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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/09/2020.

Paediatric ED Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 264-2535188-MED

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Care / Paediatrics
Kettering General Hospital, Kettering
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum/pro rota

An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen within our Children's Emergency Department Team.

Following the relocation of the Children's Emergency Department, we are now looking to expand our team.

Choosing a nursing career within our Children's Emergency Department team means:

  • Joining a dynamic and friendly team that thrives on providing high quality care for infants, children, young people and their families
  • Working within a recently relocated Children's Emergency Department
  • Joining a team that embraces innovation and improvement
  • Working within a team that is committed to supporting your development

We are looking for experienced Children's Nurses who are enthusiastic and passionate about Children's Emergency Care.

As part of this role, you will be a clinical role model and advocate for your patients. You will work closely with the Senior Nursing Team to continue to move the service forwards and implement improvements in practice to ensure the best experience and outcomes for our patients and their families. You will encourage and empower other team members to develop both personally and professionally to achieve their maximum potential whilst also using your experience to provide clinical leadership.

As a Deputy Emergency Department Sister/ Charge Nurse in the Emergency Department you will need:

  • To be a Registered Children's Nurse
  • Have a minimum of 2-3 years experience within Emergency or Acute Children's Nursing
  • Have experience and training in the initial assessment / triage of infants, children and young people
  • Be EPALS (or equivalent) trained or willing to undertake the training
  • Have evidence of continuing professional development including having competencies in Emergency Care
  • To be an exceptional communicator
  • To be willing to drive innovative practice within an Emergency Care setting
  • To be able to participate in a 24/7 roster within the Emergency Department

For further details / informal visits contact:


Charlie Nunn

Job title Paediatric ED Sister

Email address

Telephone number 01536 492440

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you via a TRAC system account.

Please submit your application as soon as possible; we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. This includes members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, especially in relation to senior posts within at KGH.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process. Including factual reference, occupational health clearance and statutory and mandatory training record.

If your role requires you to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining this (£50).This amount will be reclaimed from your first salary. It is also recommended that following your DBS check you subscribe to the DBS update service.

Please note that news starters with KGH are subject to a six month probationary period.

"Safeguarding is everyone's business. KGH considers safeguarding a priority amongst its citizen's and a key value for all employed to the service."

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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