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Paediatric Staff Nurse ED, WRH

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Plus enhancements for unsocial hours
Closing date
26 May 2024

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This is a fantastic time to join our vibrant and friendly paediatric team as we are evolving and expanding the Paediatric Emergency Department at WRH. It is a busy department which offers extensive learning and development opportunities unique to an urgent care setting.

We see a wide range of patients who require fast effective nursing care which encompasses many fields of expertise and specialities, whilst maintaining a child friendly atmosphere, and ensuring the child is at the centre of all we do. There are exciting times ahead as our paediatric team increases, and due to move into a brand new department within the next few months.

So if you want a new start, there couldn't be a better time to join us as we are currently offering new recruits a �1,000 joining bonus once you have completed two months work with us followed by a further �1,000 bonus after 12 months service (Terms and conditions apply and pro rata for part time staff).

Applicants must be an NMC Registered Nurse or be a student nurse who is due to qualify within the next 12 months.

Main duties of the job

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full Role Profile document attached.

About us

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is nearly 6,800 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Using your clinical experience and skills you will work with your Paediatric team as a named nurse to maintain accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care within the framework of team Paediatric nursing.

Acting with compassion you will put children, young people and their parents at the centre of all you do.

You will communicate effectively with patients and their carers regarding their care and educate patients where there is a need.

You will communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team to ensure high quality patient care.

You will show commitment to sustaining and developing your clinical competence and professional awareness.

You will provide supervision, support and education to unqualified staff and students.

This role will require you to work variable hours in order to fulfil the needs of the department.

You will show courage by embracing new ways of working and doing the right thing by the children and young people you care for, including speaking up when you have concerns.

Person Specification



  • Registered RNC on sub part 1 of the professional NMC register
  • Can demonstrate a specific interest in children and young people nursing


  • Experience as working on a Paediatric ward



  • Experience of working within a Paediatric department

Employer details

Employer name

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust


Charles Hastings Way




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