Staff Nurse – Childrens Job at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – Nottingham

Band 5

Main area

Paediatric Nursing


Band 5




Full time – 37.5 hours per week (Full and Part Time)

Job ref



Queens Medical Centre




£25,655 – £31,534 per annum

Salary period



28/08/2022 23:59

Job overview

Do you have an interest and passion in oncology? Nottingham Children’s Hospital (NCH) is pleased to announce we have vacancies for both newly qualified* nurses and experienced registered nurses in both our Oncology day-care and inpatient areas (E39) due to expanding and developing our services.

We have both permanent and rotation opportunities in both of these areas!

Come and meet the teams at our NCH Summer open day on 16th July 2022! Applicants may apply online or may apply on the day. Interviews will be held in the afternoon of 16th July 2022.

Come and join the team at Nottingham Children’s Hospital in providing innovative and integral care to a wide range of patients with oncological, haematological and rheumatological conditions.

You will be able to gain knowledge and expertise in a wide range of medical conditions. As part of the oncology team you will supported by our Clinical Educator and will receive robust training to support your clinical skills. We are passionate and committed to the growth and development of our nursing teams.

  • Pre-Pin Nurses must be qualified by February 2023, to be eligible to apply

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert

This is a really exciting time to join NCH as we became the first Children’s Hospital in Europe to achieve ANCC pathway to excellence accreditation in 2020.

This makes NCH a really special place to work, not only does this show that we provide excellent care to patients and family’s it is also recognition that we have fantastic teams, leadership at all levels and a huge array of development opportunities.

As a registered nurse at Nottingham Children’s Hospital you will be expected to maintain a high standard of clinical work when carrying out nursing procedures.

You will motivate colleagues, champion children’s and family’s safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement.

Nottingham Children’s Hospital will support you in your role and provide the relevant education, training and support for you to deliver high quality care.

Working for our organisation

Nottingham Children’s Hospital is set within the vibrant city of Nottingham known for its many historical sites and lively music scene. The children’s hospital is housed within the Queens medical centre campus and has 116 inpatient beds across 8 inpatient wards covering all specialitys, with many of our specialitys being regional centres as well as two neonatal intensive care units one based at our City hospital campus.

We have an innovative Preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff during their crucial transition period from student nurse to registered nurse as well bespoke support for those joining our teams with experience.

Our staff are proud to work at Nottingham Children’s Hospital and all embrace the TEAM NUH ethos which we would love you to be part of.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the attached detailed job description and person specification attachments, for further information relating to this vacancy.

Person specification


Essential criteria

Current level one NMC registration/Pre-pin due to qualify.

Desirable criteria

Posession of mentor course or willingness to complete


Essential criteria

Experience of delivering nursing care to a group of patients

Supervision of non registered staff and students

Desirable criteria

Demonstarte evidence of a link role or involvement of project work

Communication skills

Essential criteria

Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills

Demonstrates basic IT skills

Awareness of own limitations and able to cummincate these

Desirable criteria

Demonstration of team working

Analytical and Judegement

Essential criteria

Ability to assess plan deliver and prioritise care

Demonstrate an undertsanding of the staff nurse role

Desirable criteria

Demonstarte knowledge of current NHS issues

Physical skills

Essential criteria

Able to undertake manual handling and use medical equipment

Desirable criteria

Evidence of moving and handling training


Essential criteria

Flexible and adaptable

Enthusiastic and well motivated

Desirable criteria

Understanding of the rolve of advocacy

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About the Company

Company: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust –

Company Location:  Nottingham

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