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Registered Paediatric Nurse

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton in Ashfield
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
17 May 2024

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Are you a Registered Paediatric Nurse or student looking for a challenge and would like to work with a team that really values your hard work and a team that will invest in your wellbeing and career development, then please continue reading and consider applying today.

Our Emergency Department is currently looking to recruit Paediatric Registered Nurses to work within our dedicated Children & Young People's Area.

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated nurses to work within our department which has been rated outstanding for 'well lead' by the CQC. If you're passionate about delivering high quality, child, and family centred care, then we would love to hear from you.

We are proactive in recognising talent amongst our workforce to ensure development into Sister/Charge Nurse Roles, which is supported by our band 6 development programmes. Such talent is recognised via our appraisal process, and we strongly feel appraisals allow individuals to feel valued and appreciated.

The successful applicant must:
  • Have well developed communication skills and time management.
  • Have effective organisational abilities.
  • Be a first level Registered Paediatric Nurse
  • Desirably have critical care skills.
  • Desirably have experience in an acute setting.
  • Desirable have APLS/EPALS certificate.

Main duties of the job

We are an innovative and dynamic Emergency Department with excellent performance in all the quality indicators such as the 4-hour performance target and our achievements and high-quality care have been widely recognised.

You will enjoy a challenging, varied pace and exciting working environment caring for all children, young people and their families who attend with a range of emergency presentations, acute illnesses, and injuries. We have a dedicated paediatric bay in our resuscitation area to provide emergency care, and we work closely with our inpatient paediatric ward and emergency paediatric retrieval service.

As we are a 24-hour service the shifts reflect this however we understand the need for a realistic work life balance and aim to be as flexible as possible. We endeavour to support the individual with a rota that not only supports the safety of the department but also the individual.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here, and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall, we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients we also care for you.

Our culture of learning, compassion and taking a person-centred approach are at the roots of our organisation. We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer to the job description attached.

Person Specification



  • Good communication skills with clear written and oral skills
  • Effective organisation abilities
  • Supervisory skills



  • 1st Level Registered Nurse

Further Training


  • Evidence of personal and professional development



  • Experience of working an acute trauma related environment



  • Regular attendance
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Involve unsociable hours

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Kings Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton in Ashfield

NG17 4JL

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