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Band 5 Neonatal Staff Nurse

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum inclusive
Closing date
26 Sep 2023
To utilise and further develop the assessment, planning and evaluation of individualised infant care under supervision of the senior nurse. To promote a friendly and supportive atmosphere for parents and relatives in which they can learn to care for their babies ensuring a family centred approach

Main duties of the job

Previous applicants need not apply

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our excellent neonatal team here at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is one of the biggest and busiest Level 2 units in London, we care for babies born at 27 weeks gestation and take pride in providing the perfect environment in which these tiny neonates can grow, thrive and develop. The unit comprise of total babies of 32 cots ,3 intensive cots, 8 high dependency cots and 21 special care cots and manages an extensive range of medical cases within these culturally-diverse boroughs. .Here at BHRUT we have a dedicated and dynamic multidisciplinary team who maintain the highest quality and standards of care to our neonatal population, the successful applicant will join our dedicated team of which includes Neonatologists, Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners Clinical Nurse Specialists including neonatal community outreach service and a dedicated Education Team who provide clinical training and support within the neonatal unit. In addition we also work closely with a highly motivated team of allied health professionals to provide excellent family centred and psychosocial care for our patients and families. Here at BHRUT we focus our care and service delivery with PRIDE and we believe it's about living our values: Passion, Responsibility, Innovation, Drive and Empowerment - the PRIDE at the heart of all we do.

About us

Under the leadership of our Chair, Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive we provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

As we recover from Covid-19, we're proud to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive for our teams to innovate and change.

We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and this will be one of the many benefits of our closer collaboration with Barts Health. Working with them and with all our partners across north east London, we will find a sustainable solution to enhance patient care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

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.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Nadeem Arif, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5938. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • RN/RCN with current registration


  • Degree or working towards on.

Skills/ Abilities


  • Able to work within a multi cultural environment
  • Good communication skills - oral,written and listening skills.

Experience/ Knowledge


  • Post registration experience

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust





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