Staff Nurse - Childrens Intensive Care Unit

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
30 Nov 2023
Are you a Registered( NMC) Childrens Nurse ?

Division: Children's, Women's & Diagnostics

Job Title: Children's Staff Nurse

Band: 5

Location: Children's Critical Care Unit

Hours: Full time and Part Time

Managerially accountable to: Unit Manager/Ward sister

Professionally accountable to: Matron

Main duties of the job

Are you a Registered( NMC) Childrens Nurse ?

Role Summary
  • All Children's Critical Care Nurses will work under the guidance and supervision of the Senior Sister and Senior Clinical Nurses to deliver safe and effective quality care.
  • The post holder will provide effective family centered nursing care underpinned by evidence based practice.
  • Ability to assess, develop, implement and evaluate nursing care needs of children and families/carers within the ward or department in order to provide and maintain a high standard of informed and effective holistic care following a formal period of preceptorship.
  • To support teaching and supervision of all members of the team and pre-registration nursing students.
  • To work a mixture of day and night shifts as well as rotate to other clinical areas as requested, to meet the demands of the service and fulfil professional educational needs.
  • To participate in the development of clinical audit, ensuring that a prominent nursing contribution is made.
  • To present a positive, professional image of the organisation and of the nursing team
  • To be responsible for updating own knowledge and skill in line with the NMC Code and Trust policies / procedures.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Previous applicants need not apply and applicants also must UK registered

Person Specification



  • UK NMC registered Children's Nurse
  • Critical Care Course Levels 1 & 2 (HDU)
  • Critical Care Course Level 3 (PICU)

Knowledge, Training and Experience


  • Has experience as a student or registered nurse in an Acute hospital setting
  • Good communication skills
  • Is able to recount / discuss the requirements for high standard of care
  • Ability to use a computer

Personal Qualities


  • Able to use own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke Hospital

Hilton Road

Stoke on Trent


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