Registered Children's Nurse
VACANCY (Post Title): Registered Children’s Nurse
Children’s Ward, Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary
GRADE: Band 5
SALARY: £23,113 to £29,905 pro-rata
Description of Role:
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Registered Children’s Nurse who will be able to work within the multi-disciplinary team of an acute paediatric ward within a District General hospital, which looks 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 holder 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 holder 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 holder will be expected to participate in ongoing development within the unit. The post holder should have an understanding of multi- agency working and should have knowledge of local child protection guidelines and policies.
The post holder will be expected to work shifts e.g. early shifts, late shifts, night shifts and twilight shifts when required.
It is an exciting time in Dumfries and Galloway with the opening of a new District general hospital This new build will ensure NHS Dumfries & Galloway staff are able to continue to provide high quality clinical care to the population of Dumfries & Galloway in a modern environment. Full information on the New DGRI hospital can be found on the NHS Dumfries & Galloway website –
Please click on the link below to experience a walk-through of our new state of the art hospital.
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 enquiries to : Kirstine Burns, Senior Charge Nurse, Childrens Ward.
This post will require the successful applicant to obtain PVG Clearance.
Closing Date: Thursday 27 September 2018 (midnight)
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