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Neurosciences and Stroke Rotational Programme - Band 5

Job Reference: 259-042005RLH-60AD

Barts Health NHS Trust
Royal London Hospital, London
£29,056 - £36,134 per ann

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

The Neurosciences and Stroke Service at the Royal London Hospital is very excited to offer a brand-new rotational programme for newly qualified or experienced nurses, developing into specialist practitioners.

The programme will run for 24 months across our Hyper Acute stroke unit, Neuro Monitored Unit and our neurosurgical ward, with a placement of 8 months in each area at the end of which you may choose where you would like to take up your permanent post.

Barts Health is part of one of the largest academic health sciences system in the world, our Hyper Acute Stroke Unit benefits from a dedicated research team conducting cutting edge research on the ward. The neuro monitored unit and neurosurgery wards benefits from world class inventive and state of the art surgery. The aim of our service is to provide world class care to all our patients.

Nurses will gain a wide range of experience in our monitored units and as well as nursing highly acute patients, including those with Strokes, post thrombectomy, tracheostomy, unstable spinal injury and major head injury. Our patient group is very diverse, with complex cases, as well as routine and emergency neurosurgery/neurology, head and neck and max fax.

This is an exciting and excellent opportunity for newly qualified or experienced nurses to become competent practitioners, experienced in a specialist area of your choice – Stroke or Neurosurgery. You will be given a preceptor and opportunity to work alongside the Practice Development Facilitator on the unit. All Band 5 Staff Nurses will also work towards achieving the Pan London Stroke Nursing Competencies and Neurosciences Competencies.

If you are interested in this opportunity you are strongly advised to apply for this post as soon as possible. This advertisement will close as soon as sufficient applications are received.

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For further details / informal visits contact:

Elsa Cardoza, Senior Nurse, Neurosciences & Stroke

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.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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.

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