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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Children and Young People
Band 5
37.5 Hours per week
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University Hospital Lewisham
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum plus HCA
27/03/2018 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

The opportunity has arisen to join our children’s emergency team here at Lewisham hospital. Recently reviewed by CQC and award good in all areas.

The unit comprises of a dedicated 24hrs children’s emergency department. , A 4 bedded PSSU is also attached to this department. It is led by 3 emergency paediatric consultants, 2 sisters and a modern matron. which includes a separate area for young people.

The Children’s Emergency Department is open 24 hrs a day and sees on average 90 - 100 children a day. The department is dynamic and progressive. It has 3 dedicated Children’s Emergency Consultants.

Opportunity now exists for  newly qualified or experienced band 5  children’s trained nurses who would  like  a challenge, respond well to the demands of a busy department and enjoy working at a fast pace  in an environment that is supportive.

The department encourages and supports professional development in the form of Children’s Emergency module and learning in a dedicated Sims centre. In addition a PDN is also available to facilitate learning.

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

Nina Selby on 0208 333 3138 or Robert Cole (Matron) 0208 333 3000, bleep 4907.

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