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Neonatal Nurse

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
10 Dec 2023
Neonatal care in Liverpool is going through an exciting period of change with the �15 million development of the Liverpool Women's Hospital (LWH) site and the Liverpool Neonatal Partnership (LNP) with Alder Hey Children's Hospital (AHCH) to develop a single service across the city.

Our new �15m extension was completed in February 2020, providing a state of the art environment for the babies and families of Liverpool. The NICU at LWH is a dynamic, diverse and growing service renowned for high standards of clinical care, research and education. The team at LWH work closely with the surgical team at AHCH to deliver a single neonatal service across the city.

The LNP is closely integrated with the regional fetal, maternal medicine departments we work in partnership to deliver babies requiring complex neonatal care for cardiac abnormalities, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, EXIT procedures and antenatal diagnosed abnormalities. We are also the tertiary NICU for Cheshire and Merseyside.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will function as clinical practitioners within all areas of the neonatal service and rotate to AHCH neonatal services using knowledge and skills to achieve optimum outcome for the neonate and family in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team.

You will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for the neonate in partnership with the family in high dependency and intensive care nurseries and for co-ordinating, supervising and supporting the neonatal staff within an identified clinical area.

With experience you will be required to act as room leader and be responsible for supervising and mentoring junior staff, basic and post basic students within the neonatal service.

About us

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 7,500 babies, carry out over 49,000 gynaecological inpatient and outpatient procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm newborns, perform around 1,000 IVF cycles and have over 4,000 genetic appointments taking place. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research & innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for professionalism, skill & compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving it's services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services.

Check out why Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work using the links below:


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Job description

Job responsibilities

The Liverpool Neonatal Partnership is committed to providing equality of employment opportunity for all members of existing staff and applicants and oppose all forms of discrimination, victimisation or harassment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or religion. The Trust will not tolerate discrimination by any of its staff.

Our work around Equality and Human Rights reflects our level of commitment to this and other aspects of the services we provide.

You must be able to demonstrate that you are committed to a career in neonatal nursing and able to work in an intensive care setting.

You must possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate the ability to work in partnership with parents and the multidisciplinary team.

We can offer you excellent educational and development opportunities from in-house study days to post graduate education.

Person Specification

Skills and Knowledge


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keyboard skills
  • Evidence of team working
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Awareness of planning and prioritising workload
  • Research awareness


  • Evidence of leadership



  • Relevant neonatal experience
  • Competent to work in all areas of the NICU
  • Recent mentoring experience



  • Basic level 1 registered nurse i.e. RN, RSCN, RM


  • Degree level studies
  • Intention to obtain qualification in the speciality
  • Post basic mentoring course

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust


Liverpool Women's Hospital

Crown Street


L8 7SS

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