Paediatric Staff Nurse - Emergency Department (A&E)

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
20 May 2020
18 Jun 2020

Job Description

Paediatric Staff Nurse - Emergency Department (A&E)

Are you an experienced staff nurse ready to take the next step in your career? Or are you a staff nurse looking for a new challenge in a supportive environment? Are you caring, compassionate and motivated?

Within a Trust that has been awarded 'Outstanding' by the CQC for the second time running, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC) is one of the most established and cutting-edge Children's Hospitals in the UK.

This is your opportunity to join us on our journey and become a part of our talented and passionate team.

We currently have vacancies for nurses with at least 12 months experience in our Children's Emergency Department for autumn 2020 start date. Permanent and 6 months fixed term contract opportunities are available.

Our standalone Children's Emergency Department treats approximately 40,000 children per year. We have a 5 bedded resuscitation area with a 12 cubicle within or majors area we also have 4 fast flow for our minor injuries. As the paediatric major trauma centre for the south west of England we regularly receive patients by air ambulance .

We are currently holding interviews virtually with an option for an informal phone call first.

The ideal candidate for the role will:
  • Be able to develop their clinical skills and participate in continuing their professional development
  • Have experience in solving problems and using their initiative
  • Be able to communicate and work together in a multidisciplinary team
  • Have experience in triage or resuscitation.

In return for your hard work you will receive the following benefits:
  • Working within an internationally renowned Children's Hospital
  • Opportunities for education and development
  • Our own Faculty of Children's Nurse Education
  • Working in a department with emphasis on staff well-being and socials.
  • Opportunities to rotate to other critical care or inpatient areas
  • Minimum of 262.5 hours holiday per annum (increasing with length of service)
  • Industry leading pension scheme
  • Access to discounts in a multitude of local and national outlets.
  • Working in a friendly hospital with good support and well-being initiatives

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.

  • Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form. Due to high volumes of applications, vacancies may be closed before the closing date.
  • As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
  • When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
  • All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to University Hospital Bristol employees.

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