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Staff Nurse - Charles Wolfson Ward

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year P.a pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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We are looking for committed Paediatric Nurses to join the team on Charles Wolfson Ward.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the existing team on Charles Wolfson Ward . The Ward is a 12 bedded multi specialty Paediatric ward that forms part of the inpatient children's services at Addenbrookes. The ward caters for children from 0-1 year of age with a range of both acute, chronic and emergency admissions We work closely with both the neonatal intensive care unit, Lady Mary post-natal Ward and general pediatrics.

As a Staff Nurse in children's services, you'll be joining a diverse and stimulating department. Our work is wide ranging and we are well respected both locally and as a regional specialist treatment centre.

You will need to be an excellent communicator who is clinically credible amongst work colleagues and a positive role model. You will have a questioning mind, never settling for mediocrity, and always determined to, enthusiastically, find the best solution for patients, families and staff. You will have a love of educating and mentoring that you will use to support both junior staff and students.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for competently providing safe and effective care to infants and children requiring hospitalisation, with minimal supervision by a more experienced registered nurse. Assess care needs, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care. To participate in the supervision and teaching of unqualified and qualified staff, including basic and/or post basic students.

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

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Closing date is midnight on 17th July 2024

Interviews are due to be held on 29th July 2024

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

Our values and reputation for outstanding careOpportunities to experience a range of specialitiesCareer and development opportunitiesPreceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support teamResearch experience and opportunitiesLovely location and quality of lifeExcellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces

A welcome subsidy of �1000 is available to all Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses, Midwives, ODPs and Radiographers and Band 5 Orthoptists taking up substantive employment with the Trust

Person Specification



  • First level registration RSCN/RN (child) (part 8 or 15)
  • 2 Basic Level Child protection training


  • Advanced level child protection training
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Relevant teaching and assessing course/ mentorship course



  • Experience of delivering evidenced based nursing care without supervision, to children in an acute hospital setting


  • Evidence of experience in a high dependency or critical care areas



  • Awareness of professional issues
  • Evidence of up to date paediatric nursing skills and knowledge


  • Current knowledge of research developments in paediatric nursing



  • Competent to care for children and their families in a safe an effective manner without direct supervision
  • Effective team member


  • Advocate of paediatric nursing
  • Evidence of excellent team work
  • Evidence of participation in research and audit projects

Additional requirements


  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of Safe, Kind, Excellent
  • Evidence of effective communication skills Motivated and enthusiastic

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital-Division E

Hills Road



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