Band 5 Paediatric Staff Nurse - Paediatrics

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
25 Aug 2023

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UHB Paediatrics 0-16 Years: Where a passion and career come together!

If you are an enthusiastic Paediatric nurse looking to start or advance your nursing career then UHB is the trust for you! We are a busy District General Hospital that sees 10,000's of children every year across all of our services which presents fantastic development opportunities for our staff.

Our children and young people's services include Outpatients, Day Surgery/ Medical Unit, Assessment Units, Inpatients & High Dependency Unit. We also have Paediatric Emergency Departments, Neonatal Units, Community Nursing and Clinical Nurse Specialists.

This diverse service presents opportunities for rotation if this appeals to you!

Our Paediatric service is ran by a friendly, dynamic, talented team of professionals we deliver high quality, compassionate care to the local community and beyond. We strive to provide a positive patient experience in a safe environment and we actively promote a family centred approach in the delivery of care.

Shift patterns are 24 hour, 7 day a week, flexible working will be considered if this is important for your work life balance and still meets the requirements of the service and role.

We value our workforce and invest time and energy into providing development opportunities that will enable you to achieve your potential. The trust vision -- building healthier lives -- underpins our services for children and young people and our approach to developing our services in the future.

Main duties of the job

As a band 5 Paediatric Nurse working in Heartlands & /or Good Hope Hospital, you will join an established multi-disciplinary team who provide care to Infants, children and young people who are patients at UHB. We promote a family centred care approach to nursing and collaborate closely with parents, carers and their children when planning and delivering care.

As a staff nurse you will practice autonomously and be responsible and accountable for delivering safe, compassionate, person centred, evidence based nursing care that respects and maintains dignity and human rights. You will be responsible for the assessment of patient care needs, planning and implementing programmes of care, delivering treatment and evaluating these programmes of care without direct supervision. You will work in accordance with Trust Policies, Procedures and Guidelines and adhere to the NMC Code at all times.

The post holder will practice in a holistic, non-judgmental, caring and compassionate manner that avoids assumptions, supports social inclusion and recognises and respects individual choice and acknowledges diversity. They will work in partnership with other health and social care professionals, students and trainees and agencies, service users, their carer's and families.

We expect all of our nurses to promote a positive attitude and motivate staff members to deliver compassionate care whilst developing them-selves professionally.

For more information get in touch!

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Registered Child Branch Nurse on the
  • NMC Register
  • Evidence and ability to revalidate as
  • required by the NMC



  • Previous / recent experience or
  • working in an acute secondary NHS
  • care setting (can include student
  • placements within the last 12 months )
  • Evidence of achievements and career
  • development in current post and of
  • on-going professional development/
  • competence
  • Experience of working on own and in a
  • team in a health care environment
  • delegating to others within a team /
  • providing supervision to others
  • Willingness to become a practice
  • supervisor / assessor to or meets
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • standards for student supervision and
  • assessment
  • Understanding and knowledge of the
  • NMC code of conduct
  • Understanding of preceptorship and
  • work based learning and assimilation
  • of skills and knowledge
  • Awareness of current relevant NHS
  • policy context
  • Understanding / experience of the
  • principles of safeguarding and Mental
  • Capacity
  • Awareness of health and safety issues

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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