Nursing - Nursing Associate

  • Department Ward 23 - Neonatal
  • Salary £25,147.00 – £27,596 per annum
  • Closing Date 06/06/2023
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-NAS-811
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week (7 day working pattern)
  • Contact Shirley Teece
  • Email
  • Telephone 01952 641222, extension 5413

Job overview

Are you a Nursing Associate that is newly qualified or experienced?

Do you aim to provide a high standard of care to the people you serve?

If so... this role could be for you!

We have a unique opportunity for a Nursing Associate to come and work within our Women's and Children's Division in our Neonatal Team.  Due to our close working relationship between Neonates and Paediatrics, this role has the opportunity to flex between both areas, with a predominant base on our level 2 Neonatal Unit. 

All training and skills required will be provided.


Main duties of the job

  • To provide holistic and person-centred care.
  • To work independently under the leadership of the shift co-ordinator 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 provide direct patient care to our babies and their families to support as a unit, to be able to assess plan, implement and evaluate care provided.
  • To maintain accurate and contemporaneous documentation.


Working for our organisation

The Neonatal Unit at The Princess Royal Hospital is a NNU and consists of  22 cots (2 ITU, 4 HDU and 16 SC).   We are part of the West Midlands Operational Delivery Network.

We embrace family-centred care involving parents in all aspects of their baby's care and are proud of the services we deliver.  We have a dedicated community team who follows the baby's journey from discharge to support parents and family within the community.

We have achieved stage 1 BFI accreditation and is currently working towards achieving stage 2.  We see parents as partners in care and  work together to deliver the highest standards of care and to provide the best experience for each neonate within the hospital and community settings  

We take pride in what we do and knows the positive impact an educated workforce has on our outcome, hence we have in place bespoke  training and support for all staff throughout your  employment journey at SaTH.  We have an induction and training programme to help you settle into your new role.  We actively promote professional development offering opportunities to undertake appropriate training and courses relevant to your role.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

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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