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Registered Paediatric Nurse

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Burton on Trent
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to work on our Paediatric Assessment Unit at Queen's Hospital Burton.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated registered children's nurse to work within our Paediatric Assessment Unit.

Our Paediatric Assessment Unit provides urgent/emergency care for babies, children and young people in and around the Burton area and provides care from birth to adolescence.

We work closely with the Emergency Department at Queens Hospital Burton, the inpatient ward at Queens hospital Burton and Children's Emergency Department and inpatient services at Royal Derby Hospital.

The Paediatric Assessment Unit is open 7days a week from 0930-2200hrs. The successful applicant will be expected to work these hours and in time to rotate to the Children's Emergency Department at Derby and work days and nights.

Main duties of the job

The role involves working as part of a nursing and medical team to provide urgent and emergency care to babies and children within the PAU and general emergency department at Queens Hospital.

You will be responsible for triaging and prioritising babies and children's medical needs as well as streaming them to alternative services and pathways.

You will plan, implement and evaluate holistic, individualised patient care in a safe and caring environment in the most efficient and clinically effective way whilst acting asthe patient's advocate and maintaining privacy and dignity.

To provide advice and support to junior staff and learners in all aspects of the delivery of high-quality care.

The role will include cross-site working, especially within the CED at RDH site.

Applicants must hold RSCN or RN child branch qualification.

Closing of applications:

Interview date:

About us

At UHDB around 9,000 babies are born across our two sites each year at Royal Derby Hospital (RDH) and Queens Hospital Burton (QHB). We provide antenatal and postnatal care for 11,500 women each year and, at RDH, we offer an alongside birth centre. We support women through low and high-risk care pathways, and some specialty pathways like diabetes and cardiology.

We have staff who are kind, caring and compassionate, and who want to deliver exceptional care together for every person who needs us - and that remains our aspiration.

This is an exciting new era on our maternity improvement journey, following a �5.4million into our services to strengthen our workforce, our technology and our processes, so that we can further improve what we do and deliver the best quality care to women and their babies. This is a great opportunity to join UHDB and make a real impact for the women and families we care for.

As a University Trustwe value learning, teaching, and training so that we help you to be the best that you can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, and we always want to treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves.

An extensive induction package is offered to successful candidates joining our Maternity services to ensure you are well supported and have time to adjust to working within our teams.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • Qualified children's nurse with current NMC registration
  • Analytical and judgemental skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Knowledge training and experience


  • Flexibility according to needs of the service
  • Has previous experience of Children's Inpatients/ED



  • Demonstrable communication skills


  • Mentorship course

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Queens Hospital Burton

Belvedere Road

Burton on Trent

DE13 0RB

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