The Paediatric infectious diseases, outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy, and intravenous access service at Southampton Children’s Hospital is looking for a Specialist Nurse who is highly motivated and dynamic to join our service on a part time basis (22.5 hours per week). This will be a progressive Band 6 Specialist Nurse training post to Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist; in which set competencies, experiences and qualifications will need to be achieved to gain the Band 7.
We are looking to recruit to our team of 3 Consultants and 3 Clinical Nurse Specialists, working across the children’s hospital and community services in the south of England, to provide specialist advice and expertise in the management and treatment of childhood infection. Our team currently offers a 7-day-a-week service, and we are looking to recruit an experienced, adaptable and enthusiastic children’s nurse with a keen interest in paediatric infection and specialist IV access to join us.
You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.
To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.
Our service oversees antibiotic stewardship within the acute hospital setting, coordinates a nurse-led daily ambulatory antibiotic clinic, provides packages for home IV antibiotics and leads the paediatric IV access service across Southampton Children’s Hospital.
Band 7 (in addition to Band 6 role):
We are looking for candidates that:-
Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.