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Anaesthetic Nurse/Practitioner - Band 5

Job Reference: 259-145005RLH-08AD

Barts Health NHS Trust
The Royal London Hospital, London
£26,554 - 34,495 pa 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.

We are holding a recruitment day for Band 5 Theatre Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners to join our experienced Anaesthetic Theatre department on 29th November 2018 and 13th December 2018.

On the day:
- You will be invited to take a guided tour around our state-of-the-art theatres facilities
- Meet the team and discuss career opportunities. You are free to ask whatever you want to know
- Undertake assessment and interviews on the same day

About Us
At the Royal London Hospital we have a commitment to providing ongoing professional and educational development, as part of the internationally reputable Trauma Centre and Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS).

We have 26 state-of-the art elective and emergency theatres, covering a variety of specialties:

Hepto-billary, complex ENT, trauma & orthopaedics, reconstructive orthopaedics, neurosurgery, complex vascular surgery, intervention radiology, maxilla facial surgery, plastic reconstructive surgery, neonatal surgery, shared airway ENT, ophthalmic surgery, along with providing paediatric expertise to the major trauma service in South East of England


About you – skills and experience required

    • Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner, with a commitment to your own professional development, ideally with experience of working in a busy theatre environment


    • A student qualifying in anytime 2018 as we would welcome applications from newly qualified staff or a registered nurse seeking a change of career direction

You will be committed to developing your professional competence and building your skills portfolio through experiential learning and education to maximise your career prospects.

If you seek a challenge, you will be joining our team at an important time of change as we continue our initiatives to improve our patients’ experience at Barts Health.

Please note: Interviews will take place on 29th November and 13th December 2018, applications received after 11th November will be invited for 13th December if shortlisted. If you are shortlisted to attend, please make sure you are available for the whole day.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Natalie Poole, Lead for Anaesthetics, on

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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