Band 5 Stroke & HASU Staff Nurse, The Royal London Hospital

London (Central), London (Greater)
£27,628 - £35,530 pa inc.
31 Aug 2018
17 Sep 2018
Nursing Field

Employer: Barts Health NHS Trust

Department: Stroke Unit

Location: Royal London Hospital, London

Salary: £27,628 - £35,530 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 Staff Nurses to join our innovative and hardworking team at The Royal London Hospital.

On the day:

You will be invited to take a guided tour around our state-of-the-art facilities

    • Meet the team and discuss career opportunities. You are free to ask whatever you want to kno
    • Undertake interviews and assessments on the same day

About Us

The Stroke Unit at the Royal London is one of the 8 Hyper Acute Stroke units in London. Barts Health is part of 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. We have an established bed base of 12 Hyper Acute Stroke beds and 14 Acute Stroke beds. The aim of our service is to provide world class stroke care.

What we can offer you

    • You will work alongside the teaching sister developing your acute skills in HASU and we will support your professional development as identified in your yearly appraisals
    • We provide a 24 hour Thrombolysis service for all our patients and we are always commended for the close working with the MDT to ensure that our patients get the best care possible
    • We have a 24hour Stroke bleep nurse who works in close relation with the Stroke consultant who is on call 24/7. The daily consultant ward round and close working with the MDT ensures a safe and high turnover of patients ensuring there is always space for the patient coming in via A&E
    • A wide range of staff benefits, including ways to save money, eating out and entertainment

About you - Skills and experience required:

  • Be a registered nurse with 6 months plus post registration experience


  • Be a student nurse qualifying anytime in 2018.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Falis Ali, Ward Manager

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.

UK Registration

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

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