.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsible for the continued assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for patients within the ward.Responsible for the management and supervision of junior members of the team and teaching qualified and unqualified staff. Take charge of the unit as required.

Actively participate in service development activity and to ensure the highest levels of care are maintained and to ensure colleagues, junior members of staff and student nurses are supported to ensure these standards are achieved.

The Government has announced that the legal requirement for all NHS workers in England, to be double vaccinated,is currently under legislative review.

We do however encourage those in roles that have face to face contact with patients to be double vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless they are medically exempt), and are continuing to support the vaccination uptake for all staff as this remains the best line of defence.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or Newly Qualified nurse



  • Effectively communicate with other members of the MDT, senior staff, colleagues as well as patients and their families
  • The ability to communicate with patients in an empathetic manner regarding their treatment and procedures.

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