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Job summary

Main area
A & E
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (37.5 per week,Full time)
Job ref
337-NP-4623MM-K
Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Northwick Park Hospital
Town
Harrow
Salary
£38,762 - £45,765 per annum inclusive HCAS
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
06/10/2022 23:59

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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Paed Senior Staff Nurse

Band 6

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.  

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

LNWUH is a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Please speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.  If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Job overview

We are delighted to offer the opportunity for a Band 6  Paeds Senior nurse to come and join our  Emergency department. We need an experienced, highly motivated individuals who can work with our team of clinicians to deliver high quality patient care, whilst being able to support junior staff.

We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic and possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work and lead effectively within a multidisciplinary team in an innovative Emergency Department.

Main duties of the job


We are looking for an experienced professional Paeds nurses who are looking for a genuine opportunity to demonstrate their managerial skills. You must have the ability to ‘think on your feet’ to meet the challenges of this exciting and dynamic role. We have a very busy Paeds ED and this is supported with a children's observation unit.  We support young people accessing our department  and services and have the added benefit of the St Giles team (youth workers) who are based in our department.

The post holder will be supported by the two ED Matrons and a Head of Nursing all of whom are responsible for leading the ED Teams. Alongside 2 full time Practise Development Nurses.

Our Emergency Department sees over 100,000 patients a year and over 100 LAS attendances per day, and have an integrated Paediatric Emergency Department, which also supports young people and adolescents, with support from ST Giles, Safeguarding, CAMHS and Young People for Brent and Harrow, and an Urgent Care Centre on site.  We are the tertiary referral centre for Vascular, Stroke, ENT & Max fax

 In the department we are supported by various different multidisciplinary teams, such as STARRs and  Frality team, to enhance patient experience and care

If you would to come and work in a friendly, busy demanding area then this could be the emergency department for you !

Working for our organisation

We are looking for an experienced professional Paeds nurses who are looking for a genuine opportunity to demonstrate their managerial skills. You must have the ability to ‘think on your feet’ to meet the challenges of this exciting and dynamic role. We have a very busy Paeds ED and this is supported with a children's observation unit.  We support young people accessing our department  and services and have the added benefit of the St Giles team (youth workers) who are based in our department.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

We are delighted to offer the opportunity for a Band 6  Paeds Senior nurse to come and join our  Emergency department. We need an experienced, highly motivated individuals who can work with our team of clinicians to deliver high quality patient care, whilst being able to support junior staff.

We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic and possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work and lead effectively within a multidisciplinary team in an innovative Emergency Department.

We are looking for an experienced professional Paeds nurses who are looking for a genuine opportunity to demonstrate their managerial skills. You must have the ability to ‘think on your feet’ to meet the challenges of this exciting and dynamic role. We have a very busy Paeds ED and this is supported with a children's observation unit.  We support young people accessing our department  and services and have the added benefit of the St Giles team (youth workers) who are based in our department.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Need to be a Qualified Paediatric nurse
  • Degree
  • Recognised Teaching Course
  • Precetorship
Desirable criteria
  • A&E course

Skills & Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to assess, plan and manage care for a group of patients
  • Be a safe and competent practitioner
Desirable criteria
  • Supervisory skills
  • Management of Staff
  • Able to manage an area within the emergency department

Experience

Essential criteria
  • 6 months experience in acute ward
  • 18 months experience in A&E nursing
  • Mentor to student nurses
Desirable criteria
  • HDU/ITU

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Helen Imaya
Job title
Lead Paed Nurse
Email address
heleniyama@nhs.net
Telephone number
02088692108
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