B5 Staff Nurse CICU

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
14 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Full Time
Division: Children's, Women's & Diagnostics

Job Title: Children's Staff Nurse

Band: 5

Location: Children's Critical Care Unit

Hours: 37.5

Term: 18 months Fixed Term (August 2024)

Managerially accountable to: Ward Manager

Professionally accountable to: Matron

Main duties of the job

Role Summary

To assess develop, implement and evaluate nursing care needs of children and families/carers within the ward or department in order to provide and maintain a high standard of informed and effective holistic care following a formal period of preceptorship.

To participate and contribute to the teaching requirements of the ward and department.

To contribute to the management of the nursing services by taking charge the clinical area when required on an occasional basis if applicable to that clinical area.

To rotate to other clinical areas as requested, to meet the demands of the service and fulfil professional educational needs.

To participate in the development of clinical audit, ensuring that a prominent nursing contribution is made.

To participate in the development of clinical audit, ensuring that a prominent nursing contribution is made.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us.We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours.We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working.You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

UK NMC Registered Childrens Nurses ONLY

Person Specification



  • UK NMC registered Children's Nurse


  • Critical Care Course Level 3 (PICU)
  • Critical Care Course Level 3 (PICU)

Knowledge, Training and Experience


  • Has experience as a student or registered nurse in an Acute hospital setting
  • Good communication skills
  • Is able to recount / discuss the requirements for high standard of care
  • Ability to use a computer

Personal Qualities


  • Able to use own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills

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

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

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

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke Hospital

Hilton Road

Stoke on Trent


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