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Adult Emergency Staff Nurse - Band 5

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc.
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the UK, it boasts 3 emergency departments, one of which is the Royal London Hospital. We are a major trauma centre and hyper acute stroke unit providing urgent specialist treatment to North East London and beyond. We are an innovative team and work closely with our research colleagues to integrate pioneering, world class care and treatments, developing new pathways and services to provide efficient, patient centred approach to emergency medicine.

The Royal London Emergency Department are proud winners of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, 2018 Clinical Team of the year. We feel this strongly reflects our on-going mission to strive for excellence and provide the best possible emergency services. Our department was also the winner of the 'Barts health Hero Awards' in 2018/19 in the category of respectful.

We offer a structured orientation and on-going mentorship support to guide your progress through the early stages of your Emergency nursing career. We follow the RCN national emergency nursing framework competencies. Our experienced PDN and senior nurse team will support you in achieving these competencies at level one, with a mapped pathway into our ED and trauma courses at level 2. Our Department offers the successful candidate a unique learning environment to enable the achievement of your learning objectives .

Main duties of the job

Our department is also able to offer several exciting secondment prospects including the Physician Response Unit. This opportunity, unique to our department, incorporates a nurse into the pre hospital MDT response unit . Nurses who successfully pass their development program will be integrated into our sister service the REACH (Rapid Emergency Assessment Coordination HUB) A pioneering service offering emergency care in the community. We encourage 'nurse champions' to take a lead in an area of care that interest you and support the team in project work for quality improvement.

You must have over six months' acute post registration experience with the skills and abilities to deliver high standards of care and have the resilience to meet the challenges of our busy and stimulating work environment. You should be self-motivated, an excellent communicator and have proven organisational / clinical skills.With a diverse range of career options to match the enormous range of services we provide, we can help you develop your career and grow with Barts Health.

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

To provide the highest standard of individualised and holistic patient care, in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team. The post holder will work within the NMC Code, trust policies, guidance and procedures to ensure safe working practice of self and others.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • Registered Nurse
  • Intravenous Drug Administration



  • Minimum 6 months post qualification experience at time of application in an acute care setting


  • Previous Emergency Department Experience



  • Intravenous Cannulation & Immediate Life Support

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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