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B5 Staff Nurse with Paediatric Interest

Job Description

The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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Band 5: Salary £21,909 - £28,462 per annum

Plus High Cost Areas Allowance (15% of basic salary) per annum

375 hours per week (Internal rotation)


Ref: 394-389WC16

Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic Adult Nurse who enjoys working as part of an innovative and dynamic team? Do you have a special interest in developing your Paediatric experience? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Following the Shaping a Healthier Future reconfiguration of Paediatric services in North West London, the Paediatric unit at Hillingdon has gone through a major transformation and refurbishment, including the recent opening of our new, state of the art Paediatric A+E and Paediatric Assessment Unit; and the opening of our newly expanded paediatric inpatient ward in September.

The Paediatric inpatient ward at The Hillingdon Hospital consists of a 24-bedded general medical and surgical ward, which includes a level 1 POSCU, 6-bedded Paediatric Day Care Unit and a Paediatric outpatients department. Paediatric services at Hillingdon also consists of our award winning, dedicated diabetes team; Paediatric respiratory and allergy services; the Paediatric community nursing team; Paediatric A&E department; neonatal unit and child development centre.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, enthusiastic and possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills within a multi-disciplinary team to join our fantastic Paediatric department. If you are a passionate and caring adult nurse who is ready and willing to develop new clinical skills, 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 generous study leave, we can offer you:

  • Professional development tailored to your individual needs, including support with completing a specialist accredited Paediatric qualification

  • Internal rotation programme within the Women & Children’s Division, Paediatric A&E and Neonatal Unit. Other rotation options may be available.

  • Opportunities to undertake short courses

  • Internal and External study days

  • Career progression

    For further information or an informal discussion please contact our paediatric practice development team by e-mail on ( Email address removed ) or ( Email address removed ).

Closing Date: 24th October 2016

We welcome applications from overseas. Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

Once a sufficient number of applications have been received the vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing down date. All contracts are issued under Agenda for Change Terms & Conditions of employment and all posts are subject to appropriate job matching or evaluation process, where indicated. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population. Please note that all candidates at risk in London and going through the NHS London Redeployment scheme are to be given priority as part of the recruitment process where their application meets the essential criteria for the role.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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