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Staff Nurse - Child Health Day Case Surgery

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
23 Sep 2023
This role is open to experienced paediatric nurses who are interested in developing their skills in paediatric surgery. We pride ourselves on having an environment where your development matters.

As our organisation continues to develop we have recently to extended our service due to the increased restoration work. The trust has had to increase the number of Paediatric day case surgical theatre work . We are running extra surgical paediatric day case theatre lists across the 2 sites to ensure we meet our waiting list target.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for paediatric nurses who share those values and are prepared to commit themselves to our services. If this means you, then you will be joining like minded staff who want to take forward the paediatric surgical nursing vision with pride, passion and professionalism. In return, you will have the opportunity to gain a range of clinical experience whilst providing care to children and young people admitted to have a variety of different surgical procedures. Additionally, successful candidates will benefit from developmental opportunities and other benefits provided by the organisation.

This role will involve some cross site working.

About us

In Child health, we provide services to children, young people and their families in a variety of settings. These include acute inpatients, Ambulatory services, Neonatal care, and Learning Disability and Special School provision. We deliver these across 2 hospitals and community sites in Basingstoke and Winchester. Family centred care along with quality and safety are important to us.

The inpatient ward area provides short stay care for children undergoing emergency /elective day surgery ,however majority of our paediatric surgical work is carried out in dedicated Treatment centres away locate away from the inpatient wards

We actively promote opportunities for our nurses to develop, you will also have access to regular high quality supervision.

Job description

Job responsibilities

High standards of Professional Practice to ensure quality and safety of patient care, experience and the patient journey

Developing own clinical practice, knowledge, skills and experience.Acting as a good role model

Supporting the team in ensuring that clinical services are delivered to a high quality of care and that all compliance requirements such as CQC and contractual requirements are achieved.

To develop clinically reasoned pre-assessment pre-operatve and post-operative care plans , to ensure patient nursing care is undertake and evaluated effectively.

To undertake the comprehensive pre-assessment of patients using investigative and analytical skills where factors may be conflicting, requiring analysis and interpretation skills and the comparison of a range of options to achieve effective treatment or discharge planning check

Your life outside HHFT is important and the trust is happy to consider applications with flexible working patterns that cater to individual requirements this can be discussed at interview

If you are passionate about working with children and their families and want to join a team that values you and your development. Then come and be part of our exciting paediatric nursing surgical extraordinary team,

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Degree level education or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, or employment experience
  • Professional UK registration e.g. NMC, HPC
  • Computer Literate

Experience & Knowledge


  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD) clearly recorded for professional profile
  • Completed clinical placements in a variety of areas
  • Knowledge of the management of in-patients and outpatients including evidence based strategies2
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of approaches to the management of patients utilising clinical reasoning.
  • Multidisciplinary team working
  • Understanding of Health Environment policies and legislation including Clinical, HR, E& D, Governance
  • Adherence to current statutory requirements, standards and regulations
  • Awareness of local and national agenda within the speciality


  • Experience of staff supervision
  • Awareness of local and national agenda within the speciality

Skills & Ability


  • Ability to demonstrate the required behaviour in keeping with the Trust values

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust




SO22 5DG

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