Hyper Acute Stroke Unit Nurse – Band 5

Barts Health NHS Trust

The closing date is 01 July 2022

Job summary

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.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking dedicated and dynamic band 5 nurses to be part of our expanding team and to assist us in delivering safe and compassionate care to all our patients and also ensuring that all Stroke patients have access to excellent care which is evidenced based.

All Band 5 Staff nurses will be supported in their learning needs and work towards working in our HASU bays providing post thrombolysis care. We welcome and support newly qualified nurses - they will be given a preceptor and opportunity to work alongside the teaching sister on the unit.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be able to provide the highest standard of individualised and holistic patient care, in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. To work effectively within a large nursing team.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Registered Nurse or qualifying this year



  • Recent ACUTE experience

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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 (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

Employer's website

https://www.bartshealth.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Falis Ali


Date posted

06 April 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 5


£30,786 to £37,841 a year per annum inc.



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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