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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse - Neonatal Unit

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
30 Nov 2023
The post holder will be required to work effectively as part of the team to ensure a high standard of care is provided. They will be responsible for the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of care. She/he will co-ordinate care on the neonatal unit providing clear professional leadership. The post holder will liaise closely with parents/carers and all members of the multidisciplinary team and thus ensure effective communication of all relevant information. Kingston Neonatal unit is accredited BFI Level 3 and implements Fi Care throughout. Knowledge and support for these initiatives is a must in this role.

Main duties of the job

Kingston Neonatal Unit are please to advertise for band 6 nurses to join a team of dedicated neonatal nurses serving our local community. Band 6 nurses have expert clinical skills and are ready for a managerial role n the neonatal unit.

The successful applicant will provide clinical expertise on a daily basis. Take charge of the unit on a rota with 14 other band 6 nurses. Leading service improvement. Communicating with maternity and the multidisciplinary team.

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 which contains more information and also the person specification for this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience


  • Qualified in Neonatal Care
  • BSc or equivalent
  • Competent as a band 5 Neonatal Nurse
  • RN (Child/Adult) or equivalent RM


  • Assessing course.



  • Evidence of CPD

Employer details

Employer name

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kingston Hospital

Galsworthy Road



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