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Band 6 Registered Children's Nurse - CYPAU

Employer
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Ilford
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Our Children's nursing team is expanding, and is led by our Director of Nursing for Child Health, a Trust wide role to ensure children and young people receive high quality care wherever they access services across our organisation. When you come here you'll always be learning developing your knowledge and ensuring your skills are kept fully up to date. You will be supported by Clinical Nurse Educator, Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and Quality managers, together with a friendly multidisciplinary team and a corporate training and development team. We have in house leadership programmes and work with a range of universities to ensure you can progress through academic pathways in order to support your career development.

You'll also be playing your part in preparing the NHS for the future. We're proud to be one of only five Trusts in the country to secure a place on the ground-breaking Virginia Mason Institute Programme to transform patient care, and we're also one of eight new, national Vanguard sites spearheading transformational change in urgent and emergency care.

Applications are then invited for a Band 6 permanent position on CYPAU/ Dahlia. The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, an ability to work as part of the multi-disciplinary team and has a positive attitude to service developments. So if you are an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated nurse who is committed, caring and compassionate come and join our fantastic team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will act as a role model and provide leadership in the clinical area and will be responsible for overseeing assessment of care needs of children and young people, planning programmes of care, implementation and evaluation of these programmes without direct supervision. Responsible in education and supervision of staff as coordinated with the Children's Clinical Nurse Educator. To demonstrate advanced clinical specialist skills in order to provide the highest standard of individualised evidence based patient centred care while supervising the work of others. To expect to take charge on each shift and to supervise and co-ordinate other staff as appropriate, develops self and others professionally.

About us

We provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. Most of our 7,800 permanent staff live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals and we operate from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London - more than 300,000 people visited our A& Es in 2023. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

We're pleased to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is one of eight to be accredited as part of a national scheme the Care Quality Commission has raised the ratings forurgent and emergency careat Queen's and King George hospitals anddata released by NHS Englandshowed that the Trust was the most improved in 2023 for reducing waits for emergency care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also part of the North East London Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process, assistance with completion of the application form or if you require any adjustments (for applicants with a disability) please contact Nadeem Arif, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5938. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications

Essential

  • RSCN, RN (Child Branch)
  • Teaching and assessing qualification


Desirable

  • Clinical supervision and evidence of professional development


Skills/ Abilities

Desirable

  • PILS/ EPALs certified
  • Member of national forum eg RCN Children's forums


Experience/ Knowledge

Essential

  • Experienced as Senior Band 5- Has experience of taking charge on a shift


Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

CYPAU

Ilford

IG3 8YB

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162-6041-NA

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