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Staff Nurse - Surgery Rotation

Barts Health NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year per annum inc
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary


Shape your story at Whipps Cross University Hospital

The redevelopment of Whipps Cross is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to design a new hospital from scratch. It is also a unique chance to be at the forefront of national efforts to transform how healthcare is provided for local people, as set out in the NHS Long-Term Plan. Do you wish to be part of this journey with us?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within surgery rotation in the recruitment of a highly motivated and dynamic band 5 nurses.

The successful candidates must be an innovative, hardworking and enthusiastic adult nurse with a broad range of skills and experiences or you could be newly qualified nurse who wish to learn new skills with our newly established team.

We are seeking to appoint a compassionate and caring nurses who will be able to work closely with the team to deliver outstanding care for our patients.

Main duties of the job

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

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 where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential

Job description

Job responsibilities

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



  • Acute nursing care
  • Care of patients with surgical care needs
  • Ability to identify deteriorating patients



  • Registered general nurse
  • Evidence of professional updating


  • Mentoring and teaching in the clinical setting
  • Educated to degree level

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