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Neonatal Registered Nurse

Employer
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
Location
TQ2 7AA
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024
Are you passionate, dynamic, enthusiastic, well organised and wanting to join our team?

Would you like a better work / life balance where the nearest beach is no more than 15 minutes away? If so we are looking for you!

Our Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) is a busy Level 1 unit providing 10 cots in total comprising of 2 HDU cots and 4 Special Care cot's, with a 4 bedded Transitional Care Service.

We provide care to babies and their families from 32 weeks gestation, but also provide stabilisation for babies born before this gestation, or critically ill term neonates prior to retrieval by the Peninsula Neonatal Transport Team.

Main duties of the job

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, innovative nurse to work effectively within the ward team.
  • You should possess an RN, RSCN, RN Child, or RM qualification.
  • Completion of the Neonatal Modules is desirable although a willingness to work towards achieving them is acceptable.
  • Experience of working within a neonatal environment is desirable and this can include recent experience gained as a student within a Neonatal Placement.

We also consider applications from nurses working within adult areas who wish to bring their transferable skills into a Neonatal setting. We provide a supportive, friendly environment with the neonate and their family at the centre of everything we do. The unit operates an 11.5hr shift system covering days/nights/weekends/bank holidays.

You will become part of a passionate team ensuring the care we provide is safe, high quality and compassionate.

About us

Our Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) is a busy Level 1 unit providing 10 cots in total comprising of 2 HDU cots and 8 Special Care cot's, with a Transitional Care Service in development.

We provide care to babies and their families from 32 weeks gestation, but also provide stabilisation for babies born before this gestation, or critically ill term neonates prior to retrieval by the Peninsula Neonatal Transport Team.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Responsible for the delivery of effective, high quality nursing care in accordance with local, service line and Trust policies and guidelines with the support of the Senior Nursing Team
  • Participate in South West Neonatal Network service development
  • Participate in and demonstrate evidence based practice

Full Vacancy details can be found on the attached Job Description/Person Specification. Please refer to your suitability to the post in your supporting information from the role requirements or person specification.

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Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • First Level Qualification - RN (Child), RSCN, RN (Adult), RGN, RM
  • Current registration with NMC


Desirable

  • Degree in Nursing
  • Neonatal qualification in specialism or willingness to undertake
  • Approved Neonatal Life Support Course


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development


Desirable

  • Recent Neonatal experience in either a Level 1, 2 or 3
  • Enhanced Clinical Practice Skills, IV competent
  • Experience of teaching and mentorship


Special Experience

Desirable

  • Breast feeding course
  • Child Protection training Level 3 (Level 2 considered but must be prepared to do Level 3 when in post)


Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Address

SCBU, Torbay Hospital

Torbay

TQ2 7AA

TQ2 7AA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

388-6270032-MW

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