Staff Nurse (Panther Urology)

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inclusive
Closing date
10 Oct 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our amazing nursing team on Panther Urology Ward to help provide a high standardof nursing care and deliver a positive patient experience. We are seeking ambitious driven nurses to join us in a Urology centre of excellence.

Panther Ward is an 11 bedded ward that cares for patients up to 25 years of ageundergoing urological procedures. Our patients vary in complexity and acuity, ranging from day case to high dependency care you will develop an impressive repertoire of clinical and leadership skills.

Panther Urology Ward provides a positive nurse led working culture, with safe staffing levels (nursing ward ratios are on average 1 nurse to 2 patients) that enables you to do your job well, supporting your professional & academic development

As aStaff Nurse in our team, your contributions will be valued and recognised. Our education team will provide you with a comprehensive induction, 1.1 clinical support, and the opportunity to undertake The Fundamentals of Urology course and to help develop your speciality knowledge.

We are passionate about supporting your career development with the opportunity to attend regular teaching sessions, specialist study days and university modules.

Main duties of the job

We welcome applications adult or Learning disability nurses who may have experience in a urology setting who wish to explore transferring into a paediatric setting or paediatric nurses looking to develop into a speciality.

The role will involve communicating with a range of professionals, delivering high standards of patient care in a timely manner, and problem solving.

This is a great opportunity to be a role model for other staff and be a preceptor and mentor to students and new starters.

For more information on the post please contact Claire Waller matron - or Hannah Irwin/Niamh Meyler junior ward sisters

About us

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) is an international centre of excellence in child healthcare. GOSH is an acute specialist paediatric hospital with a mission to provide world-class care to children and young people with rare, complex and difficult-to-treat conditions.

Together with our research partner, the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, we form the UK's only academic Biomedical Research Centre specialising in paediatrics.

Most of the children we care for are referred from other hospitals throughout the UK and overseas. There are 60 nationally recognised clinical specialities at GOSH the UK's widest range of specialist health services for children on one site.

We believe our people are the head, the heart, the hands and the face of GOSH. Being part of our team is incredibly rewarding and you will be doing something extraordinary to the lives of the children and young people we care for.

GOSH is a challenging, complex and inspiring place to work. Each and every day our people come together to support each other to deliver excellent patient care, often working to help our patients and their families navigate through demanding processes and difficult decisions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Relevant nursing qualification
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development linked to demonstrable competencies


  • Assessor or practice supervisor qualification/experience



  • Experience of having worked with acute/chronically sick children or specialised transferable skills
  • Understanding of professioanl & current issues in children's nursing
  • Understanding of the importance of research & evidence based practice
  • Baisc knowledge of computer skills
  • Understanding safeguarding issues according to Trust policies & procedures
  • Understating or evidence of fulfilling requirements for Revalidation
  • Understanding of principles of clinical governance (e.g. risk management, audit, quality)
  • Experience of working as part of a diverse team.
  • Experience of contributing to an inclusive workplace culture


  • Understanding of nursing practice & innovation outside of GOSH
  • Knowledge of clinical incidents and complaints and reporting
  • Previous experience in the relevant specialty of post (preferably in an NHS setting)
  • Knowledge of ward specialities



  • Ability to plan and prioritise care for patients
  • Committed to family centered care
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management & teaching skills
  • Ability to work well both in a team & on own initiative
  • Ability to delegate tasks as appropriate
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Demonstrates Compassion in practice

GOSH Always Values


  • GOSH Always Values

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust



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