SCBU Deputy Sister / Charge Nurse - Huntingdon
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you a motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious Neonatal Nurse? Then we would love to hear from you. We are the Special Care Baby Unit based at Hinchingbrooke Hospital.
Our Neonatal unit provides 2 high dependency cots and 8 special care cots, along side SCBU and a neonatal outreach service is also available. The unit currently provides short term intensive care, high dependency care and special care. Our team is highly skilled and knowledgeable professionals, who are passionate about delivering a provision of high quality service to babies and their families.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated neonatal nurse (RGN/RSCN/Child Branch) with post registration neonatal intensive care qualification) to join our friendly experienced team. You will have excellent clinical and communication skills. The successful candidate will lead/coordinate shifts, be able to work well independently and within the team.
They will also enjoy teaching and supporting junior staff as well as pre-registration student nurses.
This post involves a day/night rotation.
If you are and overseas candidate wishing to apply and would require sponsorship, you can determine the likelihood of obtaining a CoS for this post by assessing your circumstances against criteria specified on the gov.uk website
Our teams work hard to be flexible and promote a health work/home life balance and so agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the Trust. Talk to the Recruiting Manager about what this means in practice for you.
Your package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here area few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:
- Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
- Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidays
- Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial year
- In-house Physiotherapy Services
- Career development and training opportunities
- Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling services
- Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurants
- Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light Card
If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia .
- Be self- motivating in ensure the delivery of effective and sensitive evidence based care to a high standard at all times.
- To act as a role model to more junior members of the team.
- Be confident and competent in all areas of nursing practice within sphere of responsibility, enabling delivery of total patient care.
- Assess the needs of patients within the clinical area, plan and implement individualised holistic nursing care.
- To act as an advocate for patients wherever they are within the Trust and hospital setting and to advise colleagues on all matters concerning the nursing care of patients.
- Play an active role in health promotion activities.
- Ensure that Trust policies and procedures are complied with within the unit, informing the ward manager of matters, which affect the implementation of the agreed policies.
- Ensure that standards recommended by professional bodies such as the NMC are adhered to and upheld within the unit. Comply with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and Scope of Professional practice.
For further information please see the attached job description and personal specification.
Education and Qualification
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).