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Paediatric Junior Sister/Charge Nurse - Emergency Department

Employer
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kingston upon Thames
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive HCAS pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
If you're passionate about making a real difference in children's lives and developing your skills and knowledge in a friendly and supportive team, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

Are you an RSCN/RNCB with a proven track recordin A& E? Do you thrive in challenging, fast-paced and dynamic environments?

If so, we are currently looking for enthusiastic and passionate Band 6 Paediatric Junior Sisters to join our friendly team in the Emergency Department, rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and vibrant part of the country, close to London with excellent transport links, yet surrounded by Royal parks, historic buildings, and the River Thames.

We are a leading provider of diagnostic and treatment services to over 350,000 people locally,and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in patient-focused care, day surgery, and maternity services.

Main duties of the job

As a Paediatric Sister, you will work across our dedicated Paediatric Emergency Department, newly built Children's Resuscitation Bay, and Urgent Treatment Centre, delivering safe and effective care and safe discharge to approximately 29,000 children per year.

Our Practice Development Nurse, ED Senior Sister, and Paediatric ED Matron will provide you with the tools and support you need to excel in your career, both clinically and managerially. You will also gain experience in team management, as well as receive comprehensive induction training, teaching sessions, and in-house training. We also offer regular paediatric simulations led by Consultants in the ED resuscitation bay, and an ED Resus Team is available to support you in resuscitation scenarios.

If you are passionate about making a real difference in the lives of children and developing your skills and knowledge in a supportive team, apply today!

About us

Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country - close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance. -Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 - Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year. -HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.

Trust Values

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:

- Caring- Safe - Responsible - Value Each Other - Inspiring

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document and person specification which contains more information about the role

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RN child/ RSCN
  • Mentorship (formally ENB 998) ? PILS


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant years post registration experience
  • Recent experience in acute paediatric nursing


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills both written & verbal
  • Proven ability to organise workload and allocate resources accordingly


Knowledge

Essential

  • Awareness of governance & incident reporting
  • Understanding of Child Protection Policy and how to raise concerns


Employer details

Employer name

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Kingston Hospital

Kingston upon Thames

KT2 7QB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

396-6401635-MA-PB-Z

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