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Children's Senior Staff Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Clinical Nurse on Ward 217, Surgical & Medical Ward at Staffordshire Children's Hospital @ Royal Stoke.

For more information on this vacancy, please contact Joanne Wooldridge 01782671257

Main duties of the job

The Senior Clinical Nurse within the Child Health Department supports the Senior Sister and Directorate Management team in the delivery of the Service Level Agreement for Children's Services.

The Senior Clinical Nurse works closely with the Senior Sister in the delivery of evidence based practice ensuring patients receive safe and effective patient care to meet the Directorate & Trust safety agenda and matching parent and family expectations.

The Senior Team work in close partnership with the Consultants and Nurse Specialists to ensure all patients receive a quality service when accessing the department and will develop care pathways, PGD's guidelines and policies to support this working with the Lead Nurse for Quality for the ward area.

The Senior Clinical Nurse will Support the Senior Sister and Deputies for the area ensuring that an affective and skilled workforce is available to deliver the services within the clinical area.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Personal Specification for a detailed view of the main responsibilities or contact Ward Manager on 01782 671257

Person Specification

Essential Qualifications


  • Registered Children's Nurse on NMC Register
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Evidence of Degree level study in Health/Nursing related studies

Knowledge, Skills, Training & Experience


  • Minimum of 2 years post registration experience to include 1 year of management/leadership experience in an Acute setting
  • ENB 998 /Mentorship level 3 or equivalent or experience of teaching in the clinical areas
  • Evidence of on-going professional education in a specialist area


  • Formal teaching to groups of staff

Peronsal Qualities


  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke Hospital

Newcastle Road



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