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Paediatric Staff Nurse

Employer
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chesterfield
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for Staff nurses with experience in paediatrics to join our Nightingale ward and the new Paediatric assessment units dedicated children's nursing team at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

You will need to be able to work within the acute hospital environment on Nightingale Children's ward and be responsible for allocated children 's care. You will liaise with the multidisciplinary team to ensure excellent care delivery for your children.

You will be a qualified Staff Nurse with either RSCN/RN Child or RN with experience of working with children and young people and families in an acute health setting, and the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team are essential. Excellent communication skills and team work are essential to this post.

Main duties of the job

Nightingale ward is a general paediatric ward. You will care for children aged from 6hrs to 16years, working closely within the multi disciplinary team.

Please see the Job description and Person Specification in the attachments. This document contains a full detailed description of the role and what the main responsibilities and duties are along with the criteria that are required.

About us

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a well performing Foundation Trust serving a population of around 441,000 across the Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, North Amber Valley, High Peak and North East Derbyshire districts. With a workforce of around 3,800 staff and good financial control, currently operating with a positive financial surplus and was recently rated Good by the CQC .

We are committed to working with our partners in health and social care to deliver long term financial sustainability and resilience in our performance to ensure we provide high quality services and excellent patient care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job description and Person Specification in the attachments. This document contains a full detailed description of the role and what the main responsibilities and duties are along with the criteria that are required.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • RSCN Qualification or RN with acute health experience of working with children.


Desirable

  • 998 Teaching qualification (or equivalent)
  • RSCN/RN Child (or equivalent)
  • Post registration experience in Paediatric health environment


Experience

Essential

  • Experience working with children in a healthcare setting
  • Understanding of principles of Safeguarding Children
  • Experience with children with additional / complex / chronic health care needs.


Desirable

  • Experience of Safeguarding children work
  • Health and Safety Knowledge


Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Clinical Skills
  • Team worker
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Infection Control knowledge in acute care


Desirable

  • Ability to use initiative, to take charge in the absence of the sister/Deputy ward leader
  • Ability to prioritise workload


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Communication skills
  • Professional appearance & approach


Desirable

  • Completed preceptorship package.


Trust Values

Essential

  • Proud to CARE
  • CRH Behaviours- Leading with care, Engaging the team, holding to account , developing capability


Employer details

Employer name

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Calow, High Street

Chesterfield

S44 5BL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

166-FC-6181963

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