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Paediatric Sister / Charge Nurse Emergency Department

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
30 Jul 2024
We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to join our team within the Paediatric Emergency Department here at the Dudley group.

You will be expected to carry out ECG's, Wound care, Plastering, cannulation, venepuncture and will be supported to carry out these skills competently. You will be responsible for leading the shift, and ensuring that local and national targets are met.

You will support the lead nurse with implementation of improvements and support with data collecting

The area comprises of x4 medical assessment cubicles, as well as a isolation / treatment cubicle, x4 minor injury cubicles, and an adolescent room where patients can feel relaxed whilst having the opportunity to access game consoles or age appropriate games.

A dedicated paediatric resus room is available to provide 1:1 dedicated specialised care, with the support from the extended paediatric medical team and ward.

With a continuing growing nursing team we strive to provide excellent care to our patients and their families.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be an experienced ED nurse with at least 2 years experience. They will work closely with the ED team taking charge of the paediatric emergency department and will be responsible for overseeing the department during the shift, including the safe management of patient flow , whilst meeting national ED targets.

They will be expected to take responsibility for co-ordinating and safe effective management of the department on a shift-by-shift basis.

To triage patients safely, understanding KPI's that embed the safety of our children

To respond and participate in paediatric resuscitation calls as needed on a shift by shift basis

To have knowledge and skills relevant to the clinical setting and be responsible for the delivery of clinical expertise in all aspects of patient care.

To work closely with the children's ward and PAU in ensuring flow and collaborate working relationships

To participate in all aspects of children's safeguarding, knowing how to protect our patients and safeguard them appropriately.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person Specification

education & qualifications


  • first Level Registered children's nurse with NMC
  • Nursing Degree / diploma

Knowledge & training


  • PILS


  • Evidence of triage training or willingness to complete



  • Sufficient post qualification experience


  • Sufficient experience of working in the emergency department

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett Road



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