Clinical Support - Nursing Associate

  • Department Ward 19
  • Salary £25,147.00 – £27,596 per annum
  • Closing Date 25/09/2023
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-NGA-210-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full-time, Part-time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to employ qualified Nursing Associates to join our Children's Unit Based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

We are looking for individuals who enjoy being an integral part of a ward team, someone who can work under pressure, manage tasks, be kind, show initiative and has a positive attitude towards work. The successful candidates will have a foundation degree level specific to nursing associate practice and substantial experience working with Children & Young People. They are required to have excellent communication and organisational skills and a positive approach to change.


Main duties of the job


  • To provide holistic, person centred care and support for people of all ages with a variety of conditions.
  • To work independently under the leadership of registered nurses, working to their nationally recognised code of conduct and Standards of Proficiency for Nursing Associates.
  • To work as part of the multidisciplinary team.
  • To communicate effectively, with sensitivity and compassion, and to manage relationships with people, making reasonable adjustments where necessary.
  • To work flexibly to meet the needs of the service


About us


The Children's Unit at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford is a 36 bedded (including a 3 bedded Oncology & Haematology unit), acute general paediatric ward caring for children aged 0-17 years with medical, surgical, mental health, orthopaedic and oncology conditions. A Children's Assessment Unit and Children's Outpatient Department are also based at The Princess Royal Hospital with a Children's Outpatient and Medical Day Unit based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury.

We will offer you a preceptorship and competency package supported by our Clinical Practice educator as well as further development opportunities that could lead to you becoming a registered nurse in the future should you so desire.

Within the Trust there is a firm commitment to achieving an effective and sustainable nursing workforce in order to ensure that our patients receive the very best care and are at the centre of everything we do. This includes heavily investing in the Nurse Associate program, with career progression opportunities being recognised by many of our existing Nurse Associates.

We are seeking dynamic, innovative, motivated and inspirational people who will complement our registered nurses and work alongside our HCA's and the multi-disciplinary team in order to deliver hands on care for patients.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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