Staff Nurse - Paediatrics

Gillingham, Kent, England
Medway NHS Foundation Trust £ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
20 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities The post holder is responsible for assessment of care needs of patients, planning
programmes of care, implementation and evaluation of these programmes without direct
supervision. At times they will have management responsibility for being in charge of the
ward and supervising junior members of staff.

The post holder will be a key member in relation to the development of practice on the ward.
They will be working independently / autonomously and at times without direct supervision,
accountable for their own professional working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centred care principles.
Responsible for carrying out clinical practice within designated clinical areas, ensuring that
high quality, current evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, implementation,
interventions and evaluations for patients is provided from admission through to discharge.

Will be responsible for the application of knowledge across the range of work procedures
and practices, underpinned by theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

To act as advocate for patients within the area, to ensure a patient orientated approach to
the delivery of care and to meet standards within the NHS Plan and other relevant guidelines.

To ensure that patients' receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience,
having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines.

Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria
  • RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register
  • To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.

Knowledge Essential criteria
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice

Experience Essential criteria
  • Experience of working on own and in a team
  • Experience of working in the relevant area
  • Experience of co-ordinating a shift.
  • To participate in or provide evidence of completion of preceptorship
  • Is able to administer intravenous drug therapy/ or is willing to work towards this
  • Supervision of junior staff.

Values Based Question Essential criteria
  • Give an example of a time where you have demonstrated a 'can do' attitude (including the situation you were in) and the outcome

Please note that we do not accept applications via CV or recruitment agencies.
This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity.
Applications are welcomed from applicants who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.
We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.
All staff no matter where they work or which age group of patients they work with must be aware of their responsibility to act when they feel a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been or is at risk of abuse.
We are a fully non-smoking Trust. Smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors.
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If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
We wish to stress that no discourtesy is intended in followi

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Job Details

Staff Nurse - Paediatrics

Gillingham, Kent, Englandd Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
20 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021

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