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Staff Nurse (Paediatrics)

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
19 Jul 2024
Various Full & Part Time Hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Ward 21 (Paediatrics) based at The James Cook University Hospital.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated children's nurse to join our team within The James Cook University Hospital. The Paediatric areas at The James Cook University Hospital include a Paediatric medical ward, trauma/surgical ward, Paediatric Decisions Unit, Paediatric Critical Care Unit and a Paediatric Outpatient Department.

Working as part of a caring and passionate nursing team you will responsibly deliver planned, direct patient care to a high standard in accordance with the Trust's established nursing procedures. Leading by example you will promote the safeguarding, wellbeing and interests of all patients and their families whilst taking personal responsibility for ensuring the needs of patients are achieved.

Main duties of the job

We are a team committed to delivering and maintaining high quality patient care and are looking to attract nurses who share our goal. In return we will support on-going professional development by way of full preceptorship and provide opportunities for the individual to develop their clinical skills.

Applicants must demonstrate effective communication skills, be enthusiastic, well-motivated and share a commitment to team working.

Registration with the NMC as a RSCN/Child Branch nurse is essential.

This job advert will close if sufficient applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

About us

South Tees Hospitals is the largest hospital trust in the Tees Valley with two acute hospitals and services in a number of community hospitals.

The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough is a designated major trauma centre and provides all its specialties from one site which is unique for a hospital of its size. It provides a wide range of district general hospital services and specialist services such as neurosciences, renal medicine, spinal injuries, major trauma, cardiothoracics, vascular surgery and cancer services. It has 1,024 beds, a 24-hour acute admissions unit and an emergency department which houses the major trauma centre for Durham, East Cleveland, Tees Valley and North Yorkshire and has its own helipad. In 2012 the Middlesbrough hospital completed a �35 million redevelopment of its cancer services and is now proud to provide some of the best facilities in Europe. The James Cook University Hospital has a modern, central operating suite containing 20 well-equipped theatres and a 16-bedded intensive care unit. There is also an Institute of Learning, Research and Innovation on site, embracing postgraduate medical education, undergraduate teaching centre, nurse training school, the school of radiography and library facilities.

The Friarage Hospital in Northallerton is an essential part of our organisation and an important point of delivery for the community. It is one of the smallest district general hospitals in the country and has 189 inpatient beds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:-

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Current NMC registration (child subpart)



  • Experience working within an acute or community setting



  • Flexible approach to working hours, to meet the needs of the service.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge and Skills


  • A team player able to work well with others and demonstrate commitment to team objectives.

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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