Staff Nurse - Paediatrics

Band 5

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Band 5
Full and part time hours available
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151-Recruitment-Ward 24
Wexham Park Hospital
£23,234 - £30,183 pro rata per annum incl HCA
04/03/2018 23:59

Frimley Health is a Trust where great care and great careers go hand in hand. We’re three hospitals working closely with each other and with the communities we serve in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire  - our organisation has brought Heatherwood and Wexham hospitals into the fold of Frimley Park Hospital and its wider community services.

You’ll find the highest standards of clinical excellence across our locations and a friendly, supportive, open culture that brings everyone together. For our team it means a great day-to-day working experience – in a Trust with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future. The investment and changes ahead make this an exciting place to be. You can play your part in delivering exceptional patient care, while continuing to grow, develop and progress through first class learning and training.

  • Are you a newly qualified Nurse or experienced Nurse looking for an exciting new challenge?
  • Are you willing to embrace change in a positive dimension?
  • Would you like to acquire new ways to deliver the highest quality and safest care to children, young people and their families within an experienced and friendly team?

    If your answer is YES to the above then our Paediatrics ward at Wexham Park Hospital is the ideal place for you!

We are pleased to announce that we are holding an open Nurse Recruitment day at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust for our paediatric department!

If this seems like the perfect opportunity for you please apply via this vacancy, if successful you will then be contacted to attend our open day on Saturday 10th March 2018.

About our Team

We have a unique, friendly, innovative and dynamic team who are delighted to be responsible for Children’s Ward and young people from across East Berkshire and some of South Bucks with general medical and surgical conditions including respiratory, oncology, haematology, orthopaedic, ENT, plastics, urology and oral surgery specialities from 5 days to 18 years old.

We have 24 inpatient and 5 dedicated high dependency beds, as well as a 6 bedded day surgery area and a Childrens rapid assessment/observation area taking GP, A&E and referrals from other healthcare professionals and from those children on permanent open access and you will have an opportunity to rotate throughout these areas. The ward was awarded good in our last CQC inspection and the ward has also recently gone through a complete refurbishment.

We have close links with our Childrens Outpatient Department, Paediatric A+E and our Children’s Community Nursing Teams as well as our regional Children’s Hospital in Oxford.

If this is something that inspires you, then we look forward to welcoming you to our team and you can start to make a difference to the children, young people and their families that we care for.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Pippa Parnell (Senior Sister) or Natalie Hughes (Deputy Senior Sister) on 634623

If you have problems applying, contact

01753 634395