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Paediatric Emergency Department Nurse

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

Job Details

Are you interested in a career in paediatric emergency nursing? If so there is a position here for you at East Kent. We are one of the largest acute Trusts in England and are in the enviable position of being surrounded by beautiful beaches and the Kent countryside but with easy links to the centre of London.

Now is an exciting time to join the Urgent & Emergency Care Group at East Kent Hospitals. We were one of the Top Ten trusts in England for improvements in our emergency care access standards last year. We have also recently invested �6.2million in improvements across our emergency floor.

Main duties of the job

We are a multi-site Trust with two acute hospitals in Ashford and Margate we are a trauma unit and regularly receive major trauma and helicopter emergencies from the regional air ambulance and coastguard. We pride ourselves on being a clinically led organisation and are passionate about developing and empowering our staff.

Our paediatric emergency department team at East Kent Hospitals work closely together to provide a service to the local population of children and young people in East Kent. This includes links with the urgent care centres, community nursing teams and the South Thames Retrieval Services.

We work closely with adult ED, the paediatric inpatient wards and Children's Assessment Units who have Children's Advanced Nurse Practitioners providing senior clinical leadership.

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with fivehospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'. We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Please note that if you require a Certificate of Sponsorship to work in the UK you must declare this on your application form, even if you currently have a certificate of sponsorship or a work permit for another role and are already working in the country. Please note we are only able to sponsor candidates on a Skilled Worker Visa applying for roles Band 5 and above.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in Documents to download.

If you have further queries please dont hesitate to contact the line manager using the contact details below.

Person Specification

2 years paediatrc experience


  • 2 year paediatric experience


  • 1 year Emergency department experience



  • 2 years



Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust



Ramsgate Road



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