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Neonatal staff nurse

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa. pro rata incl outer london HCAS
Closing date
21 May 2024
Whether you are looking for a friendly supportive environment to begin your neonatal career in or are experienced and wishing to develop, this is the job for you!

We are a level 2 Local Neonatal Unit funded for 18 cots, 2 ITU, 4 HDU & 12 SCBU. Caring for premature babies from 27 weeks gestation and term babies requiring enhanced levels of care. We also have a level 1 SCBU on the Epsom site for babies from 34 weeks onward. We encourage both adult and newly qualified nurses to apply as role specific training will be provide in the form of a comprehensive orientation program and access to the neonatal qualified in speciality course.

If you would like to discuss the role or arrange a short visit please contact Manju Kurup Senior sister & Recruitment lead.

Main duties of the job

- Direct care for babies from 27 weeks onwards requiring thing such as short term ventilation, CPAP, phototherapy, invasive lines and feeding support.

-Work with families to empower them to become the primary carers and partners in care for their babies.

-Competent in administering drugs and utilising equipment.

-Please see Job Description for full duties and responsibilities

About us

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey. In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.

We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life. We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas. Together with our colleagues at NHS Surreyand NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.

The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and issupported by over 500 volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role and responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Degree in nursing


  • Qualified in speciality (SCBU, HDU, ITU) or willingness to undertake



  • oAbility to organise/prioritise own workload. oAbility to be responsive/reactive and flexible. oAble to promote team spirit oGood verbal and written communication skills. oGood interpersonal skills oOrganisational Skills oGood working knowledge professional nursing issues relating to children e.g. safeguarding


  • Previous experience working with neonates



  • oPolite and Pleasant Manner oEnthusiastic/Motivated oTeam spirited oAbility to cope with stress oFlexible and Adaptable

Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust


St Helier hospital

Wrythe Ln, Sutton



Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

343- 6262621-SS-Y

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