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Registered Paediatric Nurse

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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An opportunity has arisen for a registered children's nurse on Sunflower Ward within Royal Derby Children's Hospital.

We are looking for a registered children's nurse to work alongside the Nursing and Medical team to deliver care to children and young people on Sunflower Ward.

We care for patients at the Royal Derby Hospital attending for Surgical Procedures from a number of specialities including ENT, Orthopaedics, Maxio Facial, and Medical day case including Blood Transfusions, Food Challenges. We provide care for children and young people aged 0 -16 years.

If you are dedicated to making a difference within the Daycase setting for children and young people, then this is the opportunity for you.

Main duties of the job

The role includes working with babies and young people who are attending for medical and surgical day case procedures.

Applicants must hold RSCN or RN child branch. RN applicants will be considered with appropriate experience.

You will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of high quality, effective, and compassionate nursing care, including assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating of holistic and individualised care. This will be in line with local, Trust wide and national policies, procedures, values and behaviours.

Closing date of applications: 27th June 2024

Interview date: 11th July 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust - over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A& E every day - 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

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Person Specification



  • Current NMC registration
  • Paediatric qualification



  • Demonstrable communication skills
  • Planning and organisational skills


  • Flexibility according to needs of the service



  • Knowledge training and experience


  • Experience working with surgical patients

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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