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317 Paediatric Renal Medicine Specialty - RVI
Band 7
Fixed term: 1 year from date of appointment
Full time: 37 hours 30 minutes per week
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The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary
£38.890 to £44,503 per annum
06/07/2020 23:59
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The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Nurse Specialist

Band 7

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.


We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment.  We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

In an exciting transformation The Great North Children’s Hospital are developing a comprehensive UTI, bladder and bowel service. There will be scope for the post holder to develop the area of specific interest in UTI but also have the unique opportunity to work into the Bladder and bowel pathway. The role will include direct patient care as well as an important role in educating parents and other professionals.

The successful candidate must be a Registered Nurse (appropriate to branch, hold a degree / masters level study or equivalent specialist study. The post holder will need to be self- motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team, an enthusiastic individual with excellent clinical and communication skills.

Teaching and training are central to post therefore the successful candidate must meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council requirements for mentorship.

If you feel this post might be for you then please contact Emma Willey, Matron GNCH for further discussion.

Temporary post / secondment opportunity for 1 year 

Interview Date 22 July 2020

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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

emma willey, Matron GNCH telephone number :01912823450