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Senior Nurse Emergency Care

Barts Health NHS Trust
£64,408 to £73,961 per annum inc
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for an experienced senior nurse to lead and manage Emergency Care at Whipps Cross Hospital, which includes the Acute Assessment Unit, our newly enhanced Same Day Emergency Care service (SDEC) and our Frailty service.

Bart's Health NHS Trust is a progressive and ambitious teaching and research organisation, which provides a huge range of clinical services to people in east London and beyond. We operate from four major hospital sites (The Royal London, St Bartholomew's, Whipps Cross and Newham) and several community locations, including Mile End hospital.

Our clinical teams have built a strong reputation for high quality care, personally delivered.

We are working together to build an environment for exceptional healthcare and require a Senior Nurse for the emergency and assessment footprint at Whipps Cross. We are looking for an individual leader with integrity and a strong commitment to the Trust's values who can bring energy and a dynamic approach to the role. They must be flexible in their approach, results orientated, and ready to make an impact across the service.

The Senior nurse will play a pivotal role in managing and being professionally accountable for all nursing staff across the service. They will work in partnership with the Clinical Director, General Manager, Divisional and Specialty Leads to ensure the delivery of excellent care, robust operational management and effective delivery of services.

Main duties of the job

The post holder provides forward-thinking clinical and professional leadership to nursing staff at all levels within the service group, ensuring the nursing care is delivered to a high standard and that the nursing resource is managed effectively. He/she contributes to the ongoing implementation of the nursing strategy, ensuring achievement of its objectives and strive to develop nursing roles in accordance with patient and service needs.

The Senior Nurse will lead innovative improvement projects which supports the Trust Quality strategy, driving transformation through change models and prepare business cases where appropriate. He/she will ensure patient experience in wards /departments is of the highest possible standard and always reflecting Trust values with particular emphasis on patient safety, dignity and compassion

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.

Person Specification



  • o Leading and developing a team



  • oAbility to lead and inspire a large team
  • oAbility to manage change and deal with complex and difficult situations
  • oEvidence of both theoretical and practical skills and competency in Emergency care/acute care management



  • oUp to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • oClinical incident and risk management
  • oInfection control issues
  • oBudget and people management



  • oDegree level registered nurse (or working towards)
  • oEvidence of ongoing professional development in relevant area of speciality supplemented by specialist, clinical, managerial training and CPD

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Whipps Cross Hospital


E11 1NR

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