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Band 4 Nursery Nurse, Woodland Neonatal Unit

Job Reference: 360-D-6812

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Woodland Neonatal Unit
Watford General Hospital, Watford
£22,143 - £24,949 pa inc HCA

As an employer of nearly 5,000 staff, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust is the place to be. Having have been shortlisted over the last three years for 18 national people related awards and most recently winning the Nursing Times award for Best UK Employer 2019 we are immensely proud of our achievements.

We have lots to shout about! Despite having lots of challenges, we’ve worked really hard to make West Herts a great place to work. The good news is we’re really starting to see the results of our efforts. We’re one of the few NHS organisations across the UK to have achieved a phenomenal 0% nurse vacancy rate within our adult inpatient areas. We have also recently secured over £450m capital funding to transform our sites and give our patients and colleagues within #teamwestherts the working environment they deserve.

The Woodland Neonatal Unit at Watford General Hospital is a busy local neonatal unit (LNU) within the East of England Network. We currently have a total of 24 cots consisting of 3 ITU, 5HDU and 16 special care cot. In addition we have a 6 bedded Transitional care cots located in the second floor of maternity building.

The post will give you an opportunity to work in Transitional Care and Woodland neonatal unit caring for special care babies. You will be working with the neonatal teams and in partnership with the midwifery team to ensure and maintain good standards of care and improve patient experience.

We look forward to hear from applicants that are keen to develop both personally and professionally.

If you are motivated, committed to offering high quality family centred care and enjoy working as part of a friendly, supportive team then we may well have the job for you!


For further details / informal visits contact:

Matron Elvira Baker on 01923 217379

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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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