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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 425-A-20-46656

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata for part time

Newly Qualified and Experienced


There are vacancies within the Division of MEDicine and Surgery & Critical Care for Band 5 staff nurses to join our nursing teams in various departments across the Trust.

Sheffield Children’s NHS FT is a specialised Paediatric Hospital and a Centre of Excellence with our services amongst the best in the country. We have a range of vacancies with contract options to include permanent positions across the Trust, rotational positions across Divisions, with full and part time hours available. Please specify your contract option (ie; full time/part time/rotational/ward/unit) on the application form if possible.

This advert is aimed at both Newly Qualified Staff Nurses who are able to start in March 21 and Experienced Band 5 staff nurses.

Applicants must be Paediatric Nurses and MUST hold RSCN/ RN Child registration with NMC.

You should have good communication skills and a commitment towards personal and professional development. Full orientation and support will be given to successful candidates and we have an outstanding Band 5 development programme.

The Trust wards and departments contain the following areas:

  • Ward 1, ENT, renal, gastrointestinal and max fax surgery.
  • Ward 2 and Burns, orthopaedic, limb reconstruction, spinal, Burns and plastic surgery
  • Ward 3, caring for children from 0-16yrs, both with a wide spectrum of acute and chronic medical conditions and also CWAMHS patients.
  • Ward 4, caring for children from 0-16yrs with a wide spectrum of acute and chronic medical conditions
  • Ward 5, caring for neurosurgical and neuro-medical patients requiring specialised care
  • Ward 6, Haematology/Oncology patients and Bone Marrow Transplant regional centre.
  • PCCU, caring for children requiring either ICU or HDU level care
  • NSU, caring for neonatal surgical patients
  • Emergency Department

For further information please contact, Joanne Reid-Roberts, Ward 3 Ward Manager and Amy Weston, Ward 4 Ward Manager 0114 3053269 or 0114 3053086.


All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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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