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3D / Day Surgery Staff Nurse - Band 5

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc.
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are excited and proud to offer opportunities to become part of our dynamic Surgery Nursing Team. We are looking for nurses who have initiative, a wide range of experience and an interest in surgery to work on our ward and rotate into our day surgical unit.

Ward 3D has 46 beds and is designed to provide a variety of surgical procedures and care to all our elective green pathway surgical patients. As such, it offers excellent opportunities to expand your experience in surgical nursing and provides experience in treating a wide range of complex surgical condition such as Orthopaedic, Vascular, Colorectal, Hepatobilary , Gynae & Neuro Oncology, Max Fax and Ear Nose & Throat. It is a well led ward managed by a highly focused and friendly team of experienced nurses.

Main duties of the job

We have two Day Surgery Unit (DSU), one at the Royal London site and the other at Mile End Hospital both units are designed to perform procedures to both Ambulatory Trauma and elective patients whose procedure can be performed without the need of an overnight stay. This benefits the patient as they can return to their normal home environment as soon as they have recovered from the procedure. As we develop our service the Day Surgery Units (DSU) may evolve.

Our practice development nurses offer a structured programme, underpinned by workplace competency assessments and activities that will guide you achieve your own personal and professional learning needs. The nursing team are multi-skilled and being continually trained and developed to care for all surgical specialties within the trust .Whatever your future career goals, this department provides a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable experiences and opportunities in surgical nursing in a large teaching hospital.

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.

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

To provide the highest standard of individualised and holistic patient care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.

To supervise and teach junior members of staff and learners as required, and maintain own personal development with support.

To provide high quality nursing care to patients and their families, in accordance with agreed policies.

Person Specification

Qualifications and knowledge


  • Registered Nurse
  • Mentorship or working towards it



  • 6-12 months post registration experience

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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