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Paediatric Nurse - Outpatients

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 per annum pro rata inc HCAS
Closing date
27 May 2024
Are you a newly qualified or experienced Band 5 Children's Nurse? Are you passionate about providing the best care to children and their families? If so we may have just the job for you!

22.5 hours on a 1 year fixed term.

To provide a high standard of individualised patient care to all Children and their families attending the Children's outpatients at the Royal Surrey County Hospital. To ensure that nursing care is evidence based and patient centered.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will assist the Outpatients sister in the management and organisation of the nursing service within Children's Outpatients including the teaching and management of more junior staff or those in training.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have given us an overall rating of Outstanding.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Due to secondment to a more senior post, we are looking for a Band 5 Paediatric nurse to join our friendly out-patient team, on a 12 month fixed term contract. If you have recently qualified or are just looking for a change in your career, then we could be the team for you. You will be supported to develop your existing skills and develop new ones. Our supportive nursing team will support you working through a series of competencies/objectives, to develop your clinical and managerial skills.

Our department is situated at the Royal Surrey Hospital in Guildford. Our clinics run Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. We run 6 lists each morning and afternoon for a wide variety of paediatric specialities and general paediatric clinics. Some are consultant led and some are led by nurse specialists.

We are looking to cover 22.5 hours a week over 3 4 days. The role will involve working alongside our experienced HCA in ensuring smooth running of the day to day clinics as well as taking the lead on the Neonatal BCG vaccination clinic.

All necessary training will be provided and should the post become available long term there will be an opportunity to learn additional skills to enable support to our nurse specialists (Asthma, Allergy and Endocrine)

If you would like to visit the unit informally to meet the team and see how we can support your learning and development, please contact Senior sister Nichola Waghorn, on 01483 571155 ext 3905 or

Person Specification



  • Registered Children's Nurse
  • Evidence of continual professional development in Paediatrics
  • Teaching/Mentorship qualification


  • Health related degree
  • Post basic course/qualification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Recent experience in an acute or community clinical environment
  • Able to demonstrate up to date knowledge in relation to providing high standards of patient care and experience
  • Experience of mentoring, supervision, teaching and assessment at differing levels


  • Previous Outpatient experience within the NHS
  • Experience of leading a team / co-ordinating work load

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey County Hospital

Egerton Road



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