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Staff Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum inc
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a registered Nurse who is able to demonstrate excellent clinical expertise in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of patient care using an holistic approach?

Would you love to work as part of a diverse and supportive team that consistently provides high standard of care that meet patient needs and unit objectives?

If you have answered yes to the above questions, we have opportunities in various departments/units to appoint self-motivated, dynamic, and passionate individuals to work in our Newham Site who will help to empower our patients by providing excellent support that will facilitate their wellbeing.

To ensure that we deliver the highest standard of care to our patients whilst maintaining an excellent level of customer service. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate that you have a firm understanding of the role of a registered nurse (band 5). We will also consider applications from student nurses, who are due to qualify within 12 weeks.

As a Registered Nurse the post holder is expected to consistently act in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

Main duties of the job

The aim of this post is to provide direct patient care and enhance the wellbeing of patients by developing specific clinical competencies and enhancing the knowledge through a lifelong learning approach.

To view the main responsibilities, please see the attached job description and person specification.

What we can offer you:

Pension Scheme

Cycle Scheme

Access to in-house programmes & educational courses to support your knowledge

Preceptorship (Newly qualified Nurses)

IV & Cannulation course

Catheterisation course

Staff wellbeing room (Includes massage chairs for extra relaxation during your break time)

Practice development nurse & team leader support

Annual appraisal

There will also be an opportunity for staff wanting to rotate to collate a range of experience & knowledge within Medicine. Areas to work within medicine are endocrinology, gastroenterology, stroke and cardiac, acute care of the elderly, Emergency department, acute assessment unit, respiratory etc. Also we have fixed term posts that comes with 3 months rotation around the division should anyone be successful and would prefer this.

Please indicate in your supporting statement the skills and knowledge as well as personal attributes that you can bring to our team from either previous experience or placements and which department you would like to be based.

About us

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

The Bart's 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

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • Relevant Acute Care Experience
  • Ability to self-manage and work autonomously with allocated patients.



  • Delegation skills, resource management
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • IT skills
  • Clinical expertise, able to work on own initiative and sound decision making
  • Safe practitioner in the administration of medicines
  • Willing to/evidence of expanded clinical skills - IV drug administration, cannulation, phlebotomy etc.
  • Effective communication skills and courteous attitude with patients, relatives and MDT, promoting team building and good working relations
  • Neat and coherent written skills, attention to detail



  • Aware of cultural and social influences on health and importance of respecting diversity and differences
  • Current nursing practice developments and NHS reforms
  • Understanding of research and its application to practice
  • Bart's Health Trust Values



  • Adult Registered Nurse Diploma/Degree



  • Awareness of own limitations, realism in own abilities
  • Commitment to/evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Flexible, adaptable and confident
  • Has a good work attendance (sickness /absence) record
  • Willing to work a flexible shift pattern, including different times of the day, night and weekend
  • Sufficient to perform the duties of the post with any aids and adaptations
  • Willingness to work towards nurse-led practice initiatives and advanced skills
  • Professional comportment and demeanor

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Newham University Hospital


E13 8SL

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