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Staff Nurse - Neonatal Unit

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa/pro rata
Closing date
26 May 2024
UHD Neonatal Unit is a level 2 centre caring for preterm babies of 27 weeks gestation and above as well as sick term babies. We use a range of therapies such as ventilation, cerebral cooling and cerebral function monitoring.

We will send you on a neonatal preceptorship programme attended by all staff new to specialty that has proved a great source of supportpreviously.

You will also be seconded after1-2 years working on the unit to the Neonatal Course whichprovides you with the neonatal nursing qualification.

There are various career pathways such as staff, deputy sister and sister oras an advanced neonatal nurse practitioner.

If you are interested in high quality care for the most vulnerable patients and their families we would like to hearfrom you.

Additional contact information

Sister Claire Gerrish - Tel 0300 019 3269

Sister Emma Bee - Tel 0300 019 3269

This role requires NMC Registration.

Base Location: Poole Hospital

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued team mates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

In some cases this means that a services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview.

There is a planned move for this service during Spring 2025, when this role and base of work will relocate to Bournemouth site. Upon relocation of the role/service, excess mileage allowance / reimbursement will not apply, and any travel between the postholder's home and work base will be classified as a commute. Any other changes unrelated to this, will be handled in line with Trust/National terms and conditions

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

Person Specification



  • Registration on Part 1 (RGN/RN Adult General), 8 (RSCN/Child Branch), 12 (RM), 15 (Project 2000 Children's Nurse) of NMC Register or equivalent


  • Diploma in relevant subject



  • Post registration experience



  • Ability to work as part of a team and project a positive image
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Problem solving approach and skills
  • Decision making skills - clinical and non-clinical
  • Ability to use computer or willingness to learn
  • Ability to work under pressure, thinking and acting coherently and with respect to others


  • Comprehensive applied Anatomy and Physiology for relevant area
  • Specialist knowledge of relevant medical conditions of patients
  • Ability to support Clinical Supervision

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Poole Hospital


BH15 2JB

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