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Staff Nurse - Neonatal Unit

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
22 Sep 2023
We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic Staff Nurse to join our Hugo Liebeschuetz Neonatal Unit at Southend Hospital.

We are extremely proud of our Neonatal Unit, and have on-going commitment to enhancing practice and staff development. This is an amazing opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Newborn babies and their families.Our Neonatal unit is superbly equipped and resourced to care for all the sick and premature babies born at the hospital and in the local area, we also provides facilities for parents and carers.

If you're looking for a new opportunity and have the relevant experience we welcome your application.

Main duties of the job

You will assist the Manager in the provision and maintenance of a seamless service & high quality care to patients in accordance with Clinical Governance within the ward/department.

To contribute to the reduction of healthcare acquired infection by ensuring a high standard of infection control practice in the light of research current best evidence and legislation.

You will collaboratively function as part of the multi-disciplinary team within the Neonatal unit working within the Trust's policies and procedures and the Ward Philosophy. You will be expected to work and support the Paediatric Directorate as a whole, inclusive of outpatients, Neptune ward, Paediatric Assessment Unit and Accident & Emergency.

You will be expected to be a reflective practitioner and continue to develop your own capabilities and Nursing knowledge in line with the Trusts career pathway where education is supported.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

About our unit

Southend is the only Neonatal Unit in Essex with Stage 2 UNICEF neonatal standards. Part of the East of England Neonatal network, this dynamic level 2 unit has 16 cots and is part of the Eastern Neonatal Network.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more details about this interesting and rewarding role, where you'll have opportunities to develop your skills, knowledge and career, please see attached job description.

Person Specification



  • 1 st or 2nd level registration (RGN)


  • Relevant post registration course



  • Knowledge of clinical information management.


  • Previous experience of working within specialty area

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Prittlewell Chase



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