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Staff Nurse Child Health Sophie's Place

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Sophie's place is an acute assessment unit which provides a huge range of experiences for anyone wanting to continue developing their skills in caring for children. We are looking for a band 5 nurse to join our friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team. We are open to applications from experienced or newly qualified nurses who will be supported by an excellent regional paediatric preceptorship programme.Our primary role is in assessing and providing care to children and young people requiring acute assessment, within both the assessment unit (Sophie's Place) and the Children's area of the Emergency Department. Additionally, we support the Children's outpatient service and paediatric blood clinic, giving opportunities for ongoing development of clinical knowledge and skills. This is a varied and engaging role!

Main duties of the job

  • Facilitating the assessment and delivery of care to children and young people with a range of care needs within a 7 day a week service
  • Providing effective evidence-based care for children and young people with a range of care needs
  • Working closely with the Multidisciplinary Team
  • Developing enhanced clinical skills such as paediatric venepuncture and cannulation
  • Supporting the delivery of the children's outpatient's service
  • Working collaboratively with the Emergency Department to ensure that children and young people receive appropriate paediatric care within this environment

About us

Our values help us in what we do and how we do it. It is important that you understand and use these valuesthroughout your employment with the Trust to define and develop our culture.

The post holder will be: -
  • Compassionate, caring about our patients.
  • Accountable and responsible, always looking to improve.
  • Respectful for all and show integrity in everything.
  • Encouraging and challenging each other to always do our best.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Child Health Degree level education or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, or employment experience
  • Professional UK registration e.g. RSCN , CH Dip


  • Degree or evidence of working towards a Degree in the relevant field.

Experience & Knowledge


  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD) clearly recorded for professional profile
  • Completed clinical placements in a variety of areas


  • Experience of staff supervision

Skills & Ability


  • Ability to demonstrate the required behaviour in keeping with the Trust values
  • Ability to communicate written and verbal information in English, keeping legible and accurate notes


  • Customer service experience i.e. dealing with complaints

Other Specific Requirements


  • Should be willing to work flexible hours on occasion and cross sites.


  • Full driving licence

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Hampshire County Hospital


SO22 5DG

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