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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/09/2019.

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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 425-A-19-32858

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Various Wards/Departments
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum pro-rata for part-time

Newly Qualified BAND 5 STAFF NURSES

This advert is aimed at Newly Qualified Staff Nurses who are due to qualify in March 2020 (or earlier).

There are vacancies within the Division of MEDicine and Surgery & Critical Care 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 a range of vacancies available, in a variety of areas. Contract options include permanent positions with full and part time hours. Please specify your contract option (ie; full time / part time) on the application form if possible.

Applicants must be Paediatric nurses and MUST hold RSCN/ RN Child registration with NMC.

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 and 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
  • Ward 5, caring for neurosurgical and neuro-medical patients requiring specialised care
  • Ward 6, Haematology/Oncology patients and Bone Marrow Transplant regional centre.
  • Theatre Admission Unit caring for children undergoing general anaesthetic/surgical procedures.
  • Theatres, & Post Anaesthetic Care Unit, scrub and post-anaesthetic care staff nurses/practitioners
  • PCCU, caring for children requiring either ICU or HDU level care
  • NSU, caring for neonatal surgical patients

For further information please contact, Amanda Hodgson, Head of Nursing, Division of Medicine or Brian Silverwood, Head of Nursing, Surgery & Critical Care Division on 0114 2267986/0114 2717434

Closing date; Sunday, 15th September 2019

Interview date/s: Tuesday, 15th & Wednesday, 16th October 2019

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 (£45). 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.

UK Registration

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

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