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Staff Nurse - Paediatrics

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 /per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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To all nurses looking for a change of course or direction why don't you take this opportunity to join our wonderful Paeditric Family at Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust?

Although we are dealing with sick children with acute or chronic medical problems daily, there is never a dull moment in Paediatrics. Yes it is challenging but you will work with children (and their parents) ranging from different ages and backgrounds and the fun and laughter you can experience along the way makes it rewarding.

We have 4 fantastic areas within our paediatric unit-you will be working cross site between Sandwell and City Hospitals(with one being your base ward) with the opportunity to rotate between three other areas to enhance your skills.

You will have the chance to work at:

CECU/PAU: Brand new unit with six PAU beds.

Lyndon Ground: 18 bed PAU including an inpatient adolescent area.

Lyndon One: 25 bed inpatient ward with two allocated HDU beds.

Priory Ground and Children's Outpatients cover out patient investigations and day surgery.

So if you are a motivated, enthusiastic to learn, have excellent clinical and communication skills and knowledge we would love for you to join our team.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship

We Welcome the following :

experienced senior or junior paediatric nurses,

newly qualified nurses

nurses with mental health experience

Learning disabilities trained nurses

Main duties of the job

As a member of our team you will be joining a culture where great importance is placed on the Fundamentals of careand whereMulti-Disciplinary team working and communication is at the heart of our focused care. As a children's nurse you are the best person to improve outcomes for children and families through ambition, respect and compassion.

Your job will entail:
  • putting learnt models of care into practice, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care.
  • Managing a defined group of patients-participating in all aspects of care from initial contact/admission through to discharge, including transferring from one environment to another and administering medication
  • Compliance with the NMC code of conduct and practice.
  • Keeping up to date withnew developments in nursing and speciality specific information.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve lives

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see attached Job Description and Person specification for full details of what this role entails

    We recognise that moving can be daunting, so see our following WOW offers:
    • Clinical Educator support,
    • Designated base ward with rotation
    • Dedicated nurse buddy and team leader.
    • Individually tailored development programme with opportunities for rotation Regular one-to-ones with your team leader
    • Monthly teaching sessions Skills escalator to develop your career
    • External and Internal courses as part of our competency-based ward assessment
    • Access to ourTrust Sanctuary so we can look after your health and wellbeing.

    What are you waiting for ? Apply now and

    Join our team to make a difference to childrens lives

    Person Specification



    • RN (Child) with current NMC registration



    • Relevant Clinical Experience, including that as a student or experienced nurse

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust


    B71 4HJ

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