Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are looking for Band 5 Paediatric Nurses to complement our existing caring and highly motivated nursing team to work in our dynamic children’s ward.
We are looking for nurses who are committed to the delivery of compassionate high-quality care and who can communicate clearly and empathetically with patients and relatives as well as other colleagues. Deliver high-quality holistic care with an emphasis on working in partnership with children and their families. Excellent organisation skills and an ability to prioritise a busy workload are also essential.
We strive to use the views of staff working in our service to improve our current and future service provision and in return, we promise a supportive and friendly place to work.
Both part time and job share applications will be considered.
Neptune Paediatric Unit has 21 beds and caters for children aged 0-16 requiring medical, surgical and day-stay admission. There is also a designated Paediatric Assessment Unit consisting of a 6 bedded area, an isolation cubicle and treatment room. Neptune Unit uses the Partnership Model to deliver holistic nursing care.
Neptune Paediatric Unit is fully supported by a large team of multi-disciplinary professionals including Doctors, Physiotherapists, Dieticians, qualified play staff/specialists, a Paediatric Clinical Facilitator and a Paediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Southend Hospital is an extremely rewarding place to work not only do we offer highly attractive benefits for all Employees, we strongly believe in patient care and want to attract like-minded people to help build and maintain a supportive and enjoyable place to work. We have set our trust values to reflect our passion for patient care; we believe ‘Everybody Matters, Everything Counts and Everyone is Responsible’.
If you are interested in the role and believe you hold the qualities we require then apply today!
Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:
Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
An initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata) rising to 33 days (pro rata) after 7 years’ service
An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.
And as we are the only Trust within the UK under Local Terms and Conditions we allow participation in a Gainshare Payment Scheme, have the ability to buy and sell annual leave and deliver Long Service Awards.