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Staff Nurse (Neonatal Unit)

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
28 May 2024
Up to 37.5 Hours per week (Permanent)

South Tees NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust is a large and busy Trust providing care for both urban and rural communities. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is situated within the Community Centre of the Trust and cares for sick and preterm babies from some 5500 deliveries and growing each year.

The Trust is one of the largest acute health care providers in the North East and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in particular is expanding. We have 15 intensive / high dependency cots, We care for not only our own home grown babies but we also deliver intensive care for any babies around the region should they require to be transferred from a local Special Care Baby Unit and as such the experience that you can gain here will be invaluable, if neonates is your particular specialist area.

We are looking for some dynamic and motivated staff to work on our expanding neonatal unit. We have several posts available in order to complement and increase our existing staff establishment. We have a happy and positive environment where staff with and without previous experience will be supported to grow. We have an induction programme and practice development staff that can support you through to becoming a fully functioning member of our team.

Main duties of the job

There will also be opportunities to progress to become fully QIS qualified (qualified in speciality) in the future. We have a large, friendly nursing team that includes ANNP's, Community Outreach and also Assistant Practitioners and Health Care Assistants who all like to do an excellent job for our patients. Our medical team are also friendly and supportive and we work without barriers together for the good of our patients. We are actively pursuing Family Integrated care and as such are developing more parent-focussed initiatives on the unit. This is a unit that is going places and we would love you to be part of it.

We are therefore looking for staff that will have the commitment and determination to join our team and help us develop services and continue to build on our already high standards of neonatal care. Although previous neonatal experience would be advantageous, we would also like to hear from you if you have just qualified or have a passion for working with babies. We seek enthusiasm, ambition, a caring attitude, an ability to work as part of a growing team and excellent communication skills. If this is you then please get in touch.

This vacancy will close when we receive sufficient completed applications.

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:-

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • Diploma or Degree in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse (Child/Adult)



  • Experience working in an Acute or Community setting.
  • Commitment to evidence based practice

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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