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Neonatal Staff Nurse

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2023
The Newborn centre caters for a birth rate of 6500 per year Approximately 5000 deliveries (medium-high risk) occur on the hospital site. The remaining ~ 1500 deliveries are managed in 3 birthing centres, 2 based in the community in Blackburn and Rossendale and a co-located birth centre in Burnley on the hospital site.

We are currently looking to employ band 5 neonatal nurses, experience is preferred although not essential to join our amazing team her at the Lancashire women and new born centre in Burnley. Applicants will be required to have an up to date portfolio of NMC/ CPD with evidence of continuing professional development seen at interview.

Main duties of the job

Please refer to the job description and personal specification for further information and please do not hesitate to contact the recruitment manager for any queries with regard to the advert

About us

The single East Lancashire Neonatal unit is based in the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre, which is a level 3 offering the highest level of therapies for premature and sick babies. The Neonatal Unit at LWNC has 6 intensive care cots, 8 high dependency cots and 20 special care cots with a total cot capacity of 34 cots.

Job description

Job responsibilities

General duties will include providing nursing care to a range of infants from Transitional care, Community care, Special care. Further training and development will be given in order to care for high dependency and Intensive care infants.

Candidates will need to demonstrate motivation and a commitment to undertaking specialised training and development for the role.

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse/Registered Children's Nurse/Registered Midwife through training at degree or diploma level Willing to undertake further education within the specialty Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD) or revalidation
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD) or revalidation
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of neonatal nursing Able to plan, prioritise and evaluate evidenced based nursing care in accordance with NMC principles Basic IT skills Clear and accurate written and verbal communication Friendly and caring manner - able to deal with people in a sympathetic and sensitive manner Sharing and teaching knowledge of good practise with other health care professionals
  • Experience in Neonatal Nursing would be an advantage
  • Willing to adapt to the changing needs of the service through working with new ideas, skills and knowledge Good team player, supporting other members


  • Neonatal Life Support Course (NLS) Mentorship
  • Neonatal Life Support Course (NLS) Mentorship
  • Advanced IT skills

Employer details

Employer name

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust


Burnley General Teaching Hospital

Casterton Ave


BB10 2PQ

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Neonatal Nurse

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