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Neonatal ICU Senior Sister

Barts Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc.
Closing date
21 Jul 2024
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic , motivated, flexible, hardworking and Qualified in Speciality Neonatal ICU nurse, with at least 3 years of experience at Band 6, to join our Neonatal team and assist to provide high quality care to our sick and tiniest babies.

As a tertiary unit we provide specialist medical and surgical care for North East London and Essex sectors. We also have the Neonatal Service Team , that provides service for repatriation and retrieval of sick babies, requiring tertiary care, across the London network.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide support to members of the neonatal team and carry the responsibility for the assessment of care needs, the development , implementation and evaluation of programme of care and setting standards. This will include the delivery of education and training programmes , which incorporate mandatory training , clinical and enhanced skill within Neonatology.

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



  • Registered Nurse
  • Children's Nurse or Midwife Mentorship and assessment in the clinical area or equivalent Neonatal course (all modules)


  • Neonatal Life Support



  • Neonatal experience at staff nurse level in intensive care or local neonatal unit
  • Proven professional competence
  • Awareness of research and audit Evidence of continuing education in relevant field of practice



  • Knowledge of NMC working codes for medications, documentation, conduct and professionalism



  • Good level of skill in computer usage - able to use NHS data bases, input data and retrieve information.
  • Awareness of current issues and reforms in the NHS and neonatal services
  • Awareness of the Toolkit for high quality neonatal services.


  • Excellent understanding of safeguarding issues
  • Experience of good budgetary control and efficient use of resources.
  • Desire for service improvement.

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital

The Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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