Junior Sister - Neonatal Unit

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year per annum (incl. of HCAA)
Closing date
4 Jun 2023
We are seeking highly motivated registered nurses who are qualified in neonatal speciality to complement our Neonatal Unit This post offers the opportunity to work in a Level 2 Neonatal Unit and Transitional Care ward based in the postnatal ward.

As part of the team, you will assess, plan, evaluate and implement care for a group of babies in the high dependency, special or transitional care. You will also be responsible for maintaining standards on the unit alongside with your senior nursing colleagues in the team and supporting neonatal support workers and student nurses. Part of your role will include taking charge of the ward regularly which will provide you the opportunity to develop your operational management skills.

If you are a neonatal qualified nurse and looking to build your experience in neonatal intensive, high dependency and special care, then look no further, as we will provide you the development and supportive environment that will help you build your clinical as well as operational management skills.

If you are an enthusiastic Neonatal qualified Nurse looking to develop your career in a dedicated patient focused department we can offer you:
  • Professional development tailored to your individual needs
  • Internal shift rotation
  • Opportunities to undertake short courses
  • Internal and External study days

An interview date is yet to be confirmed.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder is required to participate in all ward activities as an effective team member supporting senior sister and taking responsibilities for coordinating a team of staff within a shift.
  • The post holder is required to take responsibility as the prime care provider for a determined group of patients. She /he will work without direct supervision in the assessment group of all relevant care needs, development, implementation of programmed of care.
  • The post holder is required to supervise and teach junior staff and pre and post registration student whilst maintaining a safe working environment.
  • The post holder is required to develop and maintain a high quality of nursing care based on the Trust's mission statement, core objectives and Nursing, Midwifery & Healthcare Assistant Strategy.
  • The post holder is required to work within the codes of practice, professional guidelines and policies.

About us

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services, including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics, and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit, and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress by working in partnership with local GPs, charities, community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals, and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are focused on ensuring that our hospitals provide high quality, safe, and compassionate care, while we drive forward with the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for a full list of role requirements and main responsibilities.

Person Specification

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

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UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Hilllingdon Hospital

Pield Heath Road



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