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Band 6 Neonatal Senior Staff Nurse

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
9 Jul 2024
We are looking to appoint motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Nurses ideally with leadership experience though not essential as full support and training will be provided for senior band 5 nurses who are able to demonstrate the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfil this role. Applicant should be qualified in the neonatal speciality. We currently have vacancy at the Royal Free site which is a level 1 unit with 12 Special Care and 2 HDU costs, with a friendly, motivated, and dynamic teams that promote Family Integrated Care. We work very closely with Barnet Hospital which is our sister hospital. Barnet neonatal unit is a level 2 with 30 cots including Intensive care and High dependency cots. You will have the opportunity to rotate between the two units as a means of developing your skills.

Main duties of the job

Deliver direct patient care to babies meeting the criteria for High Dependency and Special Care levels of needs.

Dealing with clinical emergencies as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Clear communication with parents and colleagues.

Help and support parents, keeping them updated about their babies.

Teach and support students and new staff.

Escalate concerns appropriately.

Take part in quality improvement projects on the unit.

Complete timely discharge planning for babies on the unit.

About us

  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust group offering a wide range of acute medical services including paediatrics, dermatology, gynaecology, and orthopaedics among others.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached detailedjobdescriptionand main responsibilities for this advert. For further information, please contact Kadijatu Sesay by phone on 07929789045 or via email at to discuss.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Education and Qualifications


  • RN / RSCN / RM / RN(Child or Adult)
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Course (Formerly ENB 405)
  • Diploma/degree in relevant subject
  • Enhanced Neonatal Nursing Course (ENNP)
  • Neonatal New-born Life Support


  • Child Protection Training
  • Practice Assessor/Mentorship (formerly ENB 998/997
  • Working towards Degree Level



  • Minimum experience of 2 years at Band 5 or above level
  • Evidence of recent studies in relevant field


  • Previous Band 6 experience

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free NHS Hospital

Pond Street



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