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Band 6 Junior Sister/Charge Nurse - Emergency Department Paediatrics

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
12 Jun 2024
Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to appoint passionate, enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic Band 6 children's Nurses who are ready to take the next step to develop their leadership and management skills. Our department has an integrated Urgent Care Centre and Adult Emergency Department. Barnet ED also has Advanced Care practitioners working alongside the ED medical Team and supporting the Nursing staff. Furthermore we are a Trauma Unit receiving trauma patients from across Hertfordshire and North London. We are a busy unit receiving up to 90 ambulances per day and over 120,000 patients per year. We pride ourselves on our high quality, safe and effective care. Training and support for all staff is key to a happy team and safe patient care, this is why we have a clinical practice education team dedicated to the development of our nurses. We are committed to developing and supporting a modern career framework for our nurses in the Emergency Department. You will be supported every step of your Emergency care career pathway by our senior nurses and Clinical Practice Education team. We pride ourselves in continual development for our staff.

Band 6 opportunities include
  • Protected Supernumerary period
  • ALS
  • APLS
  • Band 6 development competencies
  • University accredited Internal children's ED course for those wishing to enhance their paediatric emergency skills.
  • Self rostering
  • Step up to lead (leadership courses)

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values



  • Qualified RSCN and / or / RN with Extensive ED experience


  • Post Grad AED Course or working towards one
  • 998 or equivalent



  • Proven Paediatric Experience in ED


  • Proven Paediatric ED or paediatric acute ward experience

Skills and attributes


  • Advanced communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage work load
  • Ability to provide a high standard of holistic family centred care, to children and their families.
  • Able to act as a mentor to junior staff
  • Effective managerial, leadership and organisational skills

Personal Qualities & attribute


  • A mature and professional attitude / enthusiastic and positive
  • Displays compassion and understanding



  • Able to work internal rotation to night duty

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Barnet Hospital

wellhouse lane



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