Respiratory, HIV and Infection Diseases Staff Nurse - Band 5

Barts Health NHS Trust

The closing date is 01 August 2022

Job summary

We are looking for dedicated and highly motivated individuals to join our friendly HIV & Respiratory Medicine ward and work in this interesting and challenging area.

Bart's Health is an internationally recognised leading respiratory centre of excellence and is home to the Barts Health Difficult Asthma service, offering nurses the unique opportunity to work across a variety of clinical specialties to advance their professional development.

Main duties of the job

Our respiratory wards provide care for a wide variety of level 2 patients with tracheostomy and non-invasive ventilators (NIV), offering unique opportunities to develop skills & experience in respiratory care. The ward has state-of-the-art negative pressure rooms, with specialist equipment such as cardiac monitors providing nurses with palatable skills for development in cardiology and respiratory nursing.

We train nurses in a supportive multidisciplinary team, with opportunities to undertake in-house development courses in HIV, cardiac and respiratory care.

Newly qualified nurses seeking acute medical experience are welcome to apply, as well as experienced nurses looking for specialist experience in a leading respiratory care centre.

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 provide the highest standard of individualised and holistic patient care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.
  • To supervise and teach junior members of staff and learners as required, and maintain own personal development with support.
  • To provide high quality nursing care to patients and their families, in accordance with agreed policies.

Person Specification

Qualifications and knowledge


  • Registered Nurse



  • Recent ACUTE Experience



  • Intravenous accreditation

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 (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Prescilla Cutinha

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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