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Neonatal Nurse

Job Reference: 159-LWH-13-20

Employer:
Liverpool Womens NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Blue ITU / HDU
Location:
Liverpool Women's Hospital, Liverpool
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum (pro rata)

Liverpool Women’s delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and their families. Each year we deliver over 8,300 babies, carry out over 10,000 gynaecological procedures, and care for over 1,000 poorly and preterm newborns, making us the specialist provider of health services for women, babies and their families in Europe.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, and, after featuring on One Born Every Minute, Miracle Babies and Special Baby Unit, our teams are famous across the world for their professionalism, skill and compassion.

Liverpool Women’s Hospital clinical services are currently being reviewed by NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, following work done by our clinicians in presenting a powerful case for change in the Future Generations Strategy.

A useful information booklet is available about the proposed changes which can be downloaded from the Healthy Liverpool website facebook.com/healthylvpool. This booklet clearly states that ‘there is absolutely no threat to the services themselves – this is about making what we have even better and protecting services for the future’.

Liverpool Women’s has an excellent reputation and is a centre of excellence. It is an exciting environment to work in and a great place to develop your career for many years to come.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.


Liverpool Women’s delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and their families. Each year we deliver over 8,300 babies, carry out over 10,000 gynaecological procedures, and care for over 1,000 sick and preterm new-born babies, making us the specialist provider of health services for women, babies and their families in Europe.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, and, after featuring on One Born Every Minute, Miracle Babies and Neonatal Unit, our teams are famous across the world for their professionalism, skill and compassion.

Shift Pattern: day/night to meet the needs of the service FT/ PT hours

The Neonatal Unit at Liverpool Women’s Hospital is the Lead Centre for Cheshire & Mersey Neonatal Network

The unit has 44 cots: 12 Intensive cots

12 High Dependency cots

20 Low Dependency + 8TC cots

Neonatal care in Liverpool is going through an exciting period of change with the £15 million development of the Liverpool Women’s site and the Liverpool Neonatal Partnership with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to develop a single service across the city.

If you are enthusiastic, flexible in your approach, innovative, highly motivated and wanting a challenge and have a commitment to providing excellence in neonatal care - then this is the job for you.

By December 2020 our new £15m extension will be complete, providing a state of the art environment for the babies and families of Liverpool. The NICU at Liverpool Women’s hospital is a dynamic, diverse and growing service renowned for high standards of clinical care, research and education. The team at Liverpool Women’s Hospital are working closely with the surgical team at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to deliver a single neonatal service across the city.

The Liverpool Women’s Unit is closely integrated with the regional fetal, maternal medicine departments. in addition we work in partnership with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to deliver babies requiring complex neonatal care for cardiac abnormalities, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, EXIT procedures and antenatally diagnosed abnormalities. We are also the tertiary NICU for the Cheshire and Mersey Network.

Successful candidates MUST have previous neonatal experience having completed the North West Neonatal Induction programme or similar programme if applying from outside the North West .

This post is not suitable for student nurses to apply for as post registration experience is required.

They must be able to demonstrate that they are committed to a career in neonatal nursing and able to work in an intensive care setting.

They must possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate the ability to work in partnership with parents and the multidisciplinary team.

We can offer you excellent educational and development opportunities from in-house study days to post graduate education.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Val Irving Matron for Neonates, 01517024091, Valerie.irving@lwh.nhs.uk

Charlotte Boddie Lead for Education, charlotte.boddie@lwh.nhs.uk

 

 

 




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LWH is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to providing services which embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community to enable us to reflect diversity and improve the delivery of the services. We are committed to ensuring that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation as defined by the Equality Act 2010. As a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum selection criteria at each stage of the selection process. The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of staff from LGBT backgrounds. We therefore encourage applications from a wide range of backgrounds to improve the diversity of our workforce & to better reflect the communities we serve across Merseyside and Cheshire.

LWH has a responsibility & is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children, young people & vulnerable adults & for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Every employee of the Trust has a responsibility & is duty bound always to act in the best interest of a child or adult about whom we may have concerns.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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