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Bank Staff Nurses Band 5 - Paediatrics

Job Description

Evelina London Children’s Hospital is at the heart of a network of children’s health services across South East England.

We provide a comprehensive range of children’s healthcare services with expanding services and we now have band 5 opportunities across all areas for experienced band 5 nurses.

Mountain floor at the Evelina Children's Hospital consists of a 42 bedded ward that incorporates Paediatric Surgery, General and Specialist Paediatric Medicine, a high dependency unit and complex ENT surgery. You will gain experience in all specialities by rotation within the ward. We link closely with paediatric A&E and PICU. In addition to serving the needs of the local population, we are also a tertiary referral centre. We offer a well established, dynamic multi professional team with a wealth of experience.

Savannah ward at the Evelina Children’s Hospital consists of 3 specialist tertiary services. Children are cared for in their own dedicated areas - Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Orthopaedics & Paediatric Neurology & inherited Metabolic Diseases. We provide a holistic child and family-centred approach to the management of children with chronic conditions requiring complex care. We are looking for highly motivated nurses with excellent communication skills to join our well established dynamic teams within each speciality.

Beach floor provides a multi-disciplinary team approach maintains a high standard of care for children and young people. The floor is split into three areas Nephro-urology, an integrated dialysis unit and Short Stay surgery area. We can offer nurses the opportunity to further develop and deliver quality evidence based care to patients and their families across all specialties. We offer a friendly and supportive environment with continuing professional development.

Ambulatory care includes Husky day case unit and Ocaen - our busy outpatients area where most children have their first experience of a hospital. To be part of this team you will need excellent communication and clinical skills, as children from all specialities will pass through these areas.

Research, evidence based practice, clinical governance and staff development are actively promoted; we are committed to building on your existing skills and knowledge and welcome the opportunity to learn from you. In return we can offer you a wide range of experience and development opportunities, working as part of our teams who are changing the lives of children and families in the stunning environment of the Evelina.

Applicants must be highly motivated with excellent communication skills that enjoy working in an energetic, challenging and at times demanding environment.
Come and be part of the team and help us lead the way in providing high quality care to the children and families within our hospital.

If you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and ambition to join our teams please take this opportunity and contact us via email: ( Email address removed ).

For this position we invite applications from experienced nurses. Our assessment centres will be held on 9th November 2016.

Closing Date 30th October 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
( Email address removed )

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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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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