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Job summary

Main area
Infection & Respiratory Medicine
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
259-745922RLH-04SM
Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Royal London Hospital
Town
London
Salary
£34,089 - £41,498 per annum inc.
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
01/07/2024 23:59

Employer heading

Barts Health NHS Trust logo

Respiratory, HIV and Infection Diseases Staff Nurse - Band 5

Band 5

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.

Barts Health supports the Pregnancy Loss Pledge and commits to supporting their staff through the distress of miscarriage.

Job overview

We are looking for dedicated and highly motivated individuals to join our friendly HIV & Respiratory Medicine ward and work in this interesting and challenging area.

Bart’s Health is an internationally recognised leading respiratory centre of excellence and is home to the Barts Health Difficult Asthma service, offering nurses the unique opportunity to work across a variety of clinical specialties to advance their professional development.

Main duties of the job

Our respiratory wards provide care for a wide variety of level 2 patients with tracheostomy and non-invasive ventilators (NIV), offering unique opportunities to develop skills & experience in respiratory care. The ward has state-of-the-art negative pressure rooms, with specialist equipment such as cardiac monitors  providing nurses with palatable skills for development in cardiology and respiratory nursing.

We train nurses in a supportive multidisciplinary team, with opportunities to undertake in-house development courses in HIV, cardiac and respiratory care.

Newly qualified nurses seeking acute medical experience are welcome to apply, as well as experienced nurses looking for specialist experience in a leading respiratory care centre.

Working for our organisation

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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To provide the highest standard of individualised and holistic patient care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.
  • To supervise and teach junior members of staff and learners as required, and maintain own personal development with support.
  • To provide high quality nursing care to patients and their families, in accordance with agreed policies.

Person specification

Qualifications and knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Recent ACUTE Experience

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Intravenous accreditation

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Green@Barts HealthNHS Pastoral Care Quality AwardApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyLondon Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, who can become accredited with the Living Wage FoundationPositive about disabled peopleAge positiveInvestors in People: GoldImproving working livesMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Pregnancy Loss PledgeDisability confident employerStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Happy to Talk Flexible Working

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Prescilla Cutinha
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
[email protected]
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