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Senior Neonatal Practitioner

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a compassionate, caring and experienced neonatal nurse to join our neonatal team at Bolton.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and proactive registered neonatal nurses to provide care and support to babies requiring all levels of neonatal care and their families.

We are looking to appoint nurses ideally with leadership experience, though not essential as full support and training will be provided for senior band 5 nurses who are able to demonstrate the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfil this role.

Main duties of the job

The aim of this post is to utilise and further develop specialist skills in order to provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised care.

To participate and contribute to the management of the neonatal team.

To communicate effectively with the infant's family / caregivers, the wider MDT and pertinent agencies inside and outside of the organisation.

About us

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust provide services across the north west side of the Greater Manchester area ranging from hospital services in Bolton to community services across Bolton, Salford, Ashton, Leigh and Wigan. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. We have recently been given a CQC rating of Good. Over 5,700 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here for a long time. People find they don't need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare. The Trust offer a range of flexible working patterns to enable our staff to balance their work and personal life.We are a 36 bedded unit comprising of 9 ICU, 7 HDU and 19 Sc and our philosophy is to deliver the highest quality evidence based family centred care for our babies and their families.We would like you to join our established neonatal team where we will support you to continue your professional development. The applicant will need experience in neonates, be up to date with present research within the speciality and offer a positive attitude, commitment and determination to provide a high standard of care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful applicants will be expected to work internal rotational shifts covering both days, nights and some weekends.

For further information regarding the key responsibilities of this role please see the attached job description. If you have any further questions regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact us via the information below.

Person Specification



  • registered nurse
  • ENB405 equivalent
  • NMC standards training - working towards achieving practice assessor under the new NMC standards.
  • acheived degree / working towards


  • management course



  • evidence of recent professional development
  • Evidence of multi-agency working
  • Evidence of involvement / leadership in teaching and mentoring learners


  • Experience of working in a Level 3 Unit
  • Demonstrates evidence of clinical risk management

knowledge and skills


  • Effective communicator with good leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Able to prioritise/cope with pressure
  • Evidence of successful change management
  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritise, implement and use new ways of working


  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Understands and applies principles of learning in practice

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road



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