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Paediatric Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£29,888 - £36,738 Per annum inclusive
Salary period
27/10/2020 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Are you enthusiastic, self-motivated, and want to develop your skills and knowledge within a busy friendly Paediatric Emergency Department? If so then this is the post for you!

The Royal Free, UCLH and the Whittington Children’s Emergency Departments have recently merged to form a North Central London Hub based at the Whittington site in Archway. This merger is part of a North Central London initiative to combine Paediatric Services throughout winter as part of Covid-19 response.

We are looking for enthusiastic Band 5 Nurses to join the UCLH Paediatric ED Team initially at the NCL Hub with the hope of bringing services back to the UCLH site in the spring.

UCLH has an international reputation for innovation and patient-focused care. The posts are based within a highly motivated team who are committed to achieving high quality clinical outcomes for a diverse patient population. The team is supported by Clinical Practice Facilitators and departmental play specialist, along with strong links with the Paediatric and Adolescent Division.

We are looking for Paediatric nurses with experience of working within an Emergency Department or relevant acute clinical environment. You will need to have strong communication and leadership skills with an eagerness to advance in Emergency Nursing practice.

This is a responsible role encouraging you too can play an important part in strengthening our status as one London’s leading Emergency Departments. You will be subject to an internal rotation shift pattern and be required to rotate within other areas of the department where children and young people are located.

Working within a leading academic trust you can look forward to proactive managerial support for personal and professional development including opportunities for degree and masters pathways via Southbank or City University.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Emily Westbrook, Charge Nurse, Paediatric ED 0203 447 0008, emily.westbrook@nhs.net  or Rebecca.Jarman@nhs.net