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Senior Scrub Nurse - Band 6

Barts Health NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc.
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Orthopaedic Theatre team is looking for an experienced Orthopaedic Theatre Sister/Charge nurse to join one of the largest Trauma centres in London, the Royal London Hospital.

The Royal London Hospital operates across 26 Theatres, providing elective and emergency care within a wide variety of specialities including poly-trauma, complex joint operation and major trauma serviced by the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS). We have a well-established team of experienced multidisciplinary practitioners where excellent standards of care are delivered.

We are looking for Orthopaedic trained theatre nurses with demonstrable experience of working in a busy theatre environment. We are looking for an individual with proven commitment to their professional development portfolio, that can support the development of our junior staff experience of providing mentorship would be desirable.

Our teams understand the importance of our patients' rights to privacy and dignity, always putting our patients first we are looking for nurses who embody this in their approach to care.

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 . 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 will have relevant Emergency Department experience and emergency care qualification you will be committed to patient care and staff development with a desire to promote change and development throughout this energised team.

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 post holder will be responsible for the effective and efficient operational supervision of the department including a budgetary awareness, clinical governance, staff development and training. The post holder will be expected to provide professional leadership within the clinical area and provide direction and inspirational leadership to all members of the multidisciplinary team within the area for which they are accountable for. The post holder will be involved in the development of protocols / guidelines and patient information.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • BSc/1st degree (health related) or equivalent qualification/training and experience
  • Mentorship course
  • Intermediate Life Support Provider
  • RN1/ RN2 or RN12 Registered Nurse on the NMC register/Operating Department Practitioner on the HCPC register


  • LEO / Equivalent Leadership Training



  • Experience of supervising an area including management of rotas, resources and supervision of staff.

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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