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Paediatric Nurse - Emergency Department

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
We are looking for an enthusiastic Paediatric Registered Nurse to join our Paediatric Emergency Department at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, on both a permenant and fixed term basis. There are 3 positions available- 2 permanent and 1 12 month secondment to cover maternity leave. We welcome applications from Registered Children's Nurse with at least 6 months post registration experience.

This is an exciting time to join our Emergency Department and will provide you with a unique challenge, as we have recently moved into a new, purpose built Urgent and Emergency Care development. Our dedicated Paediatric area provides Children from 0-16 with a bright and welcoming space to receive the very best of care.

Our Emergency Department is an evolving and continuously developing service which sees a wide array of presentations from injuries to acute illness. This role will be key in delivering exceptional, patient centric, care to patients and provides an opportunity for you to make a difference within our emergency care setting for the children and young people in need of our service.

**We are currently unable to accept applicants who do not have active NMC registration (Registered Children's Nurse Level 1)**

Main duties of the job

You will enjoy a challenging, varied pace and exciting working environment caring for all children, young people and their families who attend with a range of emergency presentations, acute illnesses, and injuries. We have a dedicated paediatric bay in our resuscitation area to provide emergency care, and we work closely with our inpatient paediatric ward and emergency paediatric retrieval service.

There are many oppurtunities to develop clinical skills and for career progression. You will be supported by the wider Emergency Department Team and Clinical Educators from both Paediatrics and Emergency Care to develop a bespoke training and development package. We will work with you on your personal and professional develop plan to ensure your career development is supported and to enable you to achieve your career goals.

About us

Chesterfield Royal Hospital works 'Together as one' with our patient's, people, partners and member so of the public. At the heart of this are our four 'Proud to Care Values Compassion, Ambition, Respect and Encouragement. These values are demonstrated in everything we do for our patients and each other every day.

At Chesterfield Royal we believe in investing in our greatest asset - that's our people and specifically their health and wellbeing. To achieve this and help them be the best they can be we provide a plethora of health and wellbeing activities aligned to National best practice across both physical and mental health best practice

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the detailed job description and main responsibilities, please review the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Registered Children's Nurse (Level 1, RN8)


  • Paediatric Immediate Life Support
  • Degree level qualification



  • Evidence of recent professional developent
  • Experience working in an acute paediatric setting.


  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience taking charge of an area and managing work load
  • Experience supervising students in practice



  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and electronic
  • Ability to work under pressure across competing demands
  • Able to provide up to date evidence based care
  • Able to undertake a holistic A-E assessment
  • Medicine management, including IV administration


  • IV Cannulation Venepuncture
  • ECG recording
  • Competent in minor injury treatments +/- suturing
  • Able to work within departmental PGD's

Employer details

Employer name

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Trust

Chesterfield Road


S44 5BL

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