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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/06/2021.

Staff Nurse/ODP

Job Reference: 425-A-21-52031

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

PACU (Post Anaesthetic Care Unit) & TAU (Theatre Admissions Unit)

Band 5 Staff Nurses (Experienced and Newly Qualified) & ODP’s

(Rotational Posts)

Full Time/Part Time/Temporary & Permanent Positions available

An exciting opportunity has arisen for friendly, experienced, hardworking, motivated, flexible and enthusiastic Staff Nurses (newly qualified or experienced) and ODP’s to join the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) and the Theatre Admissions Unit (TAU) Teams at the Sheffield Children’s Hospital. We have permanent, full time and part time hours available. The posts are rotational between PACU and TAU delivering pre and post-operative nursing care to children, young people and their families.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is one of only four dedicated children’s hospital trusts in the UK and provides integrated healthcare for children and young people, including community and mental health care as well as acute and specialist services. TAU and PACU are fast paced and have a high volume of patients, providing a pivotal role with the Theatres department and has vital links with the emergency department, surgical wards, radiology and critical care unit.

Keeping children and young people at the heart of what we do drives us to look at new ways of working. Successful applicants will be involved in providing high quality care and improving the patient and parent experience.

Current opening times;

PACU: Monday – Friday, 0800 - 2200 hrs: Weekends & Bank Holidays – 0930 -1800 hrs.

TAU: Monday – Friday, 0730 - 2000 hrs

Shift times vary between both departments to meet service needs.

If you believe you have the personal qualities and experience to join the friendly, caring and dynamic PACU and TAU teams in supporting and delivering excellent and up to date care and would like more information, please contact: Wendy Congreve, Unit Manager on 0114 2717252 or 2717343



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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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