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Junior Sister/Junior charge Nurse Ward 4D

Barts Health NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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We are pleased to be able to offer an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 nurse with a passion for respiratory medicine the opportunity to join us at St Bartholomew's on a specialist respiratory ward. We are particularly interested to hear from applicants with respiratory experience, however nurses with other experience from other clinical backgrounds will be considered for the role.

St Bartholomew's Hospital is an internationally renowned teaching hospital in the City of London, close to St Paul's cathedral. The hospital is a centre of excellence, offering state-of-the-art treatments for a range of specialist respiratory, cardiac and thoracic conditions.As a specialist centre much of our work has continued during the pandemic, we continue to treat largely non covid-19 related conditions and providing specialist services.

This exciting position will offer you the opportunity to develop you nursing career and gain experience in a leadership role within a specialist respiratory unit. Our experienced team of educators and senior nurses are able to provide you with guidance and suggestion to help you maximise your experience and learning.

Ward 4D& E provide specialist respiratory care to patients with a wide range of complex conditions including COPD, cystic fibrosis, asthma and bronchiectasis. Nurses on the unit are encouraged to contribute in the MDT approach to patient care.

Main duties of the job

The purpose of this job is to be able to provide the highest standard of individualized and holistic patient care, in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team and to work effectively within a big nursing team . We are a specialist center for Respiratory and Cystic Fibrosis .

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



  • Candidates with 18 months experience in either an acute or specialist respiratory setting
  • Ability to assess the work of the team, provide clear constructive feedback to the team in order to maintain and improve performance



  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to prioritise clinical work effectively
  • Can show a non-judgemental approach to patient care
  • Ability to record and report back accurately and fully on patient assessments undertaken and risks identified
  • Can demonstrate a knowledge of current and emerging health care issues
  • Ability to identify deteriorating patients
  • Ability to carry out essential and appropriate nursing care and procedures
  • basic computer literacy in Windows and IT systems
  • Ability to store data/ information safely and correctly
  • Ability to identify deteriorating patients
  • Can prove a basic computer literacy in windows and IT system



  • Understanding of own Knowledge and Skills Framework and ability to identify learning needs and interests
  • Ability to self-reflect, carry out tasks of own job and identify what s/he needs to learn to able to do current job better
  • Can demonstrate a knowledge of current and emerging health care issues



  • Registered Nurse Intravenous accreditation Prep for Mentorship course or equivalent
  • Specialist Clinical Course relevant to area or equivalent
  • Fulfils KSF outline for Staff Nurse (Band 5)



  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet service requirements
  • Ability to evaluate effectiveness of learning activities and identifies how it could be improved
  • Ability to plan allocate and supervise the work of a team
  • Ability to store data/ information safely and correctly

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


St Bartholomew's Hospital

West Smithfield



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