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Staff Nurse

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Telford and Shrewsbury
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum/pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Job summary

Are you an Registered Children's Nurse looking for your next career move?

If so, we have a number of Band 5 positions available and would love for you to consider joining our team in the Emergency Department at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust!

This is a chance to make a real difference to patient care whilst developing your knowledge and skills in Paediatric Emergency Medicine which in turn can benefit you as a nurse by contributing to your professional growth and career.

We have full and part time flexible working positions available at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

We are a supportive, welcoming innovative multidisciplinary team that collaboratively engages with all key stakeholders. We offer a comprehensive supernumerary induction programme to support you in your new role.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information and we look forward to meeting you.

Contact: Paediatric Lead Nurse Senior Sister Zara Stubbs via email

Main duties of the job

  • Responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of individualised patient care, working in partnership with patients, their carers and the multi-disciplinary team to ensure the patient's physical, spiritual and emotional needs are met.
  • Formulate and deliver high quality patient care without direct supervision, seeking guidance on actions that are outside agreed defined standards.
  • Recognise changes in patients' conditions which require the intervention of others and ensure that timely referrals are made or escalation procedures enacted as appropriate.
  • Ensure patient safety is maintained at all times. Record and report adverse and potentially adverse events and assist with investigation of such events, ensuring learning is shared with the wider team(s).
  • Record information about patients in a safe, accurate and consistent manner using appropriate tools and techniques, including electronic and written formats as close to point of care as possible.
  • Access and use patient clinical diagnostic information to inform clinical decisions.

About us

The Emergency Department is undergoing a significant refurbishment to accommodate a safe and deliverable service to the children and families of Shropshire/Telford & Wrekin. The refurbishment consists of an extension to our Major area, Pitstop, an Ambulance arrivals pod, a dedicated Paediatric area alongside a new Urgent Treatment Centre for the Minors and GP stream.

This is a very exciting time to join our Emergency Department with opportunities to develop with formal Royal College Nursing - Emergency Nurse Competency based assessments with accreditation supporting all nurses.

We value each role in our diverse multidisciplinary team of Health Care Assistants, Emergency Care Technicians, Housekeepers, Patient Flow Coordinators, Nurses, Paramedics, Practice Education Facilitators and Emergency Care Practioners alongside our Receptionists and Operational Managers. We work collaboratively with internal and external Paediatric specialties to strive for excellent care for the communities we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • Registered Children's Nurse



  • Experience of working in an acute healthcare environment



  • Excellent communication skills

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