Registered Nurse Band 5, A&E Paediatrics

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen to recruit a Registered Paediatric Nurse to our Paediatric Emergency Department. We are a busy and dynamic department, managing over 30,000 paediatric patients each year. We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive individual to join us in providing high quality and compassionate care.

Darent Valley Emergency Department has a reputation as one of the best performing Emergency Departments in the region. We are an organisation who realises that the more staff enjoy their work, the better they care for patients. As a Trust we are proud to have been named in the top 100 NHS employers list in the HSJ, the only hospital to be named in Kent, and to have been shortlisted for the acclaimed HSJ staff engagement award.

You will need to have excellent clinical skills, be adaptable to change and be able to complement and support the existing team of nurses and doctors. You will need to have current acute experience in a ward or department setting. At interview, you must be able to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge as well as knowledge of current healthcare initiatives.

We encourage personal development within the trust and offer the opportunity to undertake relevant courses after successful competency based objectives are met.

The Emergency Department is supported by General and Operational Managers, 7 Consultants, 2 Matrons and a Practice Development Nurse.

For further information please contact Louise Black, Senior Paediatric Sister, on ext 8154

Please note that applicants who proceed to interview will be expected to undertake and achieve a 95% pass mark on a basic drug calculation paper and patient assessment paper.

Working days and or shift patterns will be agreed by the line manager to meet the needs of the service.

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is a smoke free organisation. To improve public health, smoking is not permitted anywhere on the hospital site. For advice and support on stop smoking please call .

Reference: 40882895

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