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Staff Nurse - Paediatrics (Clinic 6)

Employer
Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

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We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, motivated and committed Paediatric Nurse to join our team across our Paediatric Outpatients Departments.

Our work is extremely diverse and wide ranging and is spread across several areas.

We look after children from 0-15 years old, under a number of specialities including general paediatrics, cardiac, respiratory, spinal surgery, endocrinology and gastroenterology.

Addenbrookes is well respected both locally and as a regional specialist treatment centre.

We provide excellent care across medical and surgical specialities and sub specialities.

Our ethos of child centred care and multi-professional collaboration drives our service, alongside a commitment to family focused teamwork.

We believe in supporting patients, their families and our staff and we offer a diverse range of dedicated paediatric psychosocial and clinical support services.

Main duties of the job

To communicate effectively with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure an optimum level of safe and effective patient care in all Paediatric Outpatient areas.

To assess care needs leading to the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.

To participate in a full range of shifts.

To be responsible for all aspects of clinical governance and risk management with outpatient clinics.

To work with the senior nursing team on the agenda for children and young people seen outside of designated paediatric areas.

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

o Our values and reputation for outstanding care

o Opportunities to experience a range of specialities

o Career and development opportunities

o Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team

o Research experience and opportunities

o Lovely location and quality of life

o Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

This vacancy will close on 24-May-2024.

Interviews are due to be held on 4-June-2024.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

A welcome subsidy of �1000 is available to all Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses, Midwives, ODPs and Radiographers and Band 5 Orthoptists taking up substantive employment with the Trust.

For Candidates applying from outside the UK

If you require sponsorship for a Visa to work in the UK, to avoid disappointment, please check you are not applying from a Red list country - Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RN (Child) / RSCN
  • Educated to Diploma Level


Desirable

  • Degree
  • Post registration study relevant to post
  • Teaching/ Assessing/ Mentoring module


Experience

Essential

  • Some General Paediatric Nursing experience, delivering evidenced based nursing care without supervision to children in an acute hospital setting


Desirable

  • Experience in leading a team or in routinely coordinating a shift on a children's ward/clinic
  • Experience in managing a change in clinical practice


Knowledge

Essential

  • Awareness of professional issues
  • Evidence of up to date paediatric nursing skills and knowledge
  • Good understanding of Safeguarding issues


Desirable

  • Understanding of chronic disease management
  • Knowledge of community support networks available to children, parents and families


Skills

Essential

  • Competent to care for children and their families in a safe and effective manner without direct supervision
  • Ability to work effectively in a team


Desirable

  • Advocate of paediatric nursing Evidence of excellent team work Evidence of participation in research and audit projects


Addditional Requirements

Essential

  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of Together Safe, Kind, Excellent.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills


Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Addennbrooke's Hospital

Hills Road

Cambridge

CB2 0QQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

180-E-248033

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