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Staff Nurse - Paediatrics, Ward 19

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum / pro rata
Closing date
26 Jun 2024
This is a great opportunity for newly qualified and experienced Nurses to join our team and be part of something amazing. We pride ourselves on the support we give our new staff and believe that our ward creates the perfect learning environment.

Working closely with our Emergency Department we look after acutely ill children. We have an 8 bedded Children's Assessments Unit within which our staffare able to develop skills in triage and PGD. On our ward we provide advanced care to children requiring interventions such as tracheostomy care,CPAP or high flow oxygen. We are commissioned to provide care for children with oncology needs in our dedicated, 3 bedded, purpose built area.

We also have an experienced team of specialistnurses in Gastroenterology, Respiratory, Epilepsy and Oncology who support our patients and learning needs of our team. At The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital we have a Children's Out Patient facility along with a Medical day unit.

Main duties of the job

You will be joining a friendly supportive team, working in a modern bright unit. We provide care for 33 in-patients in our purpose built facility at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. We care for children from ages 0-17 years, and you can be sure to gain experience in caring for children with medical, surgical, orthopaedic, complex needs, CAMHS, respiratory and metabolic conditions.

About us

Children's Services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is an exciting place to be. We are looking for dynamic, inspired and enthusiastic Nurses who have a passion to care and are always looking to make it better. We strongly believe that our staff are the key to achieving our goals empowering our staff to generate their ideas and investing in them to make change happen. We continually look to improve our services and keep our children and families at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds like you, please get in touch today.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification

Professional / Technical Quali


  • Paediatric Nursing qualification, RSCN/RN child branch


  • Teaching and Assessing Course
  • PILS

Experience and Knowledge


  • Awareness of relevant / current professional issues

Skills and Ability


  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team setting.
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills including verbal, non verbal and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude to change


  • Microsoft office PC and Sema Pas skills

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Princess Royal Hospital

Apley Castle



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