An exciting opportunity has arisen to cover maternity leave within the Paediatric Nursing team. We are looking to employ one 12 month secondment Band 6 Paediatric Sister.
The successful candidate will have clinical credibility, excellent communication and organisational skills and a positive approach to change. They will assist the Ward Managers in the running of our Children's Unit which consists of; a 33 bedded inpatient ward, an Oncology and Haematology Unit, a Children’s Assessment Unit, Two Children’s Outpatient Departments, a Children’s Medical Day Unit and Paediatric Day Surgery service.
The right individual will have a passion for service improvement and innovation for Paediatric care within the Trust. They will help assist and guide the team though positive change as we embark on our current and future journey.
Main duties of the job
To function as a competent clinical practitioner within their designated clinical area.
To deliver direct patient care whilst co-ordinating and overseeing nursing practice
To be responsible for ensuring the delivery of clinical activities during
their span of duty.
To ensure that there is efficient and effective utilisation of resources
to deliver optimum quality care to their client group.
To deputise for the ward/ department manager in his / her absence,
driving forward evidence based practice and taking responsibility for
the supervision of staff.
Working for our organisation
If you are committed to providing high quality care to children and their families in a friendly and supportive environment, feel you have the passion to join our senior team, and meet the personal specification we would love to hear from you.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
RSCN/RN Child branch
Teaching and Assessing courses ENB 998 or equivalent
Practical Oncology Course
HDU Relevant course
Experience and Knowledge
High level clinical skills and knowledge
Evidence of successfully co-ordinating, managing and leading the team on a day to day basis
Evidence in undertaking preceptor / mentorship role.
Involvement in Nursing audit and Research.
An awareness and understanding of policy and practice relevant to speciality.