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We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated Band 5 children’s nurses working within a team of dedicated staff.
We require two enthusiastic candidates who are dedicated to the Child and Family advocating for high standards of care while in hospital and ensuring the child’s discharge is timely and effective.
Ifor ward is a busy 23 bedded paediatric unit with children from 0-18 years providing a service for children who require acute medical and surgical care. We care for children with a varied range of conditions including haematology, oncology, infectious diseases, respiratory, surgical, orthopaedic, complex care and social problems.
You will also have an opportunity to develop oncology and haematological skills as we are a shared care POSCU.
We are expanding our High Dependency Unit from 2 beds to 3 beds where you will have the opportunity to develop your High Dependency skills. We have Clinical Nurse Specialists available for expert advice in paediatric diabetes, sickle cell, allergy, asthma and oncology. We also work closely with our dedicated Discharge Coordinator Nurse to ensure our children and young people have a seamless transition home.
We also have a practice development nurse within the Unit who can offer a structured development programme based on the principle that staff are developed to maintain and enhance professional standards of practice and provide a high quality of service.
We provide internal and external study days linked to Paediatrics.
We have close working links with Paediatric Emergency Department, Children’s Day Care and outpatients as well as the ambulatory care unit.
For further advice please contact Shadi Saramad-Ward Manager on ( Phone number removed ) /5442
Whittington Health is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
To comply with the Trust’s Safe Guarding Children and Vulnerable Adults policies, procedures and protocols all individual members of staff (paid or unpaid) have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults This will require you to:
Employment at Whittington Health is offered subject to successfull completion of a 6 month probabtionary period for all staff with the exception of GMC Registered Doctors
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