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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/05/2019.

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Staff Nurse - Paediatrics

Job Reference: 431-WAC-6618-B

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Basildon Hospital, Basildon
£24,214 - £30,112 PA Pro

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative and dynamic place to work. Our values - safe, caring, excellent – are at the core of everything we do and are the basis for our interactions with patients and each other.

The Trust is rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission who described our services as effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Basildon Hospital was the first in the country to be rated as ‘outstanding’ for maternity care and our ambition is to become ‘outstanding’ in as many services as possible over the coming months and years.

We offer an extensive range of acute healthcare services at Basildon University Hospital, Orsett Hospital and the St Andrew’s Centre in Billericay. We also provide specialist cardiothoracic services for the whole of Essex and further afield at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, which has a reputation for leading developments in cardiac surgery and cardiology procedures.

We work collaboratively with our NHS partners in mid and south Essex to ensure that local people have access to the best possible healthcare services.

We are part of UCLPartners, an academic health and science partnership with over 40 members who together form one of the world’s leading centres of medical innovation and education. We offer a professional environment where all staff have excellent education, coaching, mentoring, training and development opportunities.

We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to working as part of our healthcare team delivering an excellent, caring service to patients.

Take a look our Trust values video on our website and see if you have what it takes to be one of the team!

Want to be an inspirational Children’s Nurse?

Come and join our team at Basildon and help us now reach ‘Outstanding’.

Basildon Paediatric Unit has undergone a significant amount of change over the last few years and, under new senior leadership and management, achieved a ‘Good’ CQC outcome from its inspection in March 2014. Basildon Paediatric Unit continues to develop and expand with exciting new challenges that lay ahead for all the team.

Our Paediatric Unit has a 20 bed ward caring for children and young people aged 0-16 years with both medical and surgical conditions including Cystic Fibrosis, Oncology, Sickle Cell and Diabetes; a Level 2 Neonatal Unit; a dedicated children’s outpatient department and a Children’s Accident & Emergency Department with a co-located Paediatric Assessment Unit.

We truly believe in empowered, dynamic nurses that can help us to deliver excellent care and provide the best experience for our patients. We put children, young people and their families at the heart of all we do and support our nursing and support staff with bespoke training and development opportunities to help them achieve this goal.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic children’s nurse to come and join our Paediatric unit.

We are continually looking to develop our service this includes developing a number of extended nurse competencies and roles within the service, as well as working with commissioners and community colleagues regarding patient pathways using a true multi-disciplinary approach.
For further details / informal visits contact:

Suzanne Reynolds

01268 524900 ex 8163/ blp 6897

BTUH is an equal opportunities employer. Please let us know if you have any special requirements regarding your application or possible interview.

All communication regarding the post will be sent electronically and we would appreciate that you check your junk or spam folders. We will be in contact with candidates where possible however, if you have not been contacted within 14 days from closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.

We have a range of benefits applicable to staff so please look at the BTUH website for futher information.

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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