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Paediatric Practice Development Nurse

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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The paediatric team have an exciting opportunity for a practice development nurse to join the team. The post holder will be expected to work across both Bassetlaw and Doncaster hospital sites supporting all paediatric areas. They will work closely with the paediatric clinical educators and ward managers to support the development of staff.

Main duties of the job

Create an environment where the children, young people and their families are central to all decision making. To ensure the delivery of high quality compassionate care is everybody's prime objective. To support paediatric nursing staff to maintain and improve standards of patient care and research based care.

Working alongside and in partnership with the Ward Managers and Paediatric Clinical Educator, you will be responsible for leading and coordinating new initiatives, standards, benchmarks and research based nursing care. This includes acting as an expert resource for the unit team and the wider MDT to support them in the delivery of high quality patient centred care.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience


  • At least five years post registration experience
  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Specialist paediatric knowledge underpinned by theory and experience
  • Can demonstrate up to date working knowledge of Paediatric policies, procedures and working practices.


  • Participation in audit
  • Experience of leading service development and review
  • Completion of EPALS course
  • Can demonstrate understanding of the work of the Critical Care Operational Delivery Network

Qualifications/ Training


  • Registered Children's Nurse
  • Mentorship qualification (or equivalent or equivalent experience)
  • Experience of teaching and mentoring (or equivalent or equivalent experience)


  • Degree/masters level study
  • QI experience/training
  • Competent in delivering CPAP/High Flow, Cannulation and venepuncture

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe road



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