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Major Trauma/ Poly-Trauma Staff Nurse

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

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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.

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 provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualized, holistic patient care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.

To support junior members of staff and learners as required, and maintain own personal development with support.

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 post holder will be an integral part of the nursing team actively taking part in meeting the needs of patients and of the service in accordance with agreed standards. The post holder will take on additional responsibilities at the ward managers request and have a group of staff that they are responsible. To provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualized, holistic patient care in conjunction with the inter-professional team. In additiona, the post holder will ensure that the daily ward activities are fulfilled and meet key performance indicators

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • Evidence of Nursing Degree or working towards.
  • Effective Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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