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Neonatal Staff Nurse

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum plus HCAS
Closing date
1 May 2024
We have an exciting learning opportunity for a Band 5 staff nurse to join our Neonatal service.

Our Neonatal units are level 2, caring for babies born from 27 weeks gestation and above. We have 3 levels of care- Intensive, high dependency and special care and you would be well supported within our amazing team.

We support a very busy maternity unit and work within the Neonatal network around London to ensure every baby is cared for in the best possible place.

Main duties of the job

Opportunities for Band 5 nurses to develop their skills within the Neonatal speciality. We support nurses to complete the Neonatal QIS course with our amazing PDN team.

Please feel free to get in touch to arrange an informal visit to the unit.

About us

Our people are our greatest asset. When we feel supported and happy at work, this positivity reaches those very people we are here for, the patients. Engaged employees perform at their best and our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) initiatives contribute to cultivate a culture of engagement. We have four staff networks, a corporate EDI Team and a suite of programmes and events which aim to insert the 5 aspirations:
  • Improving representation at senior levels of staff with disabilities, from black, Asian, and ethnic minorities background, identify as LGBTQ+ and women, through improved recruitment and leadership development
  • Widening access (anchor institution) and employability
  • Improving the experience of staff with disability
  • Improving the EDI literacy and confidence of trust staff through training and development
  • Making equalities mainstream

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    To work within both the nursing and multi-disciplinary team to provide evidencebased, holistic and family centred care to neonates from admission to discharge.To be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluationof nursing care within the neonatal unit.To participate in the teaching and supervision of junior staff and student nursesas required.To be a safe and effective practitioner

    Person Specification

    Education and Qualifications


    • RN Child/RSCN/RM/RGN


    • Degree/Diploma
    • Mentor Course (formally ENB 998 / 997) or equivalent
    • Intravenous Certificate
    • Neonatal Intensive Care Course (formally ENB 405 ) or equivalent

    Experience and Knowledge


    • Management of a group of patients
    • Ability to work with / facilitating students and junior staff


    • Neonatal nursing experience

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust


    Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    Stadium Road


    SE18 4QH

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