Paediatric Registered Nurse


Job Description

PaediatricRegistered Nurse- Band 5

Job Title:PaediatricRegistered Nurse

Trust:Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Wards Covered:Paediatric wards at QMC


Day:£17.04 per hour

Saturday/Night:£22.05 per hour

Sunday/Bank Holiday:£27.14 per hour

We are seekingPaediatric Registered Nurseswho are motivated and enthusiastic with excellent communication and team working skills to join our bank.

The role:

The role may involve, but not be limited to you performing the following:

  • Assessing and monitoring patient conditions
  • Checking symptoms and vital signs and arranging diagnostic tests
  • Recognising, responding to, and managing emergency situations
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate standards of evidence-based nursing care
  • Preparing paediatric patients for operations and procedures
  • Administering intravenous drips or different types of medication
  • Delivering excellent post-surgical care to paediatric patients
  • Assisting in clinics, minor operations, and recovery
  • Co-ordinating with the Paediatric Lead
  • Working with patients' families and carers, to discuss the care and condition of the paediatric patient
  • Recognising deterioration in the physical or mental condition of a patient and taking appropriate action / escalation
  • Checking and using specialised equipment such as monitors and ventilators
  • Displaying excellent analytical ability and sound decision making in changing clinical situations
  • Recognising limitations and escalating concerns
  • Assisting in the development of new staff, students, and colleagues
  • Working as an effective team member and promoting team and interdisciplinary relationships

Skills and responsibilities:

In order to apply for this post, youmustbe a registered children’s nurse and have a minimum of 6 months experience in a similar role held within the last 2 years. Main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Undertake and documents a comprehensive, systematic and accurate nursing assessment of the physical social and spiritual needs of the patients where appropriate.
  • Creates and utilises opportunities to promote health and well-being of patients in their care.
  • Leads a nursing team to manage a group of patients throughout a shift.
  • Working within the NMC Guidelines and Trust Policies recognising one’s own abilities and limitations.
  • Maintain a good standard of communication with the multi-disciplinary team and respect the confidentiality of patients, relatives and colleagues.

If you feel that you do not meet these criteria but would like to talk this through with us, then please email us at [email protected]

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits:

  • Competitive Pay Rates- work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of shifts at your Trust Access to shifts before they are available to agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle Take control of when you want to work
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it 24/7 365 days Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 126,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over£70 millioneach year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

How to apply

Please complete the application on NHS jobs for this role.

For more information, simply get in touch with Fiona Lindo or Yasmin Castle at [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.


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