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Paediatric Staff Nurse

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year PRO RATA
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Paediatric Staff Nurse wanted for our Paediatric High Dependency Unit to work weekdays, weekends, bank holidays and nights to meet the needs of the serviceWe're looking for a keen enthusiastic nurse to join our busy or Paediatric High Dependency unit. The post would be suitable for someone with a minimum of 18 months post registration experience. We are currently the only stand alone PHDU in the region.

Paediatric High Dependency is a 4 bedded unit which cares for children from 0-16years requiring level 2 critical care.

We offer a variety of experience and look after a range of specialties covering paediatric medicine and surgery and are well developed in our non-invasive ventilation support.

Main duties of the job

We work closely with the other Paediatric wards, the multidisciplinary team and with tertiary hospitals in the region to ensure children receive a high standard of care and effective treatment close to home.

A positive and progressive attitude is required along with excellent communication skills and the desire to work in a small friendly team.

Our philosophy is to work closely with families in a friendly environment with a commitment to the provision of high quality patient care.

We have a very close knit team in paediatric medicine. All 3 areas work well together under one ward manager. Many staff choose to work a few shifts a month in one of the areas outside of their base ward as they like the variety, and opportunity to learn and to utilise different skills. This has resulted in a cohesive and friendly team who recognise each other's pressures and support each other.

There are great development opportunities to suit your individual needs including.
  • In-house training/Skills passport
  • Access to regional critical care network training
  • EPLS
  • Mentorship programme
  • Rotational opportunities

It is an exciting time to be joining our PHDU as we have recently moved move to a newly built area with separate accommodation for families and improved facilities

We are looking for people who are motivated to learn and have a desire to work as part of a dynamic team.

About us

Hull University Teaching Hospitals is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites, are Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH and Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLaG.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • RSCN Professional Qualification


  • Mentorship Qualification
  • PILs or EPLS course

Knowledge and Skills


  • Drug administration, IV and Central line competent
  • 12 months post qualifying experience


  • IT skills



  • Good Interpersonnal Skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills and able to manage a workload
  • Ability to manage a client group and take charge of the ward under supervision of a senior member of the team

Special Attributes


  • Able to work days and nights
  • Physical Capability to perform nursing duties including moving and handling patients

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Hull Royal Infirmary

Anlaby Road



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