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Neonatal Transport Nurse

Job Reference: 259-1753924RLH

Barts Health NHS Trust
Neo-Natal Transport
Royal London Hospital, London
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum inc

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.

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity; we have vacancies on Neonatal Transfer Service London (NTS London)


NTS are inviting senior band 6 with minimum of 3 years tertiary (level 3) NICU experience to apply for positions on London’s only neonatal transfer service. Come and join us to learn and develop your skills and knowledge towards being an experienced neonatal transport nurse, caring for a range of sick neonates who require transfer across the London area. This career path will allow you to develop your portfolio, experience working within a small team setting, stabilising and transferring some of the sickest babies across London and the wider counties. You will also have exposure to the operational aspects of running a transport service, and delivering education/ outreach learning to not only our service users but also the NTS team. You will also become established on the nurse lead High/low dependency transfer team.


If successful you would be welcomed into a friendly team consisting of 3 neonatal consultants, specialist registrars/clinical fellows and experienced transport nurses. These team members are complemented by seconded EAC’s from the LAS (London Ambulance Service) and technicians from St John Ambulance Service. A full induction process is provided with competencies surrounding the transport situation and equipment. Shifts include rotation between duel and single clinician teams, days, including a twilight team, nights and weekends. There is also opportunities to train to become flight competent, (currently privately provided).


Not sure?, NTS offers observation ride outs for you to come and try transport out first.


We also have secondments available, for 6 to 12 months, within the PCCU, tertiary level NICU and the wider Children’s hospital.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Laura Kelly (Lead Nurse NTS London) at or

Sonya Silby (Office Co-ordinator)

Deborah Jackson (Senior Nurse for Neonates & PCCU),

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.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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