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Staff Nurse - Paediatric Assessment Unit

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

Job Details

This role will allow you to work within a dynamic Paediatric Assessment Unit within a forward thinking and established nursing team. We see a wide range of children and young people with a variety of different medical and surgical conditions which will provide fantastic learning opportunities.

We offer a robust induction program to ease the transition into a new working environment which we will tailor to meet the needs of each individual candidate. We offer a very supportive and welcoming team and will ensure you receive all the training on induction to enable you to carry out the role safely ensuring excellent standards of care.

Main duties of the job

We provide a holistic suite of services for babies, children and young people to enable them to receive the highest quality of care at the right time, delivered by the right staff and in the location where best suits their needs, in partnership with parents, carers and other multi-disciplinary team members.

We are looking for exceptional, committed, caring and compassionate Staff Nurses with post-registration experience to join our dedicated multi-disciplinary team. Successful candidates will join our friendly, supportive teams led by Supervisory Senior Sisters / Service Managers / Team Leaders and be part of a nursing skill mix reflective of the acuity of the patient group.

The Trust has a 12 month Preceptorship program for newly qualified staff and a local robust development program for experienced staff which will provide you with support and guidance, regular staff engagement, feedback sessions and a supportive team ethos.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achievednumerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is expected to provide relevant forms of care without direct supervision and participate in the supervision and teaching of untrained staff.

To play an active part in the continuing development of the ward or department and actively contribute to the maintenance of an environment conducive to the delivery of high standards of patient care by promoting good communication and relationships between staff, patients, relatives and visitors.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration nurse


  • Teaching and assessing qualification



  • If newly registered has had experience within an acute care setting (as a nursing student or within first year as new entrant to the profession).
  • Has held RN for greater than 1 year and has had experience within an acute care setting
  • Standard keyboard skills and knowledge of a number of IT packages such as Word, PAS, and E-rostering etc.


  • EPLS
  • Cannulation and venipuncture
  • Manchester triage training

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust


New Cross Hospital


WV10 0QP

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