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Children's Emergency Department Paediatric Nurse Band 6

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
7 Dec 2023
The Children's Emergency Department (CED) is a very busy accident and emergency department treating 37,000 patients a year and caring for infants, children and young people aged 0-17 years of age from Coventry and Warwickshire.

Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received.

Main duties of the job

Paediatric Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse - Band 6 within the Children's Emergency Department

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic clinical sister /charge nurse to join our dynamic team within the Children's Emergency Department. You will need to be an excellent communicator and have a demonstrable competence in caring for the ill and injured child or young person and their families.

Extensive post qualification experience is required and in return we offer an opportunity to develop professionally within the team, supported by senior nurses you will be encouraged to expand your clinical, management and leadership skills.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Will contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.

Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team.

A skilled practitioner and clinical leader providing support to the management team, participating in service/policy development.

Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated/audited.

Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities including HR, resource, and bleep-holder responsibilities as appropriate.

Demonstrate highly technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient management including complex patient monitoring equipment management and frequent administration of invasive tests/procedures.

Develop and educate staff, participating in supervision, mentorship and appraisal as required

For further details please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust



Clifford Bridge Road



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