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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/02/2019.

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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 425-A-19-25336

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£28,050 - £36,444 per annum




Are you currently a Band 5 Paediatric Nurse working within PICU/ HDU? Or a Band 6 Paediatric Nurse looking for new challenges or experiences in your Nursing career?


If you have significant experience within PCCU, hold/ commenced a Critical/ Intensive Care qualification and hold a mentorship qualification or have significant evidence of mentorship in practice , then the band 6 role is the one for you.


As a Band 6 within our Nursing Team, you will need enthusiasm, motivation and a continuing commitment to clinical practice and the delivery of excellent nursing care.


In addition you will experience and develop your leadership skills within a busy unit, also learn more about PCCU’s role within Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation trust. You will demonstrate a willingness to lead agreed projects related to practice and professional development. Successful candidates can expect educational support in their own development as an experienced Critical Care nurse. We have a bespoke education programme delivered by a dedicated PCCU team, which can be tailored to the individuals knowledge, skills and experience.


An experience in extended therapies such as CVVH, HFOV, and Nitric Oxide is desirable, although support is given/ updated where necessary. Cannulation, venepuncture and other extended roles are an advantage.


The Band 6 Nurse will be expected to contribute to the educational needs of new starters, critical care course students and pre registration student nurses. In addition to provide support for senior staff on a daily basis.


The band 6 role within PCCU is an excellent development role and will enable you to progress to team leading within HDU and overall shift coordination, under Band 7 supervision.


The Children’s hospital in Sheffield is one of only four stand alone children’s hospitals in the UK, and we are also a regional Major Trauma site, incorporating expert Neurosurgical, Neuroscience and Orthopaedic departments. The hospital is also undergoing an exciting transformation, with state of the art departments and wards to take us into the future.


A good understanding and undertaking of Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust Values is essential to this role.







Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has very close links with both City Universities, and have recently been very instrumental in setting up and facilitating an Advanced Nurse Practitioner course with Sheffield University. The trust also hosts Embrace Infant & Paediatric Transport service, which PCCU works closely with.



For further information please contact Sister Tracey Baker;, or Sister Rachael Saxby,, or telephone 01142717119



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 (£49). 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.

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

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