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Newly Qualified Registered Nurse For Children's Services

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Please do not apply unless you hold NMC registration or are a student nurse or have passed OSCE and NMC registration is processing. The Nursing and Midwifery Council is the regulator for nursing and midwifery professions in the UK. Applicants that don't currently have the required registration will not be shortlisted.

Are you interested in becoming part of a team that places the child and the family at the heart of all they do, if so, this may be the job for you. Skylark Ward is looking for a Registered Nurse the individual would ideally hold the R.S.C.N. or R.N. Child Branch qualification but consideration will be given to nurses who have transferable knowledge and skills. You would be highly motivated, innovative and willing to rise to the challenges that Paediatric nursing demands.

If successfully shortlisted you will be invited to our assessment center. on 20th July at our Prince William Education Cntr, Kettering General Hospital.

Main duties of the job

Why Apply? We are passionate about the care we give to babies, children and young people and you will be well supported to further and enhance your clinical knowledge and expertise within our TrustAbout us: Skylark Ward is a modern, purpose-built 26 bedded inpatient ward for babies, children and young people from 1 day old up to 16-18 years. Within Skylark there is a two-bedded Paediatric High Dependency bay. We care for all different specialties including Medical, Surgical, Orthopaedics, Young people with Mental Health Conditions and Ear, Nose and Throat speciality. We also have a 6 bedded Paediatric Assessment Unit which is open Monday - Friday 09:00 - 21:30. The Role: This post is a rotational post working both day and night shifts therefore flexibility with working hours is essential.

Professional Development:There would be an opportunity to rotate if you wish to work within the Neonatal Unit or Paediatric Area in Emergency Department.

An Excellent Location- the Trust is located close to Kettering Train Station which has direct links to London and other major cities.Our Trust has easy access to the A14 and M1.

About us

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire

Our Excellence Values:


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for a detailed overview of this job role.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Diploma/Degree


  • Mentor Qualification
  • Leadership Qualification



  • Previous Healthcare Experience


  • Commitment to continuing professional development - enthusiasm for learning



  • Ability to communicate with patients/families during stressful times

Employer details

Employer name

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kettering General Hospital

Rothwell Road


NN16 8UZ

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