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Staff Nurse Paediatric Emergency Department

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 5 Paediatric Staff Nurse within the Paediatric Accident and Emergency Department of the Acute Adult Care Division of the Trust. We have an excellent team of healthcare professionals dedicated to Emergency Care provision for the local community. We are looking for motivated nurses with paediatric nursing experience to work in our busy department, following our trust values of Putting patients and staff at the heart of everything we do, being respected, valued and proud.

Main duties of the job

The Paediatric Emergency Department is a very busy and fast paced environment treating patients who present with acute medical, surgical or mental health needs and also those who present with minor injury/illness. As a Staff Nurse you will be expected to provide and promote the delivery of a high quality standard of patient centred care in a supported environment whilst working within nationally agreed standards for Sepsis and key performance indicators.

We have an excellent in house induction and training programme led by our practice educators. We run regular training days relevant to role and experience utilising the National curriculum and competency framework from the RCN. We also have development packages designed towards achieving clinical and leadership skills and training needs analysis geared towards development into differing career pathways within the department.

About us

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated provider of acute, intermediate and community health care serving the population of Bolton. This provides us with an opportunity for our services to work closely with our partners in primary care and the local authority to ensure a seamless service for our patients.

Here at Bolton our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We ensure our patients receive the highest quality of Care and are guided by our trust Values. We are proud that our Trust is a centre of excellence formaternity, neonataland care for children, and that it has been rated as Good by the Quality Care Commission (CQC). This is in recognition of the patient experience and quality of care that our staff provide to patients. It is also supported by our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Framework for Professional Practice.

The aims of this Trust are to improve the health of and provide the best possible care to the population in which we serve and ensure that our staff have joy and pride in their work. We are striving to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities in which we serve. We value our staff and can offer excellent opportunities for further training and development. We are keen to reflect our local population and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking to recruit motivated, hardworking nurses who have excellent communication skills & a passion for their role and improving patient care. Your role will be based in the Paediatric Emergency Department. When working clinically we expect you to perform with passion and drive, provide clinically excellent care, and be supportive to patients, relatives, and other MDT members. As a registered nurse you will be expected to promote and lead the delivery of an excellent standard of patient centred care in a supported environment.

The Acute Adult Care Division is one of four Clinical Divisions in the Trust that includes Emergency Care, Complex Care and Specialist Medicine. The Division contains the busiest single site Emergency Department in Greater Manchester and has inpatient wards providing acute medicine, rehabilitation and specialist medicine services. It provides a range of specialist out-patient and community services and is committed to providing excellent clinical performance and patient care. The Paediatric Emergency Department is within the Acute Adult Care Division.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration
  • Paediatric Nurse
  • Above 1 year qualified



  • Evidence of recent professional development
  • Recent A& E experience or relevant transferable experience
  • 12 months experience as registered nurse



  • Good communication skills
  • IV Cannulation Venepuncture
  • ECG
  • Medicines Management
  • Minor Injuries Management
  • A& E Experience
  • Manchester Triage Trained
  • Resus experience


  • IRMER training
  • Level 3 Safeguarding Children



  • Understands concepts of Supervisor and Assessors when working with students
  • Understands how Emergency Departments run

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road



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