Staff Nurse-Paediatric Emergency Department

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year p.a pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023
Are you a registered children's nurse looking for a new opportunity in a busy Paediatric Emergency Department?

Cambridge University Hospitals are looking to recruit highly motivated nurses with excellent clinical knowledge, communication and leadership skills to join our Paediatric Emergency Department.

We care for approximately 29,000 children and young people a year, delivering all aspects of emergency care.

You will be a flexible, enthusiastic and passionate individual who is committed to delivering high quality care to the children, young people and their families that attend the Paediatric Emergency Department.

Main duties of the job

To provide skilled nursing care within a multidisciplinary environment,to ensure safe and effective patient care.

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values ofTogether - Safe, Kind, Excellentsupport the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification



  • 1st Level Nurse - Part 8 or Part 15


  • 1 Advanced level child protection training 2 Evidence of continuing professional development 3 Relevant teaching and assessing course/ mentorship course 4. EPLS/APLS



  • 1. Post registration experience working in emergency care or with acutely ill children 2. Experience of delivering evidenced based nursing care without supervision, to children in an acute hospital setting


  • ward experience/ critical care experience



  • 1. Child Protection 2. Child Law i.e. consent 3. Working knowledge of The Children Act 4. Competent to care for children and their families in a safe and effective manner without direct supervision 5. Advocate of paediatric nursing



  • 1. Nursing assessment skills 2. Good communication skills 3. Awareness of professional issues 4. Evidence of up to date paediatric nursing skills and knowledge


  • 1. Expanded nursing role - plastering 2. Venepuncture, cannulation and suturing 3. Advanced skills i.e. IV drug administration 4. Advanced assessment skills

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital - Division C

Hills Road



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