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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/08/2021.

Paediatric Nurse

Job Reference: J314-A-21-0860

Partnering Health
£30.00 per hour

We are looking for an experienced Paediatric Nurse to provide high quality advice and support to PHL services, working independently via remote telephone triage and assessment, you will be accountable for delivering safe, clinical decision-making and expert care to a high standard. Acting within your professional boundaries, your duties will include all (or part) of the patient journey including initial history taking; remote clinical assessment; diagnosis; care planning and treatment; prescribing medication and evaluation of their care.

Paediatric Nurse Responsibilities:

  • Assess undifferentiated patients between the ages of 0-18 with a range of acute, non-acute and chronic medical conditions. Take history, make appropriate physical examinations (if face to face), formulate differential diagnoses and carry through management treatment plans using prescribing or PGD’s when working in a clinic or home visit environment.
  • Formulate a management plan for the patient, where appropriate consider remote prescribing. And/or to use other sources of healthcare professionals (such as GP or Pharmacists) to if required to support diagnosis or next course of action
  • Operate in an environment where communication skills are well developed. These will include dealing with patients where diagnostic, listening, empathetic and reassurance skills are required.
  • Undertake effective multidisciplinary liaison across the primary/secondary care interface and PHL Clinical and Operational Team.

Paediatric Nurse Key Skills and Experience:

  • Registered with NMC / HCPC
  • 3 years’ experience working in a paediatric based setting and remote clinical assessment.
  • At least 5 years year’s post qualified
  • You must be competent at taking a clinical history face to face and on the telephone, excluding red flags and undertake a physical examination of the patient for patients presenting with undifferentiated conditions

All applicants must comply with the Working time directive when working as a bank worker for PHL. This will also apply if the candidate has multiple employers.

The benefits

As well as a rewarding career, development opportunities and a competitive salary, you will also enjoy a generous holiday allowance and the opportunity to join the company pension scheme.

Due to the high volume of applications received we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates. If your application is of interest to us, we will normally contact you within 2 weeks of receiving your application.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £23.46-£30.50 per hour

We are committed to equality and diversity in both the provision of our services and how we recruit and manage our employees. Applications are encouraged from everyone with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR regulations 2018.

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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