Clinical Nurse Specialist - Paediatrics (Service Lead)
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 - £52,000 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.