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Staff Nurse - Paediatric Urgent Care

  • Job reference: BBBH4825
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent

Our client is looking for a Paediatric Staff Nurse to work on their paediatric urgent care unit.

You will be responsible and accountable for the assessment of required care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of holistic care for children. You will be working to promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research, evidence-based practice and the developmental of additional clinical skills in the speciality.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week - flexible shifts on internal rotation, including long days, nights and weekends.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, assess, implement and evaluate programmes of care for individual children and to supervise junior staff in this activity
  • Ensure an ongoing welcoming, caring and safe environment is provided for the children and their families
  • Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers and other staff, overcoming any barriers to understanding and providing support during distressing or emotional events
  • Develop and maintain clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide holistic, evidence-based nursing care
  • Ensure clinical practice is evidence based or peer reviewed "best practice"
  • Assist with ongoing education and training of families

Skills and Experience:

  • NMC Child Registered Nurse with basic paediatric life support
  • Understanding of Safeguarding issues and clinical governance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Ideally experience working within a paediatric A&E with experience in performing minor procedures such as plastering, wound care and performing ECGs

Benefits:

  • Pension scheme
  • The use of all hospital facilities for acute medical conditions
  • Annual salary review
  • 25 days holiday each year
  • Access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme
  • A relocation package if you are living outside of London or the UK.
  • You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.
  • We have a comprehensive career development pathway in place for paediatric nurses that will help you to develop and excel within your career thanks to our investment in internal and external training programmes.

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV.

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