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Registered Paediatric Nurse - Paediatric Outpatient Department

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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We are seeking an experienced Band 5 Nurse to join our team within the Paediatric Outpatient Department at Coventry which is part of the Paediatric Unit which covers Rugby St Cross also. The post holder needs to be motivated, enthusiastic and have strong communication and organisational skills.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a registered Paediatric nurse to work within our Outpatient team which supports children across Coventry and Warwickshire.

Please note this post is not suitable for applicants who are required to undertake the OSCE training programme. Applicants who do not have current valid UK NMC registration will not be considered for this post.

Main duties of the job

At UHCW we have a real focus on training and development. With the support of our dedicated team of in-house Paediatric Practice Educators, all our staff are encouraged to attain the skills and knowledge required to deliver first class care.

As an inclusive employer we work hard to be flexible, we are happy to create opportunities for flexible working to attract and retain talent which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. Please feel free to contact the Recruiting Manager to see what this could look like for you in practice.

We have a supportive and welcoming team which includes the Paediatric Ward Manager team, Paediatric Matrons, Paediatric Practice Educators, and a dedicated Paediatric Workforce Lead. Together they will ensure you receive the support you require throughout the recruitment process as well as overseeing your training and induction requirements to enable you to carry out your role.

Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellencedesignated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award.Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

1. Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times, including all aspects of child protection.

2. Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team including situations where difficulties in comprehension occur.

3. A competent practitioner, supervising/providing mentorship to a small number of learners or junior staff.

4. Responsible for co-ordination and clinical assessment of a group of patients, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated, involving patients and carers.

5. Participate in observations of care, audit and development of service to improve quality of care.

6. Demonstrate technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient care management including patient observations equipment management and administration of agreed invasive tests/procedures.

7. Utilise and ensure others utilise information and IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data.

8. Manage expected clinical events/enquiries, requiring high but unpredictable levels of physical effort, ensuring referral to a senior member of staff where appropriate e.g., in an unexpected event.

9. Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g. imparting bad news or following an unexpected event.

10. Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.

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Person Specification

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Address

University Hospitals Coventry

Clifford bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

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