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Paediatric Staff Nurse Day Procedures Unit

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
24 Nov 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen to come and join our friendly, passionate and dedicated paediatric Day Procedures Unit nursing team at East Surrey Hospital. We are looking to recruit into our newly developed service within our paediatric services as part of our ongoing expansion and development projects. If you are interested in working with our CQC rated Outstanding service and making a difference to the lives of the children and young people we support, then come and join our team!

As a newly developed service, we have vacancies to expand our nursing workforce within this area. We are keen to speak with paediatric registered nurses about their aspirations to develop a career in paediatrics and we are open and welcoming of agile working practices to enhance work life balance.

Main duties of the job

Our newly developed Day Procedures Unit incorporates all elective day surgery and planned day case admissions. Patient admissions vary across planned blood transfusions, medication infusions, complex investigations and elective surgery across multiple specialties (Dental, Opthalmology, general surgery, ENT, orthopaedics). As such, nursing staff must be skilled, clinically competent and highly organized paediatric nurses who are able to safely and efficiently manage a high turnover of patients with complex care requirements.

Nursing staff will support and assist in the delivery of professional nursing care to patients ensuring the highest possible standards of care are received by patients and their carers. Responsible and accountable, for the assessment and planning of care for designated patients from admission to discharge. Utilises and integrates evidence into practice. Communicates effectively and efficiently with multiple professionals to support the continuity of care across multiple clinical areas.

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:
  • Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021.
  • National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do.
  • We are rated the sixth highest trust in the South East and in the top 25% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information, regarding the role please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application clearly reflects where you match them including any examples you would like to highlight.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • A complete and accurate application
  • Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • Evidence of essential experience for role
  • Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the person specification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


East Surrey Hospital

Canada Avenue



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