Job role: Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse – Paediatrics.
Job sector: Healthcare.
Job Type: Full-time.
Country: United Kingdom.
Salary: £35,392 – £42,618 per year.
About the Job.
UHB Paediatrics 0-16 Years: Where a passion and career come together! If you fancy a new challenge or are looking to progress your career, then this may be the opportunity you’ve been searching for!
UHB is seeking an enthusiastic Paediatric nurse to join their busy Inpatient Unit at Heartlands Hospital.
We are keen to recruit an experienced nurse who is looking to develop professional leadership and clinical skills within general pediatrics. UHB has a large, Paediatric service run by a friendly, dynamic, talented team of professionals; we deliver high-quality, compassionate care to the local community and beyond. We strive to provide a positive patient experience in a safe environment and we actively promote a family-centered approach to the delivery of care.
We operate a 24-hour, 7-day-a-week shift pattern but are willing to discuss flexible working if this is important for your work-life balance and still meets the requirements of the service and role.
We value our workforce and invest time and energy into providing development opportunities that will enable you to achieve your potential. The trust vision – building healthier lives – underpins our services for children and young people and our approach to developing our services in the future.
If you have the skills for this role and are looking for an exciting new opportunity then please get in touch!
- As a band 6 nurse at UHB you will form part of an established nursing team, you will act as a senior, positive role model for your colleagues, and demonstrate clinical competence and effective leadership skills.
- You will be responsible for coordinating shifts, allocating duties to junior staff members, and ensuring patient safety is prioritized by communicating effectively with all members of the multi-disciplinary team.
- The nurse is required to deputize for the senior sister, ensuring that clinical standards are maintained and that trust policies and procedures are adhered to.
- You will need to be confident or willing to learn how to solve problems, make decisions, and escalate concerns appropriately.
- You will deliver individualized, holistic care to a diverse population, acknowledging the needs of the patient and family.
- You must be skilled in communication so that you can fulfill this requirement effectively.
- As a band 6, you will be required to utilize your organizational skills to assess patient requirements, prioritize workload, allocate skill mix, and support all members of the nursing team.
- Working with the medical team you will ensure patients receive the care they need in an appropriate time scale.
- Children may have urgent critical care needs that require prompt action, you should be confident to respond to these situations and support the team.
- Substantial post-registration experience working in a complex health care setting / Acute NHS care setting supervising /mentoring junior staff.
- Evidence of professional /clinical knowledge in an area supplemented by specialist clinical and or managerial training and CPD.
- Can demonstrate understanding/experience/willingness to be a practice-based supervisor /assessor as detailed in the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) standards for student supervision and assessment.
- Professional portfolio that demonstrates continuing professional development, and evidence of ability to maintain professional registration.
- Relevant and recent clinical experience within the specialty/acute care setting, including the supervision /education of junior staff.
- Experience mentoring undergraduate students.