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Registered General Paediatric Nurse

Job Description

Position: Registered General Paediatric Nurse (Bank)

Location: Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Pay Rates: Day £1198 ph/Night & Sat £1553 ph/ Sun & BH £1911 ph

NHS Professionals manages the temporary staffing needs of around 60 NHS Trusts across England. An integral part of the NHS, it aims to reduce trusts’ spending on flexible workers without compromising quality, by providing greater transparency of demand and supplying bank staff at the best possible rate.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital (Arrowe Park Hospital)

Be part of an award-winning and innovative NHS Foundation Trust that is at the forefront of clinical technology and patient care. As Wirral’s largest employer, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the thriving heart of the local community. Comprising Wirral’s only Emergency Department, it is one of the biggest and busiest acute NHS trusts in the North West.

With state-of-the-art facilities based within a fast-paced and ever-developing environment, this forward-thinking Trust is on an exciting journey of transformation. We are enormously proud that we continue to have low mortality rates, impressive results in national audits such as for stroke, children’s inpatient services and maternity and breast services as well as some outstanding patient feedback. The Trust has been recognised by numerous national awards over the past 12 months in areas including dermatology, dementia, patient experience, patient safety, scientific innovation and staff engagement to name drop just a few.

The health and wellbeing of our colleagues is also really important to us, and our latest NHS Staff Survey reflects this. It’s great to know our engaged staff are feeling even more positive and enthusiastic by recommending the Trust as a place to work.

Why not see what Wirral has to offer you by applying to join our global workforce of NHS professionals. To find out more about the hospital please open the attached document and follow the link

Duties will include:

  • Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated, involving patients and users

  • Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities to support patient care pathways

  • Demonstrate technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient care management including; patient observations; equipment management and administration of agreed invasive tests/procedures

  • Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g. imparting bad news or following an unexpected event

Successful applicants will have :

  • • Minimum of 6 months General Acute RN UK (Private or NHS) hospital/hospice experience within the last 2 years or Completion of a Return to Practice within the last 2 years.
  • Have valid NMC registration
  • Knowledge and demonstration of the use of evidence based care
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to maintain a high standard of record keeping
  • Be able to work as an independent practitioner

Benefits of joining the bank:

  • Competitive, weekly pay
  • First choice of available Bank shifts – Day / Night / Weekends
  • Control over when you want to work
  • Access to the NHSP Stakeholder Pension
  • Paid annual leave, statutory maternity pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Training and development opportunities

NHS Professionals (NHSP), who are wholly owned by the Department of Health, is the leading provider of managed flexible workforce services to the NHS with approximately 60,000 nurses, doctors, administration and clerical and other healthcare professionals signed to its bank. We help over 60 NHS Trust clients to improve workforce efficiency and productivity as part of an overall workforce strategy.

Join the Bank today

For additional information on the role or details on how to join NHS Professionals simply email Claire Fishlock, Trust Liaison Coordinator, Wirral University Teaching Hospital, ( Email address removed ) or visit

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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