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Senior Staff Nurse - Children's Emergency Department

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum plus HCAS
Closing date
11 Jun 2024
An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual with excellent clinical skills and ED experience to enhance their skills as a band 6 in ED.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate would take charge in the busy ED on a shift by shift basis and also be expected to work streaming/TW shifts to enhance the skill mix at triage.

As a Band 6 nurse you will be responsible for the day to day flow of the department by ensuring the standards of care are met for children and their family / carers whilst in the emergency department, including delegation and deployment of the nursing team in the absence of a band 7.

About us

Our people are our greatest asset. When we feel supported and happy at work, this positivity reaches those very people we are here for, the patients. Engaged employees perform at their best and our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) initiatives contribute to cultivate a culture of engagement. We have four staff networks, a corporate EDI Team and a suite of programmes and events which aim to insert the 5 aspirations:
  • Improving representation at senior levels of staff with disabilities, from black, Asian, and ethnic minorities background, identify as LGBTQ+ and women, through improved recruitment and leadership development
  • Widening access (anchor institution) and employability
  • Improving the experience of staff with disability
  • Improving the EDI literacy and confidence of trust staff through training and development
  • Making equalities mainstream

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    As a registered childrens nurse the post holder will provide leadership in care to children, young people and their families in theemergency department

    The post holder will be accountable and responsible for providing a high standard of child and family focused care.

    To carry out care without direct supervision as part of the Emergency Department team and supervise juniors delivering care.

    To communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team.Contribute towards the effective running of the department including patient safe and timely care.

    Person Specification

    Educational & Training


    • RN Child branch/ RSCN


    • Diploma/Degree

    Experience / Education


    • Substantial appropriate post registration experience
    • Significant experience of working in an Emergency department environment
    • Safeguarding qualification
    • PILS


    • EPLS
    • Mentorship.
    • APLS

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust


    University Hospital Lewisham

    Lewisham High Street


    SE13 6LH

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