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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/10/2020.

Sister - Paediatrics

Job Reference: 394-191WC20

Employer:
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Paediatrics
Location:
Hillingdon, Hillingdon
Salary:
£36,070 - £42,712 per annum incl of HCAA

The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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WOMEN & CHILDREN’S SERVICES – PAEDIATRIC UNIT – PETER PAN WARD

BAND 6 CHARGE NURSE / SISTER

RSCN/RN (CHILD) ESSSENTIAL

37.5 Hours Per Week (Internal Rotation)

Permanent post

Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic Paediatric Nurse who enjoys working as part of an innovative and CQC rated ‘Good’ Paediatric Team? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

We are dynamic and friendly multidisciplinary team of skilled and highly motivated staff who provide high quality care to children with a wide variety of conditions including medical, surgical, orthopaedics, diabetes and oncology. We serve both our local population and surrounding boroughs, receiving patients through our paediatric emergency department as well as children from Heathrow airport.

The paediatric department at The Hillingdon Hospital consists of a 23-bedded general medical and surgical ward, which includes a level 1 POSCU. We also have a 5-bedded paediatric day care unit and a paediatric outpatients department. The paediatric department also consists of our award winning, dedicated diabetes team, and respiratory and allergy team. In addition we have a strong specialist nurse workforce in areas such epilepsy and transition which support all children’s services. We also have close links with the paediatric community nursing team; the paediatric emergency department; our level two neonatal unit and child development centre.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, enthusiastic and possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills to join our fantastic paediatric team. If you are a passionate and caring paediatric nurse who is team oriented, patient focussed, and ready for new and exciting challenges to develop your career, there are many opportunities for you here at Hillingdon. We can offer a supportive environment to help you develop and consolidate new competencies and are committed to helping you realise your potential. You will have a minimum of two years’ experience at band 5. Through personalised training and development plans, dedicated practice educators and generous study leave, we can offer you:

  • Professional development tailored to your individual needs
  • Opportunities to undertake short courses
  • Internal and External study days
  • Career progression

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

Interview Date: TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameChris MannJob titleMatronEmail addresschris.mann4@nhs.netTelephone number01895 279507




We welcome applications from overseas. Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

Once a sufficient number of applications have been received the vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing down date. All contracts are issued under Agenda for Change Terms & Conditions of employment and all posts are subject to appropriate job matching or evaluation process, where indicated. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population. Please note that all candidates at risk in London and going through the NHS London Redeployment scheme are to be given priority as part of the recruitment process where their application meets the essential criteria for the role.

Please note: If you do not meet the requirements for the role or have specific registration where required then your application will be automatically rejected.

If you do not hear from within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume you are unsuccessful.

The Hillingdon Hospital will use the information provided primarily for the purposes of managing your employment within the Trust.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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