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Band 4
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Long days and long nights)
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The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Employer type
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£22,549 - £24,882 Per Annum
Salary period
06/07/2022 08:00

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COVID-19 Vacancy Nurse Associate Children's Ward

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Job overview

An opportunity has arisen for highly motivated and proactive Nurse Associate to work within a well-established, acute Paediatric team who are dynamic and forward thinking. Here in Wolverhampton, we provide services for children and young people with a wide variety of general and specialised medical and surgical conditions which all provide fantastic learning opportunities.

We are looking to expand our committed and compassionate team to enable us to continue to develop the exceptional service that we provide, and to work towards having independent ward, surgery, outpatient and PAU (including Same Day Emergency Care) facilities due to growing demand and our ambition to always improve the services that we provide. Successful candidates will join our friendly, supportive teams led by Supervisory Senior Sisters / Service Managers / Team Leaders and be part of a nursing skill mix reflective of the acuity of the patient group.

We offer a robust induction program to include a 12 month preceptorship programme to ease the transition into a new working environment which we will tailor to meet the needs of each individual candidate. We offer a very supportive and welcoming team and will ensure you receive all the training on induction to enable you to carry out the role safely ensuring excellent standards of care.

Main duties of the job

We provide a holistic suite of services for babies, children and young people  to enable them to receive the highest quality of care at the right time, delivered by the right staff and in the location where best suits their needs, in partnership with parents, carers and other multi-disciplinary team members.

We are looking for exceptional, committed, caring and compassionate Nurse Associates to join our dedicated multi-disciplinary team.  Successful candidates will join our friendly, supportive teams led by Supervisory Senior Sisters / Service Managers / Team Leaders and be part of a nursing skill mix reflective of the acuity of the patient group.

The Trust has a 12 month Preceptorship program for newly qualified staff and a local robust development program for experienced staff which will provide you with support and guidance, regular staff engagement, feedback sessions and a supportive team ethos.

Working for our organisation

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve.  We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We’re passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as “Good” by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards; The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description/Personal Specification for a full detail of the role and main responsibilities.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse Associate
  • GCSE Maths and English - pass
Desirable criteria
  • Registered Nurse Associate in Paediatrics


Essential criteria
  • Previous experience of nurse associate role in paediatrics

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyAge positiveDisability confident employerCare quality commission - GoodNursing Times Workforce Summit & Awards WinnerStep into healthArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Karen Allen
Job title
Senior Sister
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Telephone number
01902 694475