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Outpatients Senior Staff Nurse - Paediatric

London – Chiswick Outpatient Centre
Full time
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Paediatric Senior Staff Nurse- Outpatients 

Location: Working across the paediatric outpatient sites (based at Chiswick Children's outpatient Department but rotating as required to 84 Harley Street & The Portland Hospital ) 

Hours: 37.5hrs pw (Mon Sat) Monday-Friday 8:00am-8pm and (Saturday 8:00am-16.30pm twice monthly) 

Salary: competitive (Dependent on skill & Experience) + benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development 

Job Role:  

As a Paediatric Senior Staff Nurseworking within one of our outpatient Facilities, you will provide clinical leadership and ensure the provision of high-quality nursing care to children and families. You will be undertaking delegated responsibility for the department in the absence of the Sister/Charge Nurse and working to promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence-based practice. 

Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Take responsibility for the unit in the absence of the Sister/Charge nurse 

  • Co-ordinate patient care with the multidisciplinary team 

  • Manage allocated resources effectively and efficiently 

  • Ensure documentation is completed accurately and within agreed timescales 

  • Ensure the provision of appropriate mentors for student nurses and provide a supportive and challenging environment for students in training. 

  • Ensure that tailored care plans are in place for all patients in the designated clinical area. 

Skills & Experience:  

  • NMC Child Registered Nurse (RN Child / RSCN) with immediate paediatric life support 

  • Understanding of Safeguarding issues 

  • Teaching and mentoring experience 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication 

  • Excellent clinical governance and experience with audits  

  • Evidence of ongoing dynamic continuing professional development within the speciality linked to demonstrable clinical competencies 

  • Experience of supervising and assessing students and shift leading is desirable 

 About us:
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care. 

The Portland Hospital is renowned for its clinical excellence with our paediatric inpatients covering a variety of specialties including (but not limited to) surgical, neuro-rehab, Gastroenterology, Ear,Nose and Throat (ENT) and general paediatrics.   

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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