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Paediatric Staff Nurse

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum plus HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Staff Nurse

Band 5

Hours are negotiable

Safari Ward Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich

Women's, Children and Sexual Health Directorate

Come and join our dynamic, enthusiastic and well established Paediatric Team at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich. We have exciting vacancies for Registered Nurses at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich on our inpatient ward.

As we are passionate about the care we deliver to children and young people and their families, we are seeking enthusiastic, committed and highly motivated individuals dedicated to making a difference.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating nursing care with opportunities to increase your skills, knowledge and experience. You must possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. We aim for our new team members to develop and take an active role in helping to make improvements on the unit and most importantly, to the care given to our patients.

Supported by the Practice Development team, you will receive a thorough induction and a tailored orientation programme, as well as a period of supernumerary practice. All newly qualified nurses will be offered our accredited preceptorship programme. Continuing professional development and post-registration education is actively encouraged through the provision of in-house study days and courses at the local universities to help build your nursing career.

About us

Our Children and Young People inpatient service consists of Safari Ward, a 24 bedded unit providing care for children and young people up to the age of 16 requiring both medical and surgical treatment. As part of the unit we have a paediatric oncology shared care unit. The inpatient ward also play a pivotal role in supporting effective patient pathways in collaboration with our busy Paediatric Accident and Emergency departments and Paediatric Assessment Unit (Hippo).

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work as a multi-skilled member of the nursing team within the Children and Young People Services;maintaining high standards of practice and promoting the philosophy of child and family centeredcare. This job description covers all areas within Children and Young People.To assist senior nursing staff in the clinical management of the department, maintaininghigh standards of nursing practice and promoting the philosophy of child and family centredcare.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • RSCN or RN Child
  • Current NMC registration
  • Minimum 6 months general paediatrics experience
  • BLS within last year
  • Functioning at minimum diploma level.


  • PILS provider



  • Good written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to document legibly and


  • Previous experience of working with children and family.
  • Competent in IV drug administration

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