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Senior Staff Nurse - Paediatric Inpatient Ward

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inc. HCAS
Closing date
29 Sep 2023
Are you a Paediatric Nurse with a passion for delivering excellent care? Do you have a desire to gain knowledge and competence within forward thinking and dynamic paediatric hospital services? We are absolutely committed to delivering better and improved pathways of care for our children and young people at North Middlesex and thus have recently hugely invested in children's services.

We are looking for outstanding individuals who embody our Trust Values of being caring, fair and open, to join our exceptional paediatric team. If you are have excellent communication skills and the ability to use your initiative and are keen to work and collaborate to deliver high quality and responsive paediatric nursing care within a very diverse and busy paediatric service, we welcome you to apply.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the role will include, but not be limited to
  • To work as a skilled member of the nursing team, to provide a high standard of holistic family centred care to the children and families.Ability to promote family centred care and establishes good relationships with children and their families.
  • To maintain patient flow in a timely manner across the unit.
  • To communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To be able to take charge of the ward in the absence of ward manager.
  • To manage and support junior staff.
  • To utilize and maintain policies, standards of nursing care and staff development, as part of the ward team.
  • To be flexible in the approach to the clinical area and provide cover for any area specified.

About us

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Hospital Trust (NMUH) is one of London's busiest healthcare providers, providing hospital care and community services for the 350,000 people living in Enfield, Haringey and beyond.

Our specialist services include HIV, cardiology, blood disorders, diabetes, fertility, sickle cell and thalassemia. In addition to a full range of cancer diagnosis and treatment services, the Helen Rollason Cancer Support Centre is based on-site and provides services to support cancer patients' wellbeing.

We also provide community services and have a dedicated 0-19 service for children and young people in Enfield so that they can get the best possible start in life. This includes health visitors and school nurses who are delivering the national Healthy Child Programme, which provides a structured framework for the delivery of key interventions to support the health and wellbeing of children and families from 0 to 5 and school aged children from 5-19. The 0-19 service aims to improve pathways and partnerships with services in the hospital and deliver excellent care for the children and families.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

A full list of duties and responsibilities will be found within the job description and requirements for the role can be found within the person specification.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • NMC registration
  • Childrens nurse
  • Significant experience at band 5


  • Degree or working towards

Skills and attributes


  • Ability to plan and care for a group of patients, ability to work well within a team
  • Good verbal written skills
  • Committed to family centered care
  • Evidence of teaching and working with students
  • Ability to manage workload



  • Broad experience in general paediatrics ward or community setting
  • Experience of taking charge of a ward environment
  • Knowledge of audits
  • Knowledge of child protection issues


  • Experience with budgets
  • Knowledge of staff support systems
  • Understanding of management

Employer details

Employer name

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust


North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Sterling Way


N18 1QX

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