Clinical Nurse Specialist - Paediatrics (Service Lead)

Location
London, GB-LND
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
22 Jun 2018
Closes
20 Jul 2018
Ref
HCA11960-99656
Job Type
Permanent
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; provides award winning primary, acute and complex care. The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare. We have over 240 patient beds, spanning 3 sites, including a 50 bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation unit, the UK’s largest private intensive care unit and 3 Outpatient centres. Our Paediatric service provides a safe and family friendly environment for children across our 3 Outpatient centres. These units are supported by a team of world leading consultants and nurses who provide a vast range of children’s’ services offering treatment in areas such as Gastroenterology, ENT, Urinary tract, allergies and general medicine. We have an exciting opportunity for a Paediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (Service Lead) based at The Wellington Hospital in St Johns Wood, London (NW8 9LE).

Job Description

You will report into the Outpatients Centre Manager and lead the paediatric service across all of the sites. You will work as a core member of the multi-disciplinary team using your clinical expertise to co-ordinate high quality care and treatment of patients. This is a Permanent, full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. Core hours are 9am – 5::30pm (Monday - Friday) with flexibility and occasional early starts/late finishes. The attractive and competitive salary for this role is £45,000 - £50,000 and will be dependent upon skills and experience. Reward & recognition – We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Responsible for the Paediatric services across all of our outpatient sites, delivering a quality service to all patients and stakeholders • Identify areas of our service for development, then implementing and evaluating change using current research, audit and experience • Required to undertake the following tasks (to name a few): - Ensuring that paediatric nursing practice is in line with national standards - Writing and reviewing policies - Staff recruitment, appraisals, performance management - Risk Registers - Monthly Reports - Datix, Investigation Reporting

Skills & Experience

• Registered Paediatric Nurse • Teaching and Assessing and/or Mentorship qualification. Masters or working towards is highly desirable. • Varied experience in paediatric nursing, as some of the specialities covered at the sites are Orthopaedics, ENT, Dermatology, Rheumatology, Gastro and Plastics to name a few • Experience of research and audit • Good organisational skills with the ability to flexibly respond to the needs of the service and the hospital • Excellent interpersonal skills, including communication, positive attitude and sensitivity • Commitment to Continual Professional Development as well as clinical governance and quality initiatives

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values. You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results. If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

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