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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/07/2020.

Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse Paediatric Outpatient Department

Job Reference: 312-RB-0254

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Brompton Hospital London SW3 6NP
£37,638 - £44,780 pa Inc. HCAS

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.

We are passionate about what we do and the patients we serve. We are an equal opportunities employer and our patients are rich in diversity. We recruit to ensure we build a similarly diverse mix across our workforce. We are a values led organisation and we are rightly proud of our world class reputation and our people.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Paediatric outpatient department at the Royal Brompton Hospital and Harefield hospital as a Paediatric Senior Staff Nurse.


  • The post will be permanent


  • Full time - Monday to Friday but with plans to provide a 6 day service as required


  • Band 6


The children outpatient’s department at RBH is a dynamic and busy environment seeing children with respiratory and cardiac conditions. We are looking for a professional role model to lead and co-ordinate the Paediatric outpatient team. You will be responsible and accountable for the management and organisation of the paediatric outpatient department (POPD). You will manage the delivery of care to children with congenital and acquired heart diseases plus chronic and acute respiratory disease and their families whilst in the outpatient department. The team also consists of an Associate Practitioner, play assistant, Health Care Assistant as well as receptionists. The children come from long distances to receive specialist care for their heart or lung disease, needing compassion and understanding. Clinics are supported by a multidisciplinary team including clinical nurse specialists. Due to COVID-19 the department is continuing to adapt to meet the changing demands of patient and staff safety.


We are ideally looking for a children’s nurse with some previous experience of caring for children with cardiac and / or respiratory disease and an understanding of the impact of chronic disease. We expect a commitment to developing the service and support nursing research. There are excellent opportunities for further education.


We will look forward to welcoming the successful candidate to our team.


Closing date: 14th July 2020

Interview date: 20st July 2020

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Pippa Hall on: 0207 351 8714 or email



Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Trust has a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities . Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

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