King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.
As part of Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the Princess Royal University Hospital is situated in beautiful Farnborough, Kent.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse on the Children’s Ward. You must be a Registered Children’s Nurse with excellent clinical skills, self-motivated, enthusiastic and committed to providing high standards of care for all our paediatric patients, their families and carers. The ability to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. You should have time-management and clinical organisational skills as you will need to manage a busy Children’s Ward.
The post holder will be responsible for maintaining standards and quality in the day-to-day management of the unit. This role will enable you to gain and demonstrate skills in leadership and people management within the clinical environment. Your primary responsibilities will be to regularly take charge of the unit and support and develop junior staff by being a mentor and role model.
Care and compassion in managing our paediatric patients and families is important to us. As a result, we expect successful candidates to demonstrate these qualities on a daily basis, and have the resilience to meet the challenges of our busy and stimulating work environment.
To be eligible for this post you must be a registered nurse with clinical experience within a children’s ward, worked in the capacity as a senior band 5 or band 6 nurse and must hold a mentorship qualification (ENB 998 or equivalent).
We encourage applicants to arrange an informal visit. For further details / informal visits contact:
Kelly-Ann Cooper; Ward Manager, Children’s Ward (Princess Royal University Hospital) Apply
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Amanda Aldred; Paediatric Matron (Princess Royal University Hospital) Apply
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