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Senior Paediatric Nurse - Band 6 - Spire Leeds posted by Spire Healthcare

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Full Time
West Yorkshire

Job Description

Careers focused on people

Are you a Senior Paediatric Nurse with experience managing small teams and working on surgical wards? Spire Leeds is looking for a dynamic, forward thinking Senior Paediatrics Nurse to join our Paediatrics team.

Spire Leeds Hospital, located in Roundhay; a leafy suburb in Leeds, has been treating patients for almost 30 years. We are the region's largest private hospital in terms of the range of services we offer and the number of consultants we work with. Many of the specialist services at Spire Leeds have been rated as 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). A substantial number of medical and surgical operations and tests undertaken at the hospital are not offered at other local private hospitals, including Paediatrics and Oncology. With a reputation as a complex and innovative centre, Spire Leeds attracts patients not just from Yorkshire but from all over the UK and abroad. You will be offered generous training to help us continue our outstanding care.

The successful Paediatric Junior Sister will have exceptional time management skills. You will have the opportunity to cover a range of specialties, whilst working directly alongside the Consultants and deputise the Paediatric Lead Sister.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Deputy Paediatric Sister will care for babies, children and young people up to the age of 18 years. Spire Leeds Hospital actively encourages professional development and offers a comprehensive in-house training programme. You will be flexible in your approach and be proactive to improve the hospital experience for babies, children, young people and their families. You will on occasions be required to work night shifts and weekends. Annualized hours and flexible working hours are required within this post.

Who we're looking for

The Successful Deputy Paediatric Sister will support the lead nurse for children in ensuring all members of the paediatric team, both substantive and bank contracted deliver effective patient care by providing appropriate clinical and managerial leadership. You will act as a senior resource for advice and support in all aspects of care for children and young people and their families. You will be required to develop practice in the assessment of children and young people's health and well-being needs.

You will have an RNC or equivalent, Safeguarding training level 3, EPLS or equivalent, teaching/mentor qualification and must have a willingness to undertake further training


We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

Excellent work life balance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Life assurance, Private medical insurance, Wellness screening, Eyesight tests, Cycle to work, Discount portal (including cash back and reloadable cards).

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group with 39 hospitals. We deliver to the highest standard of care, and we've been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for nearly 40 years. A career at Spire Healthcare offers variety, development and outstanding teamwork

Join us, share our values and invest in your future. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation for excellent service.

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