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Paediatric Staff Nurse - A&E

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum incl HCAS (outer 15%) pro rata
Closing date
29 Nov 2023
The Staff Nurse will provide nursing care to all groups of patients who attend the Paediatric ED under the supervision and guidance of Senior Nursing staff. He/she will achieve specific objectives set togetherwith his/her mentor. This care will be centred around providing the best possible outcome for patients involving them in all aspects of their care.

The staff nurse within the specialist setting of the paediatric ED will:

1. Develop knowledge and skills using a competency based framework

2. Adhere to Trust policy and ensure evidence based care.

3. Sustain a high level of professionalism and work within the team to meet the needs of the service.

4. Liaise closely with parents and carers and all members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure effective communication and care

Main duties of the job

Do you have a real passion for caring for children in the Emergency Department? If so, Kingston Hospital NHS Trust is the place for you! We have vacancies for registered Children's nurses within our Emergency Department, rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.

This is a great time to join our team and make a difference.

We are looking for enthusiastic Band 5 Children's nurses with a passion for child centred care to join our friendly team in ED. The applicant should have excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast moving environment. You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of safe and effective care to our service users and in guiding and supporting families whilst providing this care.

We have a dedicated Paediatric Emergency Department and a newly built Children's Resuscitation Bay and Urgent Treatment Centre. The Paediatric Emergency Department sees approximately 29,000 children per year.

Our Practice Development Nurse, ED Senior Sister and Paediatric ED Matron will support and encourage you to develop both clinically and managerially and offer a comprehensive induction programme, preceptorship, teaching sessions and in-house training. We run paediatric simulations regularly, led by Consultants in the resus bay in ED. We also have an ED Resus Team who will support you in resus scenarios.

Applicant must be flexible in shift working pattern to include weekday, night and weekend.

About us

Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country - close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames.We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance. -Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 - Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year.-HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.

Trust Values

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:
  • Caring
  • Safe
  • Responsible
  • Value each other
  • Inspiring

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document and person specification which contains more information about the role

Person Specification



  • RSCN/RN Child
  • Degree



  • Interpersonal skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills



  • Clinical governance frameworks
  • Able to articulate how the Trust vision, values, and strategic objectives apply to role.

Employer details

Employer name

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kingston Hospital

Gaslworthy Road



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