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Registered Children's Nurse

Posted 6 April by NHS Dumfries and Galloway Featured Ended
VACANCY REF No: 243.18

VACANCY (Post Title): Registered Children’s Nurse
Acute Paediatrics, DGRI.

GRADE: Band 5

SALARY: £22,440 to £29,034 pro-rata

HOURS: 29hpw

Permanent

Description of Role:

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated band 5 Registered children’s nurses who will be able to work within the multi-disciplinary team of an acute paediatric ward within a District General hospital, which look after sick children under sixteen.

The successful applicants will work between the acute ward, Paediatric short stay assessment unit and children’s outpatient department. The post holder may also be expected to work within the neonatal unit when required. The post holders will be required to be flexible with the hours in which they will be able to work and will be expected to work shifts.

The children’s ward has been involved in the Maternity and children’s quality improvement collaborative (MCQIC) programme and you will be required to participate in the ongoing quality improvement initiatives within the unit.

The post holders will possess a nursing qualification and will be expected to participate in further education and training to enhance personal and professional development within the speciality.

The post holders will be expected to participate in ongoing development within the unit. The post holders should have an understanding of multi- agency working and should have knowledge and of local child protection guidelines and policies.

The post holders will be expected to work shifts e.g. early shifts, late shifts, night shifts and twilight shifts when required.

Dumfries and Galloway is a picturesque rural area in Southwest Scotland with excellent transport links with easy access to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Northern England and Northern Ireland. The region offers excellent schools and quality, affordable housing. There are abundant local amenities and superb leisure and sporting facilities. Dumfries and Galloway is a naturally inspiring place to live. With Streams and Summits, Forests, Wildlife and Beaches it provides the perfect backdrop for an exciting lifestyle. Leisure Activities and Pursuits are offered in abundance, including Water & Field Sports, Walking, Rambling, Hiking and Cycling all undertaken in the mild climate provided by the Gulf Stream. It has a rich and creative history, ready and waiting to be explored and investigated. The 4 localities play host to Scotland's National Book, Music towns and Food towns, so no matter what your passion, be it in outdoor activities, socialising, entertainment, literature or creativity Dumfries and Galloway offers you the perfect location to work and live.

Informal enquires to: Kirstine Burns on.

Closing Date: Thursday 19th April 2018

(midnight)

Reference: 34850717

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