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Major Trauma/ Poly-Trauma Staff Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£32,466 to £39,521 per annum inc
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Trauma nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Staff Nurse to join our Trauma ward at the Royal London Hospital.

On the day:- You can meet the team and discuss career opportunities- You will undertake assessments and interviews on the same day

As the first dedicated poly-trauma ward in the UK, our Trauma Ward (12D) treats a diverse range of patients following multiple trauma admitted via the major trauma service.

We are looking for nurses with a commitment to developing our outstanding trauma services. You should have excellent communication skills you must be friendly, approachable and demonstrate a positive attitude and the ability to keep calm in challenging situations.You will be supported to embrace both your clinical and leadership skills and given the opportunity for professional development within a progressive team, where our nursing skills are valued by our patients, their families and all members of the Multi Disciplinary Team.Post registration experience is desirable, however we will be able to offer an orientation programme with a designated mentor and the chance to attend relevant study days and in house training to enable you to develop within this role.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to provide high quality holistic and individualised care to patients admitted via the trauma service.

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

Be readily understandable to potential applicants for the post avoid jargon andunexplained acronyms and abbreviations.2. Use active verbs not passive verbs. For example explain further Support theimplementation of the National Standards Framework with by developing policies forthe service, ensuring staff are aware of the standards and by monitoring outcomes.3. Avoid ambiguity about responsibilities and be clear about the postholdersaccountability for resources, staff etc. For example: Responsible for the day to day management of a group of staff including workallocation, performance/attendance issues, participating in recruitment, appraisal anddevelopment or Supervision of reception staff, including work allocation and checking.4. To help structure the main tasks and responsibility section further the key areas of thejob should be broken into smaller sections such as: Professional / Clinical responsibilities Management and Leadership Financial responsibilities Information management Education & Professional Development Operational Delivery Project Management Risk & Governance Management Service Development5. Agenda for Change job factor plan terminology should be avoided wherepossible and avoid the use of factor names as your subheadings unless they arerelevant to your role.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • Registered Nurse



  • Minimun experience in an acute clinical setting



  • Clear written communication

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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