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Senior Sister/Charge Nurse - Paediatric Critical Care Outreach Team

Barts Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
The Paediatric Critical Care Outreach Team is an indispensable part of the Children's service and strategy, by being a key player in identifying, prioritising and ensuring that all children receive the care that they need when they need it.

We are looking to recruit a Paediatric Outreach Nurse to join our team of individuals who thrive in working in a dynamic environment. You need to have a strong ability for multidisciplinary working, excellent leadership qualities, as well as the organisational and communication skills to contribute to the future development of the service.

The role will allow you to develop your managerial responsibilities as well as provide clinical care, support junior staff and influence the future of Paediatric Critical Care services at Barts Health.

You will be required to have Paediatric registration, a PICU/ A and E (or equivalent) course, mentorship/teaching and assessing modules and show commitment to other relevant specialty training. You will have at least three years post registration experience, of which two years will have been spent in PICU or A and E, following successful completion of your course.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will lead by example as an expert specialist nurse and provide expert clinical, organizational and professional leadership to the nursing teams. As an expert in the acutely unwell patient, the post holder will be responsible for setting and maintaining a high standard of nursing care to children and their families. Supporting staff where the clinical need is required, setting and delivering high standards of clinical care. The post holder will ensure available resources are utilized efficiently.

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.

Person Specification



  • RSCN / RN Child with current NMC registration
  • Educated to degree level or working towards.
  • Paediatric Intensive Care Course/415, or A and E course or equivalent advanced practice clinical course
  • Preparation for Mentorship course or equivalent
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • APLS


  • Leadership course / development programme



  • Communicates in a manner that is consistent with relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Communicates with people in a form and manner that: - Is consistent with their level of understanding, culture, background and preferred ways of communicating. - Is appropriate to the purpose of the communication and the context in which it is taking place - Encourages the effective participation of all involved Is proactive in seeking out different styles and methods of communicating to assist longer term needs and aims
  • Provides feedback to other workers on their communication at appropriate times
  • Takes a proactive role in producing accurate and complete records of communication consistent with legislation, policies and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to implement change in order to improve patient care
  • Planning and delivery of education and training at all levels
  • Clinical leadership skills
  • Adaptable and able to deal with changing workloads


  • Recognises and reflects on barriers to effective communication and modifies communication in response
  • Budget management
  • Ability to collect and analyze data using computerized reporting systems

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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