The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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WOMENS & CHILDRENS DIVISION
PAEDIATRIC UNIT - BUMBLEBEE WARDCHILDREN'S NURSE BAND 5 RSCN / RN Child Essential
37.5 hours per week (Internal rotation)
Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic Paediatric Nurse who enjoys working as part of an innovative and dynamic Paediatric Team? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, enthusiastic and possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills to join our fantastic multi-disciplinary team. If you are a passionate and caring paediatric nurse who is team oriented, patient focussed, and ready for new and exciting challenges to develop your career, there are many opportunities for you here at Hillingdon. We can offer a supportive environment to help you develop and consolidate new competencies and are committed to helping you realise your potential. Through personalised training and development plans, dedicated practice educators and study leave, we can offer you:
- Professional development tailored to your individual needs
- Opportunities to undertake short courses
- Internal and External study days
- Career progression
Main duties of the job
Upholding the Trust CARES values and under the supervision of senior colleagues be responsible for the assessment, care planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for a group of paediatric patients.
Once assessed as competent administer oral and intravenous medication in accordance with Trust policy.
Promote continuing education and professional development by attending training as necessary and act as a Practice Supervisor or Assessor to student nurses in training.
Work collaboratively as part of the paediatric nursing workforce to support other areas of paediatric practice as necessary such as paediatric day care, neonatal unit or paediatric ED
The paediatric in patient ward, Bumblebee has recently moved to a new purpose built home. This new ward has a large footprint and includes twelve isolation cubicles with ensuite facilities, two of which are designated for high dependency care, and three four bedded bays.
The paediatric services at The Hillingdon Hospital consists of a 24-bedded general medical and surgical ward, which includes a level 1 POSCU, 5-bedded paediatric day care unit, a four bedded day surgical ward, and a paediatric outpatients department. Paediatric services at Hillingdon also included of our award winning, dedicated paediatric diabetes team; paediatric respiratory and allergy services; paediatric oncology and paediatric epilepsy service and level 1 HDU service. We also have close links with our paediatric community nursing team; paediatric emergency department; PATCH service, neonatal unit and child development centre.
Please refer to the attached job description for a breakdown of the responsibilities of a Staff Nurse in Paediatrics
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).