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Band 6
Fixed term: 12 months maternity cover
Full time: 37.5 hrs per week
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The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Hillingdon Hopsital
£36,070 - £42,712 per annum incl. of HCAA
Salary period
30/10/2020 23:59

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Sister - Paediatrics - 12 month Fixed Term maternity cover

Band 6


The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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37.5 Hours Per Week (Internal Rotation)

Fixed Term 12 months

Maternity Cover

Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic Paediatric Nurse who enjoys working as part of an innovative and CQC rated ‘Good’ Paediatric Team? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

We are dynamic and friendly multidisciplinary team of skilled and highly motivated staff who provide high quality care to children with a wide variety of conditions including medical, surgical, orthopaedics, diabetes and oncology. We serve both our local population and surrounding boroughs, receiving patients through our paediatric emergency department as well as children from Heathrow airport.  

The paediatric department at The Hillingdon Hospital consists of a 23-bedded general medical and surgical ward, which includes a level 1 POSCU. We also have a 5-bedded paediatric day care unit and a paediatric outpatients department. The paediatric department also consists of our award winning, dedicated diabetes team, and respiratory and allergy team. In addition we have a strong specialist nurse workforce in areas such epilepsy and transition which support all children’s services. We also have close links with the paediatric community nursing team; the paediatric emergency department; our level two neonatal unit and child development centre.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, enthusiastic and possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills to join our fantastic paediatric team. If you are a passionate and caring paediatric nurse who is team oriented, patient focussed, and ready for new and exciting challenges to develop your career, there are many opportunities for you here at Hillingdon. We can offer a supportive environment to help you develop and consolidate new competencies and are committed to helping you realise your potential. You will have a minimum of two years’ experience at band 5. Through personalised training and development plans, dedicated practice educators and generous study leave, we can offer you:

  • Professional development tailored to your individual needs
  • The potential for an internal rotation programme within the Women & Children’s Division, Paediatric A&E and Neonatal Unit. Other rotation options may be available.
  • Opportunities to undertake short courses
  • Internal and External study days
  • Career progression  

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all section of the community.

Interview Date: TBC

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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

Chris Mann
Job title
Matron / Nursing Service Manager for Paediatrics
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Telephone number
01895 279507