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Experienced Staff Nurse - Paediatrics Department

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
London & Orpington
£32,720 to £41,497 Per Annum, including High Cost Area (Dependant on location)
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Variety Children's Hospital at Kings College Hospital is home to one of the UK's leading centres for Children. Every year more than 40,000 sick children/neonates are treated and cared for at the hospital.

The Vision of Kings is BOLD: to haveBrilliant People, provideOutstanding Care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, and to haveDiversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything that we do. This strategy will enable us to shape the future of healthcare to our patients across South East London and beyond. Additionally, the values of Kings College Hospital are evident throughout each and every service: Kind, Respectful Team. We have a rich and diverse range of people who work collaboratively to ensure that we deliver high standards of care to our patients and the communities.

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Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

The wards/units within the department are

Denmark Hill Site
  • Children's Ambulatory (Paediatric Short Stay Unit and Phillip Isaacs)
  • Children's Surgical Ward
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Rays of Sunshine Ward
  • Thomas Cook Critical Care Centre
  • Toni & Guy Ward

Princess Royal University Hospital (Orpington)
  • Children's Ward
  • Local Neonatal Unit

Additional information on the speciality of the above wards and contact details of the ward leaders can be found on the attacheddocument.

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c�1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and around 14,000 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King's College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

The trust-wide strategy Strong Roots, Global Reachis our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we can take Team King's to another level

Job description

Job responsibilities

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

As an experienced Band 5 Childrens Nurse you will be supported by your peers, Ward Managers and Matrons who are dedicated to supporting you in the clinical area.If you would like to be part of an organisation where everyone shares a commitment to delivering high standards of care and feel like your contribution is valuable and valid then look no further, join the team here at Kings College Hospital.

Person Specification

Skills and Competencies


  • Registered Nurse with active NMC registration
  • Previous experience of working within an acute paediatric setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal)
  • Able to manage patients emotional needs and demonstrate empathy and caring

Employer details

Employer name

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


King's College Hospital & Princess Royal University Hospital

London & Orpington


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