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Paediatric Staff Nurse Band 5

Employer
St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 5 Nurse on Pinckney Ward
  • Pinckney Ward is a 15 Bedded Dynamic Paediatric, Oncology/Infectious Diseases ward.
  • The ward consists of 11 cubicles and a 4 bedded bay.
  • This busy department requires a dynamic and flexible band 5 Paediatric Nurse to complete our team.
  • The successful applicant will need to enjoy working alongside and caring for Children with multiple diseases and their families from the ages of 0-18.
  • St George's is a large teaching Hospital with many opportunities to expand knowledge and experience.
  • We work closely with the Royal Marsden hospital in Sutton and take their sickest children as we have a PICU on site.


Main duties of the job

  • To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to comply at all times with the requirement of the Health and Safety Regulation.
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential. information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act and its amendments.
  • To work in accordance with the Trust's Equal Opportunities policy to eliminate unlawful discrimination in relation to employment and service delivery.
  • To promote at all times equal opportunities for staff and patients in accordance with St George's Healthcare policies to ensure that no person receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of: age disability marriage and civil partnership pregnancy and maternity race (ethnicity) religion or belief sex (gender) gender reassignment or sexual orientation.
  • To ensure skills are up-to-date and relevant to the role, to follow relevant Trust policies and professional codes and to maintain registration where this is a requirement of the role.
  • To comply with George's Healthcare No Smoking Policies.
  • To undertake such duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade and the needs of the service.


About us

St George's Healthcare NHS Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services.

Co-located with St George's, University of London and with both organisations now in a formal strategic alliance with King's Health Partners, the trust delivers with its partners high quality research and education both of which contribute to the healthcare provision of tomorrow.

Acute and tertiary health services are delivered from over 1,000 beds across two sites, by around 8,000 staff.

St George's Hospital Paediatric unit is a major acute hospital that offers very specialist care for complex injuries and illnesses, including trauma, neurosciences, Hematology care, , cancer care and stroke.

It has a helipad which opened in spring 2014 and the work of its emergency department can currently be seen on Channel 4's '24 Hours in A& E' programme. The hospital also provides all the usual care you would expect from a local NHS district general hospital.

As well as hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist, maternity and community services to children, adults, older people and people with learning disabilities.

These services are provided from St John's Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people's own homes.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more and person specification information about the role.

For further information please contact.

Natasha Alleyne Senior Sister on Pinckney Ward.

natasha.alleyne@stgeorges.nhs.uk

020 8725 1168

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Registered nurse Children
  • Computer literate
  • Experience in assessment, planning and evaluation of patient care
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with and mentor Junior Staff
  • Awareness of professional Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate an understanding of normal child development


Desirable

  • IV administration Course
  • Experience of undertaking a small research project
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the effects of an admission to Hospital on a child and the family.


skills

Essential

  • demonstrate sound written and numeric and verbal skill
  • ability to use own initiative


Desirable

  • IV administration Course


Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Tooting Broadway

Blackshaw Road

London

SW17 0QT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

200-6063189-MA-VA-B

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