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Job summary

Main area
Paediatrics
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part-time/Full time, 30-37.5 hours per week
Job ref
176-FISS-HH-1575486
Employer
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Huntingdon
Town
Huntingdon
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro-rata
Closing
29/04/2019 23:59
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust logo

Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse for Holly Ward

Band 6

There has never been a better time to join our Trust than now! We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 700,000 across Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire.

As a newly-merged, larger organisation we have increased opportunities to enhance services, ensuring we provide the best patient experience and clinical outcomes. For our staff this means they can experience a wide and varied career within the one organisation. We offer a real commitment to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and ideas are valued, where you are supported in developing your full potential and where your individual contribution is recognised, respected and rewarded.

Our Trust vision is: Working together to be the best at providing outstanding care for local communities, and so we look to appoint people who are as passionate about good quality patient care as we are!

Make 2019-20 your challenge to be part of exciting new things by joining our continuously developing team, in our soon to be merged children’s unit at Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

Holly Children’s Ward will become part of the newly merged NWA Trust at Hinchingbrooke Hospital which opens up so many opportunities, for patients and staff alike.

We are passionate about the care and quality that children receive within our service and have state-of-the-art facilities equipped with the latest equipment ensuring that children receive the very highest standards of healthcare. This gives their families the reassurance that the very best is being done for the people who mean the most to them. Our medical and surgical teams are also pleased to be able to access the technology that they need to deliver this level of care. We are a 19 bedded ward comprising of 12 beds/cots, 1bedded fully equipped HDU area and 6 surgical day beds.

We have a six bedded Paediatric Assessment Unit alongside Holly Ward where GP admissions are assessed and monitored. On top of all the great things that we have to offer, you’ll also be living in a region with affordable housing, great transport links to London and excellent quality of life.

We have a number of band 6 vacancies for the Children’s Unit, internal rotation 12 hour shifts, days and nights with the opportunity to rotate to our assessment unit. As the coordinator for the shift you will be expected to manage the 19 bedded unit on a day to day basis, be responsible for collecting data on dependency and RAG rating of staffing, managing admission and discharge capacity, and escalating concerns to the Unit Sister and the Matron for Acute Children’s Services.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Fran Stephens, Head of Midwifery and Nursing, FISS at fran.stephens@nhs.net 

If you have problems applying, contact

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Resourcing Department
Hinchingbrooke Hospital
Hinchingbrooke Park
Huntingdon
Cambs
PE29 6NT
Telephone
01480 847534