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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 425-A-19-27293

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum


Newly Qualified & Experienced BAND 5 STAFF NURSES

Divisions of Surgery & Medicine

Salary will be pro rata'd for part time hours

There are vacancies within the Division of Surgery & Critical Care and the Division of Medicine for Band 5 Staff Nurses, to join our nursing teams within the Surgical Wards and Departments. 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 an exciting New Ward Development replacing some of our old wards, which have given us high quality patient accommodation in new Medical and Surgical wards.

We have a range of vacancies available, in a variety of areas. Contract options include permanent positions with full and part time hours. This advert is aimed at band 5 staff nurses with experience, and at student nurses who are due to qualify in August/September 2019.

Please specify your preference for clinical areas and contract option on the application form if possible.

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 & 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 and also CWAMHS patients.

Ward 5 - Caring for neurosurgical and neuro-medical patients requiring specialised care

Ward 6 - Haematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant Regional Centre.

Theatre Admission Unit - Caring for children undergoing general anaesthetic/surgical procedures.

Post Anaesthetic Care Unit - Post-Anaesthetic Care staff nurses

PCCU - Caring for children requiring either ICU or HDU level care

NSU - Caring for Neonatal Surgical patients

For further information please contact, Kate Sanderson, Matron for Surgery & Critical Care on 0114 2767986, or email



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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