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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/08/2020.

Band 5 Staff Nurse - Emergency Department Paediatrics - Barnet Hospit

Job Reference: 391-8423-MUC-HL-N

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Department
Barnet Hospital, Barnet
£28,691 - £35,207 per annum inclusive of HCAS

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

As part of the application process you will be asked to answer number of questions regarding World Class Care Values. In order to watch a video with the values, please visit our trust's website.

Accommodation incentive applicable to this post.

Barnet Emergency Department is an exciting place to work and we are passionate about getting it right for patients and their families. We are looking for band 5 Paediatric nurses who want to be part of a caring and compassionate team. Barnet Accident and Emergency Team are passionate about getting it right for patients and their families. In order to achieve this we are looking to appoint passionate, enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic Newly qualified Band 5 Registered children’s Nurses or experienced band 5 nurses ready to develop their leadership and management skills.

As well as treating acutely unwell children, our department has an integrated Urgent Care Centre which has Emergency Nurse Practitioners working with the GPs to deliver an efficient and responsive service for patients presenting with minor injuries and illness and a Co-located paediatric Assessment Unit within the Emergency Department. Furthermore, we are a Trauma Unit receiving trauma patients from across Hertfordshire and North London.

We are a busy unit receiving up to 90 ambulances per day and over 120,000 patients per year. We pride ourselves on our high quality, safe and effective handover process being forward thinking in our approach for our patients.

Training and support for all staff is key to a happy team and safe patient care, this is why we have a training and development team dedicated to the development of our nurses. We are committed to developing and supporting a modern career framework for our children’s nurses in the Emergency Department and you will be supported every step of your Emergency care career pathway by our senior nurses and Emergency Department children’s Clinical Practice Educators. New starters will be allocated one of the facilitators to support you along with a team leader and mentor.

We recognise the importance of progression and nurturing our own staff, so you will start in ED with a Supernumerary induction programme which is individualised to your professional needs supported by our dedicated team of Practice facilitators

If you are an experienced band 5 nurse we will help you develop your leadership skills with our in house development programme and support you to attend NHS Leadership Academy Courses and UCL Partners leadership development programmes.

We offer ILS, APLS, paediatric trauma courses and a paediatric emergency care course

If you are interested in working at Barnet but not sure this is what you want, we can provide you with opportunities for taster days to shadow some of the team.

Barnet Hospital is located in Barnet, a vibrant suburban London Borough with excellent schools, shops and restaurants and fantastic transport links to central London. As part of an exciting new initiative, the trust is offering financial support for those who need to relocate to take up particular roles at Barnet Hospital. The trust also has a dedicated accommodation team who can provide help and advice to new starters on private rental accommodation in the local area. Want to know more? Don't hesitate to get in touch, please contact our accommodation team (

Due to social distancing and Covid 19 pressures you will be contacted if successful in shortlisting with further details regarding an interview. We will use Zoom and similar tools to conduct testing and interviews. Due to the challenging times we are experiencing you may be asked to go to different departments and work under difficult circumstances.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dean Heuer - Clinical Practice Educator - 0208216 5007:

Loraine Chowdry - Matron - 02082165012:

Patricia Davies - ED secretary:

AT* - Apprenticeship Training.- Where AT* is entered next to the job title indicates that this vacancy is for an apprenticeship role.

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If you require sponsorship to work in the UK, check to ensure you are eligible under the UKVI points based system online. Please see announcement from UKVI re arrangements in a Brexit ‘no deal’ situation for EU people to still be recruited and come and work here for up to 36 months. Go to the Government website – ‘Guidance on staying in the UK for longer than 3 months if there's no Brexit deal’.

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The Trust will request a DBS (CRB) if post involves regulated activities. The Trust is compliant with the Disclosure and Barring Service Codes of practice and the Rehabilitation of offenders act.

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Communication will be via our 3rd party e-recruitment system.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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