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Senior Staff Nurse - Children's Emergency Department

Employer
Lewisham and Greenwich
Location
University Hospital Lewisham, London
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
14 Oct 2021
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We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Senior Staff Nurse

RSCN/RN [Child Branch]

Band 6

Full Time 37.5 hrs per week

Children's Emergency Department, Lewisham

Children and Young People

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual with excellent clinical skills and ED experience to enhance their skills as a band 6 in ED.

The successful candidate would take charge in the busy ED on a shift by shift basis and also be expected to work streaming/TW shifts to enhance the skill mix at triage.

As a Band 6 nurse you will be responsible for the day to day flow of the department by ensuring the standards of care are met for children and their family / carers whilst in the emergency department, including delegation and deployment of the nursing team in the absence of a band 7.

You will be responsible for managing the shift ensuring the safety of both patients and their families and the nursing team, teaching both nursing students and qualified nurses, escalation of concerns as per department policy and working towards targets such as the 4 hour breach. Responsibilities also include liaising with the multidisciplinary team and providing leadership to nursing colleagues. You will be expected to have excellent clinical and communication skills.

The successful candidate will be able to work all shifts.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Laura Crome (Interim Matron) 02083333138 or 02083333000 bleep 4600, Candia St Clair or Clare Gray (Sisters) 02083333138 for more information.

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For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.

Mandatory vaccination in care homes - from the 11th of November 2021, there is a legal requirement that all staff working in or deployed into a CQC regulated care home must be fully vaccinated (received both doses of a recognised vaccine). If your role is covered by the regulation, you are required to proof of full vaccination as part of your pre-employment checks.

If you have a disability which makes completing an application form difficult please contact:

For substantive Non Clinical roles Non Medical Recruitment on 020 8836 5770; for Clinical roles at QEH Medical Staffing on 020 8836 6777/6749, Clinical roles at UHL call 020 8333 3215, 020 8333 3147, for Temporary Staffing roles, please contact Bank Recruitment Office on 020 8836 6825/5302, quoting the vacancy reference number.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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