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Staff Nurse - Sycamore Ward

Barts Health NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum inc
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Sycamore Ward is a 27 bedded inpatient unit caring for Older People. Our aim is to care for each patient's individual needs with privacy, dignity and respect in an open and honest way. We acknowledge that every patient must be treated, as an individual with differing needs: Physical, psychological, spiritual, social and cultural

We have fantastic opportunities available for you to join our nursing team. We are looking for passionate band 5 registered nurses with excellent communication skills who understand the importance of patient care and have the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate a care plan, recognising the specific needs of patients and relatives with compassion and empathy. Maintaining high standards of nursing you will be a team player who enjoys an unpredictable working day with the desire to drive change.

We are an acute medical ward specialising in older people services. We are a friendly and conscientious team who are passionate about the older person. We have a large work force including tissue viability nurses, the palliative team and dementia care nurses that we work alongside and seek expertise and advice from on a daily basis.

With an up-and-coming redevelopment which will incorporate a new state of the art sustainable hospital that will improve core NHS services for patient care the future is bright for Whipps Cross. Come and be part of our Whipps Cross family as you shape your story with Barts Health.

Main duties of the job

The 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.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application, please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

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

The 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.

Person Specification



  • Relevant experience within the appropriate specialty



  • Registered or newly qualified nurse



  • Ability to prioritise clinical work effectively
  • Ability to identify deteriorating patients
  • Ability to record and report back accurately and fully on patient assessments undertaken and risks identified
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Whipps Cross University Hospital


E11 1NR

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