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Neonatal Unit Sister/Charge Nurse - Band 6

Barts Health NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc.
Closing date
21 Jul 2024
We are recruiting for an experienced neonatal intensive care sister/charge nurse to join our friendly and supportive team at the Royal London Hospital.

This post has great opportunity for learning, development and career growth. Learn to develop your skills and increase your knowledge by becoming an experienced tertiary level neonatal nurse, caring for a range of sick neonates from both the extreme prematurity to term gestation, providing surgical and medical interventions to maintain these precious tiny lives.

Main duties of the job

This career path will allow you to develop your portfolio, experience working within a large friendly diverse team, always willing to share and teach, caring for some of the sickest babies but experiencing the joy of seeing them discharged to home with family.

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 provide support to members of the neonatal team and carries 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

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



  • 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 and efficiencies.

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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