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Hospital Play Specialist

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-19-456

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Women & Children's
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
£18,813 - £23,761 pa

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Acute Children’s Services

Job Title: Temporary Play Specialist, Children’s Ward

Band: 3/4 dependent on qualification

Hours: Full Time (part time hours considered)

(Maternity Leave Cover)

Do you hold the Hospital Play Specialist Qualification or do you possess the correct skill set?

Then we have the job for you,

This post will cover the maternity leave of one of our team

We are looking for an individual who possesses the skills and enthusiasm to contribute to the ongoing development of this service coupled with a commitment to personal development.

If you have the experience and desire to improve services for our children and young people then this will be the challenge for you.

This position will offer the successful candidate an ability to build upon existing skills and knowledge, whilst working within a friendly developing team with a vision for constantly changing and improving children’s services within a dynamic DGH.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Smith - Ward Sister, Children’s Ward /PAU.

Telephone Number: 0151 604 7157

Email Address:


Pauline McLoughlin - Children’s Services Matron

Telephone Number: 0151 604 7329

Email Address:

Following your application via NHS Jobs, your information will be imported into our third party recruitment system – Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will then be generated from and this is where you will be able to track the progress of your application. This will ensure we deal with your application quickly and efficiently.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in the application, to its third party management system.

Please note; that if you are offered a position, your personal details will automatically be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system (ESR).

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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