Nursing - Ward Sister/Charge Nurse - Paediatrics

  • Department Women and Children's Centre
  • Salary £35,392.00 – £42,618 per annum
  • Closing Date 29/05/2024
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-PSN-277
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Paediatric Nursing team.

We are looking to employ  2 x Paediatric Sisters/Charge Nurses.

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 your 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.

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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