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Staff Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified Band 5 nurse with experience in ENT. wishing to develop their Ear Nose and Throat nursing skills further. We are looking for a friendly enthusiastic and hardworking nurse with minimum 1 years' experience in an Outpatient setting to work in the ENT clinic. Good interpersonal skills together with the ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team setting are essential.

You will be expected to assist with every day management of patient care, providing comfort, support and information to the patient's and relatives and ensuring high standards of patient care. An ability to work within a team will be essential. You will be expected to cover for the Sister/Charge Nurse in their absence.

You will have opportunity to work in all areas of ENT and to develop your nursing skills. The ENT Outpatients Dept at the Royal London also encompasses paediatric clinics which you will also be expected to work in.

Main duties of the job

To participate in and ensure that staff within the clinical area delivers evidence based nursing care in line with Trust policies, procedures and guidelines.

To act as a facilitator to junior staff and student nurses, allocated to the Outpatient department.

To support the team leader with the provision of services within agreed budgets and with the implementation of new developments.

To take charge of the team in the absence of senior nurses and ensure the smooth running of the department.

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.

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.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse with current NMC pin.
  • Outpatient nursing experience


  • Mentorship Course. Tissue Viability/Basic wound care
  • Skin Prick Testing Allergy



  • Ability to organise own and others work.
  • Accurate record keeping.
  • Ability to prioritise workload effectively.



  • Have a good understanding and knowledge about outpatients nursing.
  • Is able to understand patient's needs in an ENT outpatient clinic.



  • Effective communication, verbal and written


  • Good IT skills



  • Ability to communicate effectively across the department and more widely across the Trust.
  • Ability to communicate with patients in an empathetic manner regarding their treatment and procedures.
  • Enthusiastic, friendly and approachable manner
  • Able to work flexible hours.

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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