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Staff Nurse

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 Per annum inc. HCAS
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in general paediatrics covering a range of specialities? Are you looking for an environment that encourages training and will enable you to learn and develop in a variety of ways? Then look no further.

We have a unique, caring and inclusive team who are delighted to be responsible for the care of Children and Young People from 5 days to 18 years old, across Hampshire. Our department has a 4 bedded High Dependency Unit and 22 inpatient beds. We have close links with our Paediatric Assessment Unit, Neonatal Unit, Children's Outpatient Department, Paediatric A& E and our Children's Community Nursing Teams as well as our regional Children's Hospital in Southampton. We promote strong interdepartmental and cross-site working relationships with both Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital.

You will be keen to promote clinical excellence as part of a highly motivated team.

Open to newly qualified applicants and those qualifying in September 2024.

Main duties of the job

With minimal supervision, be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care, recognising individual patient needs.
  • To ensure religious, emotional and psychological support for patients/Families
  • To give and receive adequate and appropriate handover reports in matters relating to patient care, ensuring that staff have an up-to-date knowledge of the patient's condition so that appropriate nursing care can be given.
  • To participate in setting and maintaining standards of patient care based on

Sound research findings.
  • In consultation with the team leader, be adaptable in terms of patient allocation to meet the changing needs of patients and other staff members.
  • Provide legible and comprehensive patient records to agreed Trust and NMC standards and guidelines.
  • To liaise with Team Leader on untoward incidents, complaints and Team/Staff issues.
  • To act in accordance with trust policies and nursing procedures

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other, Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties

Job description

Job responsibilities

General responsibilities
  • To assist and carry out all administrative duties as delegated by the Team leader, being responsible for the security and recording of patient valuables.
  • To comply with the Trusts fire precautions and procedures for evacuation
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of infection control standards and promote these within ward environment.
  • To ensure confidentiality of information regarding patients, families and friends at all times.
  • To promote peoples equality, diversity and rights
  • To communicate on a regular basis with staff regarding the Trusts objectives, plans and business developments.
  • To contribute towards individual & Team objectives
  • To train and develop members of staff

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (NMC Sub -Part 1 (Children)

Experience & Knowledge


  • Current paediatric experience Aware of key principles of paediatric care and implications for practice.
  • Aware of research and evidence and implications for practice


  • Monitors and contributes to protecting children and young people at risk, providing children who have been abused with support from others.
  • Participation in audit activity



  • Have worked with children/young people in an in or outpatient setting

Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust


Frimley Park Hospital

Portsmouth Road


GU16 7UJ

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