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Band 6 Paediatric Ward Sister

Job Description

RSCN/RN child Branch Band 6 Paediatric NurseWard 11 Paediatric Directorate

Full time post – 375 hours

Paediatric Nurse with previous experience required to manage a busy Paediatric Department /team who are striving to continually improve the quality of care and enhance the patients experience for our spinal deformity, oncology and general orthopaedic patients.

Our Trusts vision is to be the first choice for specialist orthopaedic care; offering support and development opportunities as we value our staff and aim to provide them with a rewarding career.

Are you ready for a challenging and exciting opportunity?

You will be working closely with other members of the multi disciplinary team to ensure effective communication and individualised care for each child. You will work closely with the ward manager to ensure effective use of resources within the paediatric service. The post will require you to manage the daily demands of the paediatric service whilst taking a lead role in the delivery of paediatric care.

You will need to be:-

  • passionate about delivering high quality paediatric nursing care
  • able to work flexibly to meet the demands of the service,
  • strive for excellence and innovation
  • be self motivated and able to motivate others
  • organized and demonstrate effective communication skills
  • experienced in the acute care setting
  • able to demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with all members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Creative ,positive and proactive indivdual

For further information or to arrange an informal visit which would be recommended then please contact Sister Natalie Lakin Paediatric Manager.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful and we thank you for your interest

Closing date: 31/10/2016

Interview date: 18/11/2016

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date. Candidates should assume that if they have not been contacted by the Human Resources Department within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date that they have not been shortlisted for interview.

Applications from job seekers who require tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA nationals who require a tier 2 sponsorship 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 UK Border Agency website.

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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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