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Staff Nurse

Employer
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
london
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inclusive
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Band 5 Staff Nurse

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to get out of nights and weekend shifts if so we are the perfect ward for you.

We are looking for an experienced nurse who would consider themselves to be a good team player, likes a busy ward environment and can deliver compassionate care.

Ranu Ward

Monday - Friday 07:00 - 19:00 no nights or weekends.

Ranu ward is neurology daycase unit which is a multifaceted ward that supports the work up of diagnosis's and treatment plans for children that have a spectrum of neurological conditions. This includes neurology, Epilepsy, neurosurgical, neuromuscular, neurodisability, neurometabolic, metabolic and endocrine teams. We support children having investigations and treatments such as MRIs, an array of infusions, GONI injections, neurophysiology investigations, botox injections and various other investigations.

We are a small team however, we are constantly adding new skills to our repertoire, such as venepuncture and cannulation, entonox administration, NIV training and assisting with various procedures.

If you are looking for a change please don't hesitate to call the ward for more information.

We are currently located on Possum Ward

Phone number - 0207829 ext 8805

Ward sister Kay Legg - ext 1071

Kathryn.legg@gosh.nhs.uk

Main duties of the job

  • To work as a skilled member of the nursing team, to provide a high standard of holistic family centered care to the children, young people and families.
  • Ability to promote family centered care and establish good relationships with children, young people and their families
  • To communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To be able to take charge of the ward in the absence of senior nursing staff following achievement of required competence.
  • To be familiar with and adopt the principles of the NHS Chief Nursing Officers vision for Compassion in Practice (NHS Commissioning Board Dec 2012).


About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

Academic/Professional Qualification/Training

Essential

  • NMC Child Registered Nurse
  • Relevant nursing qualification
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development linked to demonstrable competencies


Desirable

  • Assessor or practice supervisor qualification/experience


GOSH Culture and Values

Essential

  • Our Always values oAlways welcoming oAlways helpful oAlways expert oAlways one team


Experience/Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience of having worked with acute/chronically sick children or specialised transferable skills
  • Understanding of professional and current issues in children's nursing
  • Understanding of the importance of research and evidence-based practice
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills
  • Understanding of safeguarding issues according to Trust policies and procedures
  • Understating or evidence of fulfilling requirements for Revalidation
  • Understanding of principles of clinical governance (e.g. risk management, audit, quality)
  • Experience of working as part of a diverse team.
  • Experience of contributing to an inclusive workplace culture


Desirable

  • Understanding of nursing practice and innovation outside of GOSH
  • Knowledge of clinical incidents and complaints and reporting
  • Previous experience in the relevant specialty of post (preferably in an NHS setting)
  • Knowledge of ward specialties


Skills/Abilities

Essential

  • Ability to plan and prioritise care for patients
  • Committed to family centred care
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Good time management and teaching skills
  • Ability to work well both in a team and on own initiative
  • Ability to delegate tasks as appropriate
  • Demonstrates Compassion in practice


Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Address

great Ormond street nhs trust

london

WC1N 3JH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

271-B-5746738-A

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