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Registered Children's Nurse - Peterborough

Employer
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024
***Please note we are only able to accept applications from those with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN as we are unable to support OSCE at this time***

Amazon Children's Ward and Jungle Assessment Unit are located on the Peterborough City Hospital site for the NWAFT Trust and is a busy and dynamic Paediatric Acute inpatient Ward and New purpose built Paediatric Assessment Unit.

We are passionate about the care and quality that children receive within our unit and have state-of-the-art facilities equipped with the latest equipment that ensures that children receive the very highest standards of healthcare. This gives their families the reassurance that the very best is being done for the people who mean the most to them. Our medical and surgical teams are also pleased to be able to access the technology that they need to deliver.

Main duties of the job

We are a 30 bedded ward comprising of 12 en-suite cubicles, a 2 bedded fully equipped HDU area and 4 four bedded bays. Inclusive to this is an eight bedded Day surgery/Day care unit. We are a general paediatric unit receiving children from 0 - 18 years dependent on condition. We have a busy day surgery area within the unit and take up to 12 surgical patients per day.

Our Jungle paediatric Assessment unit has opened in June 2021, it is a 11 bedded Paediatric assessment unit adjacent to the Amazon Children's where GP's and other health professionals can refer into for admissions and / or assessment, as well as taking patients on their journey from the Emergency Department.

On top of all the great things that we have to offer, we also pride ourselves on development opportunities for the team in their own career development, skills and knowledge.

As part of this role you will be expected to rotate to Hinchingbrooke Hospital Children Wards for up to three months of the year.

About us

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.

Benefits to you

27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)

NHS Pension Scheme:

Flexible working opportunities

Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays

Career development and training

Wellbeing support and activities

In-house physiotherapy Service

On-site canteens with subsidised meals

Subsidised staff parking (currently free).

Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia

Job description

Job responsibilities

To assess, implement and evaluate programmes of physical, social and emotional care for children and adolescents in line with current evidence, Unit policies and guidelines and NMC Code of Practice.

To develop an environment which supports the value of nursing care.To liaise and communicate with other members of the nursing and multi-disciplinary team in the planning and delivery of care.

To act as an advocate for the children receiving care.

To be involved in the development of evidence-based practice in the Childrens Service and to undertake reflective practice.

To initiate and support innovative change within the Childrens Service in line with current clinical and academic evidence, national standards and relevant report.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential

  • First level Registration


Desirable

  • Experience within speciality/acute care area


Experience

Essential

  • Uses evidence base practice to support patient care delivery
  • Evidence of being a Reflective Practitioner
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload


Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate

Peterborough

PE3 9GZ

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