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Paediatric Staff Nurse

Job Description

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

Band 5 Experienced Paediatric Nurse

Royal Gwent Hospital Paediatric Wards and Children’s Assessment Unit (CAU)

Are you quick on your feet forwarded thinking looking for a challenge?
If you can answer yes to any of these, Our Paediatric Unit needs you!
Our CAU care for children 0-16 years, who arrive in our department from many sources such as ED, GP’s and direct consultant referrals. CAU provides assessment, treatment/stabilisation to children and young people with acute, chronic and complex needs, with the vision to discharging the child/young person home as soon as possible or transferring them safely to the paediatric wards for continuum of care.
Our CAU and wards offer a variety of challenges on a daily basis whilst enhancing your skills and knowledge. Our team is friendly and approachable giving the support to each other, as well as to the children/young people and their families.
The posts are based on the Paediatric Unit at The Royal Gwent Hospital but may involve working in other areas across the Paediatric Unit including Nevill Hall Hospital, Community and the Neonatal Unit. In addition, newly qualified Children's Nurses will have the opportunity to part of the integrated role within acute and community settings. The post requires working a combination of days, nights, weekends and bank holidays to meet the needs of the service.

Any further information please don’t hesitate to contact Sharon Driscoll  ( Phone number removed )  or Cheryl Marasco  ( Phone number removed ) 

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 23rd October 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Cheryl Marasco on  ( Phone number removed ) 
Anne Beard on  ( Phone number removed ) 

With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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