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Staff Nurse (Paediatric accident and emergency)

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
29 Nov 2023
Children's Services is currently going through a transformational change with the merging of nursing teams across the Paediatric Emergency Department and the Children and Young People's Unit.

Children's Emergency Department (ED)

Children's ED is a busy department who currently see large volumes of children every year in an area specifically dedicated to children. Children who are attending wit urgent care complaints are streamed straight to this area.

Children's Clinical Decision Area (CCDA) and Short Stay

The Children's Decision Area sees children referred from GPs, children with direct access and children sent from ED requiring a further assessment. The short stay area is for children who require a prolonged period of observation but who are unlikely to need a full admission to hospital, this could include fluid challenges, spacing of inhalers and review by other specialities.

Children's ED, CCDA & Short Stay are becoming one unit as of November 2023.

Ward 30 (Children's Inpatient Unit)

The unit includes 35 inpatient beds, a two-bedded stabilisation area and an accessible bathroom with all the mod-cons including a bath that can be moved up and down. Each bed space also has state of the art bedside monitoring.

The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to work across all areas with your preferred area being your main place of work.

A team of clinical skills educators will be on hand with a supportive and robust training package

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

Children's Services at Bradford Royal Infirmary needs you to join our dedicated team to enable us to continue offering the children of Bradford excellent care. Our team is growing, and we require dynamic, outgoing Paediatric staff Nurses to join our renowned team.

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation, and evaluation of programmes of care.

The postholder is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision and is required to teach junior staff, both qualified and unqualified.

The successful applicant will need to have:
  • A commitment to caring for sick children and their families
  • Registration with the NMC as a Children's Nurse
  • Commitment to continuing your own personal professional development

About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand-new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A& E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached for the job description document for this post for further details in regards to the main responsibilities of the role.

Closing date may change dependent on the response

Person Specification



  • Experience within a paediatric environment



  • Excellent verbal and written communication/interpersonal skills.
  • Motivation to learn
  • Ability to plan time and manage others
  • IT skills
  • IV skills.



  • Understanding of Information Governance and Confidentiality
  • Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how this affects patients, visitors and staff
  • Understanding of what the NHS Constitution means to you, and your responsibilities to the public, patients and colleagues.



  • RSCN, RN Child

Other Requirements


  • Use own initiative and act independently within the bounds of existing knowledge and skills.
  • Capable of working within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-Motivated
  • Innovative and Dynamic
  • Flexible with regard to hours
  • Able to manage and cope with stressful situations
  • Decisive

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals



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