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Sister/Charge Nurse - Paeds ED

Barts Health NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inc
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
*****This post attracts a Recruitment and Retention premium of �2,000 per annum pro rata until December 2024*****


Do you enjoy new challenges and thrive on a high energy environment?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated compassionate individual to join our team. An experienced nurse leader who is enthusiastic and dynamic. Working in conjunction with the wider hospital team to deliver a high standard of care to all our patients.

Managing and leading a busy department and team of ED staff. Motivating and role modelling high standards, implementing and driving improvements and initiatives. Continuously striving to achieve an outstanding Emergency Department.

As a busy dynamic team, we are responsible for promoting and protecting the reputation of the Trust. We do this through delivering high standards of care to all our patients and community. We continuously strive towards achieving an outstanding department through on-going improvements and initiatives. Developing and nourishing a positive culture is at the heart of all we do in our ED.

In return, we will develop your skills, knowledge and experience with formal and on-the-job training.

If you are dynamic, proactive, compassionate and caring with excellent leadership skills and interested in the challenge of embarking on a career working as part of a large team in a fast pace environment, we would love to hear from you.

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.

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



  • Degree or equivalent and relevant experience RSCN
  • Specialist A& E / ED course or working towards Mentorship Course or Equivalent



  • Recent and relevant experience in ED Nursing
  • Sound ability to problem solve and balance risk, safety and performance, putting patients and staff at the heart of your decisions



  • Experience of triage/assessment of patients

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Whipps Cross University Hospital


E11 1NR

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