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Children's Staff Nurse

Employer
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Oxford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 PER ANNUM PRO RATA
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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The Children's services in Oxford are recruiting part time and full time band 5 nurses to work within our supportive teams.

There are band 5 positions available amongst all of our diverse specialities within the Children's Hospital. When you join us, your personal development will be supported and encouraged by ward based Clinical Educators and the Practice Development team. Our Matrons, Ward Sisters, and other colleagues pride themselves in offering supportive mentoring, creating an environment that enables all staff to maximise their full potential, with excellent patient care and high staff morale at the heart of everything we do.

If you are a highly motivated, compassionate, professional Children's nurse or future Children's nurse with a desire to progress and develop your skills within a superb environment we would welcome your application, and there are many opportunities for further professional and academic development.

Please contact Practice Development sister Catherine Leeman (Catherine.Leeman@ouh.nhs.uk) or

Natalie Durndell CHOX Sister (Natalie.durndell@ouh.nhs.uk) for further information.

Main duties of the job

The main role of band 5 Registered Nurse will be:

1. Provide exceptional patient care which is underpinned by the best evidence based practice

2.Maintain and develop high standards of nursing care, reflecting the professional nursing practice and patient care

3. Supports the Senior Band 5 and 6s and 7s

4. delegate, supervise and support unregistered workforce and students with day to day duties

5. be self aware and responsible for their own training needs, skill enhancement and registration renewal

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - theJohn Radcliffe Hospital,Churchill HospitalandNuffield Orthopaedic Centrein Headington and theHorton General Hospitalin Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read below for specific ward information:

Robins Wardis the specialist surgery ward caring for children requiring craniofacial surgery, cleft lip and palate, plastics, ENT and Neurosurgery. The Hospitals Theatre Direct Admission service also runs from Robins Ward. There are many opportunities for gaining specialist skills and further development.

Kamrans Wardcares for Children of all ages receiving treatment for cancer or haematology conditions. There is lots of opportunity for professional development within this speciality and the well established team is supportive and progressive

Bellhouse Drayson Wardprovides care for children aged 0-12yrs with all medical conditions specialising in Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Cardiology and Respiratory medicine as either elective or emergency admissions. There are close links with Childrens CDU and Childrens ED. The team are cohesive and supportive in providing high quality care on a busy acute ward.

Childrens CDUis a 24 hour unit which links closely with childrens Emergency Department to provide care for children from a range of specialities who need further assessment, observation, continuation of treatment or to await results. The unit also sees GP referrals and ward attenders whichgives varieddynamics tothe busy unit.CDU is friendlyandensures the cohesive team works closely together and provides strong support and opportunities to develop.

Melanies Wardcares for the older patients from 12 years through to transition at 18 years. The work is varied and interesting as it covers all specialities seen in Oxford including psycho-social and mental health aspects of care. Patients are admitted both electively and as emergencies and the work is never dull! Melanies Ward team are versatile and supportive with a strong emphasis on team work.

Toms Wardis a large, busy surgical unit caring for children requiring both elective and emergency surgical treatment. The Ward specialises in Neonatal surgery, orthopaedic, spinal and general surgery. As with all the Wards, Clinical Educators support the professional development of team members.

The Ambulatory careservice sees patients in two Outpatient departments and the Childrens Daycare Ward. Children have day case surgery, investigations or treatment for a wide variety of conditions. The friendly team work efficiently and cohesively to manage the busy throughput of patients.

Paediatric Critical Care (PCC) PCC provides tertiary level intensive care and high dependency care to the children of Oxford and the Thames valley region. We care for a case mix of 016-year-olds who require emergency and planned care for a wide range of conditions, including respiratory, neurological, cardiology (medical), cancers, trauma, and surgery. PCC has a childrens outreach service, which supports Childrens care through the whole of the Childrens hospital. And a shared retrieval service as part of SORT (Southampton and Oxford retrieval Team). We have structured education and development opportunities and a really supportive team.

The Horton The childrens ward at the Horton General Hospital is a small and friendly paediatric unit which looks after a variety of specialities from medicine to surgery. They care for children from 0-18 years age of age, have 14 beds and have dedicated day surgery lists up to 4 times a week. Every day is different and the Childrens ward strives to offer the best quality family centre care they can. You would be supported by a team of band 6s, experienced band 5 nurses and ward sisters to aid your development enabling you to develop your skills.
Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse (Part 1. 8. 12 or 15 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register depending on area of practice) or National Certification in area of Practice.
  • UK recognised Degree in Nursing relevant to post.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development through maintenance of an NMC revalidation or equivalent.
Desirable criteria
  • Post-graduate qualification related to an area of practice.
Leadership and Management Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience in the relevant specialty
  • Previous experience of managing clinical incidents and complaints.
  • Previous management experience of specific clinical area


Person Specification

Education training and qualification

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (Part 1. 8. 12 or 15 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register depending on area of practice) or National Certification in area of Practice.
  • UK recognised Degree in Nursing relevant to post
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development through maintenance of an NMC revalidation or equivalent


Desirable

  • Post-graduate qualification related to an area of practice.


Leadership & Management

Desirable

  • Previous experience in the relevant specialty
  • Previous experience of managing clinical incidents and complaints.
  • Previous management experience of specific clinical area


Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

John Radcliffe Hospital

headley way

Oxford

OX3 9DU

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