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Paediatric Emergency Sister/Charge Nurse - Band 6

Barts Health NHS Trust
£38,768 to £46,124 per annum inc
Closing date
11 Jun 2024
Are you an experienced paediatric emergency nurse ready for a development opportunity in to the role of sister / charge nurse?

The Paediatric Emergency Department at the Royal London Hospital is one of the busiest in London treating in excess of 35000 children per year from a multi cultural community. It is situated in the historic East End of London and after your working day you can enjoy the atmosphere of Brick Lane or Shoreditch and Hoxton.

We are situated in a brand new purpose built hospital on the Royal London Site offering an improved environment for our patients and staff and giving the opportunity to develop new ways of working. We are one of four designated Major Trauma Centres for London. Our merger with Newham and Whipps Cross promises more opportunity to develop working practices and share best practice. We have close links with City University London and LSBU and are committed to the professional growth and development of our staff.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic experienced paediatric emergency care nurses to join our team who are in possession of a post registration qualification in paediatric emergency care. You will be an excellent communicator with both adults and children and have demonstrable experience in the paediatric emergency setting. You will also be required to work both nights and weekends.

In return we offer an opportunity to develop professionally within the team, supported by a practice development nurse and senior nurses you will be encouraged to expand your clinical, management and leadership skills.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate in their application:o NMC registration in Children's Nursingo A post registration qualification in paediatric emergency careo preparation towards a Mentorship course or equivalentWhy not become part of a dynamic team delivering excellent patient care and take advantage of everything we have to offer?

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 Royal London Paediatric A& E is a busy department that serves Tower Hamlets and surrounding boroughs. We see patients from a variety of different backgrounds and cultures. We treat patients who are acutely unwell either medically or from a significant trauma. We also have access to a range of specialities such as GP's, max fax, plastics and orthopaedics in the hope to meet each individual patients needs.

Person Specification



  • Registered Children's Nurse
  • A post registration qualification in paediatric emergency care


  • BSc Nursing or working towards



  • Preparation towards a Mentorship course or equivalent

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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