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Registered Nurse - Children's Assessment Unit/ED

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023
Are you an experienced Children's Nurse looking to develop your career in a fast-paced, challenging, yet rewarding environment?

In order to enable us to maintain our commitment to high quality patient focused care, we are seeking to recruit an experienced Staff Nurse who will work within our amazing team in the Children's Assessment Unit/Emergency Department at Colchester Hospital

At East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust we are committed to providing high quality care to our patients and their families in an environment which is clean, safe and in an organisation which is forward thinking, innovative and supportive.

Main duties of the job

You will work as an integral member of the nursing team within Children's Services providing a high standard of child and family centred care.

You willbe an advocate for children and their families, promoting child focus, family-centred care and provide effective liaison with the multi-disciplinary team and other professional colleagues and agencies involved within the child's care

You will act as a role model in the delivery of patient care, support and teach staff contributing to the development of the service.

About us

One of the largest Trust's in East Anglia, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) provide hospital and community health services to people living across a wide geographical area. We deliver care from two main hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, six community hospitals and in patients' own homes. You will be joining a team of almost 12,000 amazing colleagues providing care to approximately a million people.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (if applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services. We offer a range of flexible working opportunities.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which do not work or cause time delays for our staff and patients.

To support our employees to achieve their career aspirations you may be eligible to obtain a qualification via an apprenticeship. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a skills review to facilitate this. For full details please see the attached Apprenticeship Handbook.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge then we are keen to hear from you.

Find out about living and working with us -

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • oProven experience of children's nursing
  • oEvidence of managing and improving the patient experience


  • oExperience of working with children with life limiting conditions / complex health care needs
  • oEvidence of safe guarding experience
  • oMentoring of students



  • Registered Children's Nurse


  • oMentoring qualification (or willingness to work towards)
  • oBSc (or willingness to work towards)

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Turner Road



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