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Band 5 Neonatal Nurse

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum + 5% HCAS
Closing date
30 May 2024
To work as a skilled member of a nursing team. To assist in the provision of high standards of holistic family-centred care to neonates and their families. To assist in the creation of a welcoming, caring and safe environment for neonates and their families. To learn management skills under supervision. To work in partnership with the medical staff and multidisciplinary team.

To participate in providing effective individual care and treatment to patients within the neonatal service To provide supervision and facilitation of learning for Nursing students. To contribute to thedevelopment and evaluation of nursing practice in the service To assess, plan, implement and evaluate care of nursing patients To provide a high standard of nursing care to patients with and without supervision To ensure the neonate and family have care needs met To involve the family in setting goals, evaluating and taking part in the care process

Main duties of the job

To be aware of, and meet, the needs of families in the Neonatal Unit and to appreciate the importance of learn promotion and parenting skills

To act as patient advocate when appropriate

To provide a safe environment for the neonate and facilitate optimal neonatal outcomes

To support, offer help, and be aware of other staff members needs

To accurately document the nursing process and keep care plans updated

To contribute to the setting and monitoring of nursing standards, procedures/guidelines

To maintain safe custody and use of drugs according to local policy

To observe the confidentiality of patients' information at all times and in accordance with Data Protection Act

To be aware of a adhere to the UKCC Code of professional conduct for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors

To be aware of all Trust policies/procedures/local guidelines with special emphasis on fire, major incidents and child protection policies/guidelines

To have a working knowledge of the health and safety regulations and implications in the Neonatal Unit and personnel role/responsibilities

To attend annual mandatory update training.

About us

Our Organisation

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.

We employ 3,500 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire, centred on the M11 corridor and the towns of Harlow, Bishop's Stortford and Epping. Our extended catchment area incorporates a population of up to 500,000 and includes the areas of Hoddesdon, Cheshunt and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.

Our Values

The Princess Alexandra Promise to our patients as identified by our 3 values which will contribute to improving our patient experiences:

Patient at heart - Always holding the patient and their wellbeing at the centre of our thoughts and efforts

Everyday excellence - Sharing and celebrating our successes, being honest when we get it wrong, giving us the ability to learn from both

Creative collaboration - Knowing strength comes from diversity, we combine our experiences, skills and talents, working together to find new and better ways to care

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst building for excellence and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values to the highest level.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job description and person specification. This is available to download at anytime

Person Specification



  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing
  • RN/ Child / Adult / RM


  • Neonatal experience
  • BFI / BLISS/ Fi- Care knowledge

Experience and Knowledge


  • Management of a group of patients
  • Ability to work with/ facilitating students and junior staff

Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust


Princess Alexandra Hospital

Hamstel Road


CM20 1QX

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