There has never been a more exciting time to join the paediatric workforce in the emergency department (ED) at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).We are looking for enthusiastic and committed registered nurses to join our expanding team.
Our children’s ED and the paediatric assessment have recently joined to make our new children’s emergency and trauma department.If you’re a registered children’s nurse with an interest in emergency care–this is a great time to join our team.
Within a large teaching hospital we’re also the regional children’s major trauma centre. The new children’s emergency and trauma centre is anticipated to see approximately 30,000 children and young people. The purpose build service is a standalone department offering the following facilities – an 11 trolley acute illness and injury service, a safe room, eight bedded children short stay, children’s X-ray within the service, a treatment/procedural room.
If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.
As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.
As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.
UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
You will form an integral part of our multi-disciplinary team providing excellent, high quality care to our paediatric population. You will be providing a high standard of individualised patient care demonstrating the Trust values through your work.
We are looking for motivated and passionate nurses to join our friendly and dynamic team. This is a fast paced environment so excellent organisational and prioritisation of care skills are essential. If you are able to demonstrate a kind and compassionate attitude with a desire to provide effective and efficient care this is the place for you!
The department has a reputation for innovation and development and welcomes new ideas. We offer excellent learning opportunities to support your commitment to your professional development and that of others. Strong nursing leadership includes a dedicated matron, consultant nurses and advanced practitioners to guide and support you. Every member of the team has a responsibility to safeguard and protect both adults and children and the trust is committed to all safeguarding legislation.
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.
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