Sister

Band 6

Main area
Neonatal unit
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
188-NM350-C
Site
Southampton General Hospital
Town
Southampton
Salary
£26,565 - £35,577 pa
Closing
06/06/2018 23:59

We are looking for a registered nurse or midwife with a post-registration qualification in neonatal nursing to join us as a sister in within our women and newborn care group. The successful applicant will provide a leadership role and be a skilled member of the neonatal team, both within the neonatal unit and on transfers.

You will:

  • be self-motivated, capable, caring and dynamic,
  • have the ability to prioritise your workload,
  • be able demonstrate your ability to lead,
  • have a proven track record of clinical excellence, and
  • have a teaching or mentorship qualification.

We will offer you continued education, opportunities in specialist care covering the full ITU spectrum of services and the chance to work in a supportive and satisfying team.

We provide intensive, high and special care to babies and families from across the South coast and Channel Islands in the hospital, as a transport service and at home. Our tertiary centre supports over 6000 deliveries per annum and is host to the high-risk obstetric and fetal medicine services.

In 2016 our neonatal unit became the first in the country to gain the official BLISS Family Friendly Accreditation Scheme (BFFAS) for our family-centred care for sick and premature babies.

We provide the full range of medical and surgical intensive care and directly support the care of newborn infants with complex conditions referred to all paediatric sub-specialities.

We have been recently rated ‘Good’ by the CQC, and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey the Trust ranked fifth in the country for staff engagement, top ten for staff feeling happy with the standard of care provided, and top ten for staff would recommend the trust as a place to work.

Our values of Patients First, Always Improving and Working Together are at the heart of everything we do ensuring we inspire, develop and support every member of our team, living our values; every patient, every colleague, every day.

If you share our values and want to know more about this opportunity, please apply using the form below, or contact our Matron Fiona Lawson by email on fiona.lawson@uhs.nhs.uk if you have any questions or would like to arrange an informal visit.  

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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