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Neurosciences Staff Nurse (12E) - Band 5

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc.
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting opportunities have arisen at the Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust for dynamic, innovative, committed and skilled individuals for 12E. 12E Ward is a 24 bedded ward (with 12 bedded Monitored Unit) managing Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Head and Neck patients. The ward is based at Royal London Hospital and is seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated band 5 Nurses to join our fabulous team of nurses.

If you have the passion to provide kind, safe and excellent care we can offer you a great place to nurse and develop your career. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone to develop their Neuroscience skills. We are focused on improving quality for our patients, their carers/families and for our staff.

We welcome all nurses, including newly qualified, to this exciting and rewarding area, to work alongside our more experienced colleagues, to gain knowledge and skills. Our patient group is very diverse, with complex cases, as well as routine and emergency neurosurgery/ neurology , head and neck and max fax.

We offer a wide range of learning opportunities including in-house training as well as the Neuroscience and High Dependency Course. We have Neurotrauma and Spinal Clinical Nurse Specialists who offer their knowledge and experience to enhance your learning and experience.

Main duties of the job

We nurse highly acute patients, including those with tracheostomy, unstable spinal injury and major head injury, whilst making sure we provide an excellent standard of fundamental nursing care. It is challenging and enormously rewarding.

We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic nurses at band 5 level. We want staff who relish the challenge of working in Neuroscience and Head and Neck, who are keen to develop and enhance their clinical skills. A flexible team-player, you will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate evidence of professional development. If you would like to be part of a team leading the field in Neurosciences and Head and Neck then this is the role for you.

Please use the supporting information section of the application form to state which area you are interested in applying for and to demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the person specification for the role.

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 potentia

Job description

Job responsibilities

This post offers an important role in the care and management of patients in an acute setting to provide patient centred care whilst ensuring a the smooth running of 12E. The Staff Nurse will be expected to enhance the well-being and promote the health of patients in Neurosurgery, Neurology ,ENT and Head and Neck.

We aim to provide a first class and a safe level of care to patients and their relatives, whilst ensuring that the patient pathway is recorded and monitored throughout treatment.

The nurse will assess, plan, implement and evaluate priorities of care and utilise available resources inan effective manner.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • NMC Registered or Newly Qualified



  • Experience or placement within a Neurosciences ward/place of work



  • Clear written communication
  • Displays an interest in working in Neurosciences

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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