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Bank Paediatric Nurse

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£18.80 to £25.07 an hour Bank - varied
Closing date
9 Jul 2024
Evelina London Children's Hospital is at the heart of a network of children's health services across South East England. We provide a comprehensive range of children's healthcare services with expanding services and we now have Band 5 Bank opportunities across all areas for experienced Band 5 nurses.

In addition to serving the needs of the local population, we are also a tertiary referral centre.

We provide a holistic child and family-centred approach to the management of children with chronic conditions requiring complex care.

We provide an ECMO service and are home to the South Thames Retrieval Service.

Main duties of the job

Mountain floor at the Evelina Children's Hospital consists of General and Specialist Paediatric Medicine with a high dependency unit and complex ENT surgery. We link closely with paediatric A& E and PICU.

Savannah ward at the Evelina Children's Hospital consists of 3 specialist tertiary services. Children are cared for in their own dedicated areas - Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Orthopaedics & Paediatric Neurology & inherited Metabolic Diseases.

Beach floor provides a multi-disciplinary team approach maintains a high standard of care for children and young people. The floor is split into three areas Nephro-urology, an integrated dialysis unit and Short Stay surgery area.

Snow Fox is our day and night unit providing diagnosis and treatment. Ocean is our busy outpatients area where most children have their first experience of a hospital.

The neonatal unit comprises of 20 NICU cots, HDU cots and 14 SCBU cots. We are a Level 3 unit which not only cares for extreme preterm babies but also incorporates a neonatal surgical service and are part of the cardiac pathway for babies referred via foetal cardiology.

PICU has 30 beds. Babies, children and young people from all the specialities treated in Evelina may pass through our doors, with the largest percentage being those with cardiac conditions.

Newly opened Sky floor now houses our Paediatric Cardiology ward alongside an extension to our critical care services.

About us

Research, evidence based practice, clinical governance and staff development are actively promoted we are committed to building on your existing skills and knowledge and welcome the opportunity to learn from you. In return we can offer you a wide range of experience and development opportunities, working as part of our teams who are changing the lives of children and families in the stunning environment of the Evelina.

We offer a well established, dynamic multi professional team with a wealth of experience.

We can offer nurses the opportunity to further develop and deliver quality evidence based care to patients and their families across all specialties.

We offer a friendly and supportive environment with continuing professional development.

On our Royal Brompton Hospital site in Chelsea we have specialist cardiac and respiratory services, across a dedicated 25 bedded ward, 10 bedded high dependency unit and 16 bedded PICU.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Applicants must be highly motivated with excellent communication skills that enjoy working in an energetic, challenging and at times demanding environment.

Come and be part of the team and help us lead the way in providing high quality care to the children and families within our hospital.

To be part of this team you will need excellent communication and clinical skills, as children from all specialties will pass through these areas.

If you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and ambition to join our teams please take this opportunity and contact us via email:

For these Bank position we invite applications from experienced nurses.

Person Specification



  • RN child
  • Degree level study


  • Continuous professional development
  • Masters Level study



  • Experience in Family centered Care
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal
  • Ability to plan, implement and evaluate care
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • Knowledge of NMC Code of Professional conduct
  • Ability to undertake reflective practice


  • IT Skills



  • Experience of caring for children in acute setting
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Ability to work independently


  • Experience of caring for children in the community

Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust



St Thomas



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