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Neonatal Transport Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc
Closing date
5 Jun 2024
Come and join us to learn and develop your skills and knowledge towards being an experienced neonatal transport nurse, caring for a range of sick neonates who require transfer across the London area and beyond. This career path will allow you to develop your portfolio, experience working within a small team setting, stabilising and transferring some of the sickest babies across London and the wider counties.

You will also have exposure to the operational aspects of running a transport service, and delivering education/ outreach learning to not only our service users but also the NTS team. Youwill also become established on the single-clinician led High/low dependency transfer team.

If successful you would be welcomed into a friendly team consisting of 3 Neonatal Consultants, specialist registrars/clinical fellows, Matron PDN ANNP's and experienced transport nurses. These team members are complemented by technicians from St John Ambulance Service.

A full induction process is provided with competencies surrounding the transport situation and equipment. Shifts include rotation between dual and single clinician teams, days, including a twilight team, nights and weekends. There is also the opportunity to train to become flight competent, (currently privately provided). Full and part time options can be discussed.At Barts Health, we enable flexible working patterns where possible.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will lead by example as an expert specialist neonatal nurse on the Neonatal Transfer Team for London. To work as part of a team in facilitating neonatal transfers across London and the South East.

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.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

Person Specification



  • ENB 405 (or equivalent)/
  • Qualified in specialty HDU & ITU
  • ENB 998 (or equivalent)/ mentorship
  • NLS


  • Diploma/Degree in related topic e.g. BSc Nursing
  • Attendance at accredited study days/courses
  • Evidence of pursuing area of interest appropriate to practice.



  • Proven and current full time experience in a tertiary level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, at band 6 or above
  • Evidential of significant experience of delivering care to acute neonatal patients, i.e. 3 years at a tertiary neonatal unit


  • Neonatal surgical experience
  • Neonatal cardiac experience
  • Has experience of reflective practice.
  • Has fulfilled the role of clinical supervisor



  • Demonstrate a strong interest and motivation towards pursuing further education
  • Good understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Evidence of understanding the needs of culturally diverse families.

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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