Nursing - Staff Nurse - Paediatrics, Ward 19

  • Department Ward 19
  • Salary £28,407.00 – £34,581 per annum
  • Closing Date 25/06/2024
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-SNP-294
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

This is a great opportunity for newly qualified and experienced Nurses to join our team and be part of something amazing.  We pride ourselves on the support we give our new staff and believe that our ward creates the perfect learning environment.

Working closely with our Emergency Department we look after acutely ill children.  We have an 8 bedded Children's Assessments Unit within which our staff are able to develop skills in triage and PGD.  On our ward we provide advanced care to children requiring interventions such as tracheostomy care, CPAP or high flow oxygen.  We are commissioned to provide care for children with oncology needs in our dedicated, 3 bedded, purpose built area. 

We also have an experienced team of specialist nurses in Gastroenterology, Respiratory, Epilepsy and Oncology who support our patients and learning needs of our team.  At The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital we have a Children's Out Patient facility along with a Medical day unit. 

Main duties of the job

You will be joining a friendly supportive team, working in a modern bright unit.  We provide care for 33 in-patients in our purpose built facility at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.  We care for children from ages 0-17 years, and you can be sure to gain experience in caring for children with medical, surgical, orthopaedic, complex needs, CAMHS, respiratory and metabolic conditions. 

Working for your organisation

Children's Services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is an exciting place to be.  We are looking for dynamic, inspired and enthusiastic Nurses who have a passion to care and are always looking to make it better.  We strongly believe that our staff are the key to achieving our goals; empowering our staff to generate their ideas and investing in them to make change happen. We continually look to improve our services and keep our children and families at the heart of everything we do.  If this sounds like you, please get in touch today.

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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