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Registered Nurse - Paediatric Unit GUH

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Cwmbran
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Apr 2024
The paediatric unit in the Grange University Hospital consists of 2 wards, 0-5 years and 5-16 years, a high dependency unit and a Children's Emergency Assessment unit.
Caring for children with a variety of conditions including medical, surgical, orthopaedic, Ear nose and throat (ENT), maxillofacial and child and adolescent mental health (CAMHS).

Main duties of the job

You will care for children with a variety of conditions, performing and recording vital signs, assessing and planning care accordingly. You will become proficient in medication administration, monitor hydration/circulation status and nutritional needs. You will communicate in both verbal and non-verbal methods. You will assess and respond to any pain and anxiety your patients experience.

You will work within a multidisciplinary team and will advocate on behalf of you patients and families. Family centred care is central to your role as a children's nurse alongside safeguarding all children. Clear and timely documentation is essential, as well as participating in service improvement including audits and your own developmental journey.

The successful applicants will have a flexible approach to work and a warm caring approach to children and their families. The post will include day and night shifts, weekends, bank holidays and the successful post holder will need to be willing to work anywhere within the division. There are amazing opportunities to develop and expand knowledge and skills within a supportive, positive environment. We have a preceptorship programme and welcome rotation across the unit.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Registered Paediatric Nurse


Desirable

  • High Dependency module


Work Experience

Essential

  • Sufficient experience post reg


Desirable

  • IV Therapy


Knowledge and Understanding

Essential

  • Further professional development and child protection


Desirable

  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance agenda


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • PLS and work well in a team


Desirable

  • Mentor or teaching experience


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

The Grange University Hospital

Llanfrechfa

Cwmbran

NP44 8YN

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-NMR252-0424

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