Paediatric Staff Nurse - Emergency Services | Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 03 April 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £28,407 - £34,581 pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 03 May 2024
Location: Halifax, HX3 0PW
Company: Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6151612/372-SN159

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We are excited to announce that our Paediatric Emergency Department at Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary are looking for Registered Children's Nurse to join our friendly, supportive and growing team as a Band 5 nurse. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your skills and be part of an evolving and developing service.

The Department provide cares for children with acute and urgent physical and mental health needs, as well as complex and long term conditions.

There are opportunities for professional development and preceptorship programmes to support and aid development. The department has a clinical educator who provides Emergency Department specific support and training.

Are you looking for a challenge and excited about working in a fast-paced, innovative environment? We are seeking enthusiastic nurses at Band 5 level to join our Children and Young Persons Emergency Department team.

The Emergency Department is a friendly, dynamic work place that prides itself on the health and well being of it's staff and team work approach to all situations.

Main duties of this role include: providing high quality nursing care and supporting team members to maintain best practice to all patients and visitors whilst following hospital and departmental policies. The safety of self, colleagues, patients and visitors in the Emergency Department.

We employ more than 6,500 staff who deliver compassionate care from our two main hospitals, Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as well as in community sites, health centres and in patients’ homes. We also are incredibly proud to have almost 150 volunteers here at CHFT.

We provide a range of services including urgent and emergency care; medical; surgical; maternity; gynaecology; critical care; children’s and young people’s services; end of life care and outpatient and diagnostic imaging services.

We provide community health services, including sexual health services in Calderdale from Calderdale Royal and local health centres. These include Todmorden Health Centre and Broad Street Plaza.

We continue to modernise and invest in our health services to build on our strong reputation. Foundation trusts are public leaders in improving quality in health services. They are part of the NHS – yet decisions about what they do and how they do it are driven by independent boards. Boards listen to their Council of Governors and respond to the needs of their members – patients, staff and the local community.

Foundation trusts provide what the health service wants, yet are also free to invest quickly in the changes to the local community needs, in striving to be the best, and in putting their patients first.

To contribute to a culture that recognises and works in partnership with patients and their families, involving them in all decisions.
• provide evidenced based, high quality assessment and care to children and their families attending the Emergency Department
• develop and maintain advanced Emergency Nursing skills. To have a willingness to take on extended roles i.e. IV administration/cannulation/Venepuncture, Care of central lines and other clinical roles linked to the department.

• To work within the NMC code of professional practice, and within policies, procedures and guidelines of Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Trust.
• To ensure that high standards of nursing care are given and maintained. To act when standards are not being maintained. Ensure safe and effective clinical practice and enhance patient experience.

• To recognise changes in a patients’ condition which require the intervention of others and refer on as appropriate.
• To act as an advocate for the patient and the family, including promoting and protecting their interests, rights equality and inclusion and privacy.
• To act as a ‘Link Nurse’ within a defined speciality/ interest area
• To be involved in trust Initiatives to improve patient safety and care.

This advert closes on Friday 12 Apr 2024

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