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Qualified in Speciality Neonatal Staff Nurse

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Kings lynn
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
26 Apr 2024
Come and join a friendly and supportive team, dedicated to providing high quality care to our neonates. We are a level 2 Neonatal Unit with 12 cots, We also provide Transitional Care and have 4 TC cots. We are part of the East of England Neonatal Operational Delivery Network.

This vacancy is for Registered Nurses with full NMC registration in the UK. If you are an internationally trained nurse that has not passed their OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) you will not be considered for this role and will be automatically rejected, so please do not apply.

However we do support Internationally Trained Nurses with their OSCE through the Norfolk and Waveney Recruitment Hub Please note that we adhere to the NHS Code of Practice and cannot recruit from 'red list countries'

If you are a new registrant, we look forward to welcoming you onto the RCN accredited Preceptorship Academy at the QEH. This programme offers a supportive development transition into your new role as a registered member of the team. If you would like further information, please email the team

Main duties of the job

To be a competent Qualified in Speciality Neonatal Nurse with the relevant qualification. To be responsible for promoting and implementing practice conducive to the development of high quality patient care. To provide support and guidance to all staff. Support the NICU Nurse in Charge with duties to ensure seamless running of the NICU. Work and communicate well with the multi-disciplinary team.

About us

There's never been a more exciting time to join TeamQEH. We're working on a once in a generation opportunity to build a new state-of-the-art hospital to open in 2030 and we are also carrying out on one of the biggest pieces of digital transformation work we've ever undertaken.

Our new electronic patient record (EPR) will replace paper-based patient records from 2026 and will lead to better, safer, joined-up care at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and beyond.

At The QEH we provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, North Cambs and South Lincs.

We are an ambitious organisation that upholds our values of kindness, wellness and fairness. We strive for continuous quality improvement, recently demonstrated in our 2024 CQC maternity inspection rating our services as 'Good', and we are proud to be a place to learn and grow through recognised learning and apprenticeships.

We recognise and reward our 4,000 staff and volunteers, priding ourselves on a community atmosphere and positive team spirit. We have approx. 530 beds across 33 wards and have newly built education and training facilities, a range of modern award-winning centres alongside a talented team of people ready to give you a warm welcome. We love working here and think you will too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about this vacancy, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Neonatal Qualified in Speciality course ( When and where)

Qualifications/training and professional development


  • Registered Nurse on appropriate part of the NMC Register
  • Mentorship preparation programme
  • Up to date NLS certification or willingness to undertake



  • To be Qualified in neonatal speciality.
  • Knowledge of current developments in health care.
  • Experience in change management.


  • Experience of managing and leading a clinical area.
  • Experience of participating in clinical audit or patient reviews

Skills, abilities, and knowledge


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work shifts and flexible approach to working hours and duties
  • Competency in advanced clinical skills including enhanced practice
  • Organisational and time management skills


  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit/patient review

Employer details

Employer name

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT


The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

Gayton Road

Kings lynn


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