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Deputy Sister / Charge Nurse - Clinical Development Nurse

Job Reference: 164-927143

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Neonatal Services
Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham
£26,565 - £35,577 Per Annum

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An opportunity has arisen within the Neonatal Service for an experienced clinical development nurse.

You are a qualified in speciality neonatal nurse with recent mentorship experience and a passion for staff education and development. In this role you will develop your teaching and mentorship skills in the clinical area and the classroom, inducting nursing and midwifery students and new staff nurses to medical and surgical neonatal nursing. Working as part of our Practice Development Team you will facilitate study days, develop learning packages, implement change in clinical practice and gain audit experience; 20% of your working time is non-clinical to support these activities. You will also develop team management skills as Nurse in Charge within a regional surgical neonatal service, taking charge on a regular basis.

You are a role model and ambassador for high standards of clinical practice and professional behaviour. You’ll need to be able to take the lead and act on your own initiative, to assess and plan how to meet goals and objectives for yourself, learners and the neonatal service.You will have good communication skills and demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with families and within the multidisciplinary team both verbally and in writing. You will be able to give constructive feedback to all multidisciplinary team members to effect ongoing and continuous improvement in patient safety and the quality of patient care.

The Neonatal Service delivers care across two sites at the City and QMC Campuses. As a lead centre of the Trent Perinatal Network, we offer medical and surgical intensive care for extremely premature and very sick neonates. Our aim is for babies to be treated in the right place at the right time by a skilled and knowledgeable multi-disciplinary team with the family at the centre of this care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ellen Cutler, Acting PDM, ext 56205 (email

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date should we have an overwhelming response to this advert.

For more information about our organisation and the opportunities available, please visit our website.

All new employees starting work at NUH will be subject to a DBS check and liable for the cost (£49 for enhanced, £31 for standard, £30 for basic).

The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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