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Job summary

Main area
Paediatrics
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent: Full Time
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5hrs per week)
Job ref
214-W&C22-11-03
Employer
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
King's Mill Hospital
Town
Sutton-In-Ashfield
Salary
£27,055 - £32,934 pro rata per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
08/12/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Paediatric Registered Nurse

Band 5

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal’s Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King’s Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients, we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

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Job overview

What we have to offer:

  • Transfer of employment for anyone currently on a Skilled Worker Visa
  • Rotations in most areas
  • Great Preceptorship and Clinical Supervision programmes
  • Opportunities to learn specialist skills
  • On-going training and development support
  • First class, spacious and state of the art hospital
  • Plenty of on-site parking
  • Family friendly 
  • Flexible working

This vacancy is for Ward 25.

Main duties of the job

Sherwood Forest Hospitals have exciting Band 5 opportunities for enthusiastic and highly motivated Registered Children's Nurses to join our Paediatric team.

Ward 25 is a 30 bedded unit with both medical and surgical beds and 2 high dependency beds. We have recently opened our Children's Assessment Unit within the ward and there are options to rotate within this.
We also have a well-established day-case surgery pathway.

We offer:

• a wide and exciting range of specialities on our ward, where you can develop your career and skills in paediatric nursing
• a paediatric specific orientation and Preceptorship package, that is delivered with the support of a practice development team
• opportunities to explore the range of services within paediatrics, including working in the Emergency Department and clinics, and with the specialist nurses in diabetes, respiratory and epilepsy.
• An opportunity for rotation within the ward, neonates and our Emergency Department.

We are looking for first level Registered Children’s Nurses, newly qualified or experienced who, are able to work flexibly over a 24-hour period, are eager to develop their skills and expertise and who keen to join a friendly, enthusiastic and supportive nursing team, who are dedicated to providing high quality, evidence based care.

 

Working for our organisation

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal’s Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King’s Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients; we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

Person specification

Qualifications- Academic/ Craft/ Professional

Essential criteria
  • RN child, RSCN
Desirable criteria
  • Teaching qualification (ENB 998, D32/33)

Knowledge Requirements

Essential criteria
  • Well developed knowledge of paediatric nursing issues

Further Training

Essential criteria
  • Safeguarding children
Desirable criteria
  • Clinical supervision

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Previous experience of children's services
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of audit and research

Contractual Requirements

Essential criteria
  • To work within a 24 hour rota, night duty and weekends

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Sarah Limb
Job title
Ward Sister
Email address
s.limb@nhs.net
Telephone number
01623 622515
Additional information

#2765

For further information or an informal discussion about this position please contact Sarah Limb, Ward Sister on 01623 622515 ext 2765 or email s.limb@nhs.net