Portland Hospital – London
Clinical Nurse Specialist: Paediatric Orthopaedics
London: The Portland Hospital for Women & Children
Full time: 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri Permanent
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development).
We’re looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join the team at The Portland Hospital, currently rated “Good” by the CQC and the only independent hospital in the UK entirely dedicated to women and children. You’ll be part of a team that thrives on teamwork, collaboration and support for one another. And, as we offer a huge variety of courses from our own learning academy and external academic providers, our promise to you is that you will feel supported with a great opportunity to grow.
As a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Orthopaedics we’ll look to you to use your expertise to provide holistic and evidence-based care throughout the Orthopaedic pathway, working alongside a multi-disciplinary team but also autonomously as you oversee the patient journey. You’ll be an advocate for the patient, providing specialist nursing advice and emotional support throughout their journey with us while also driving service development and staff education. You’ll need great communication skills to succeed, but if you can bring us the experience we’re looking for we can offer you the opportunity to be part of a team that is constantly operating at the forefront of clinical innovation.
At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.
What you’ll bring:
- Children’s Nursing Qualification – RN Child or RSCN with valid NMC registration
- 5 years post registration experience in Children’s nursing
- First degree in nursing or health related subject
- Relevant qualification in specialist area with at least 12 months experience
- Mentorship qualification
- Basic/Intermediate Paediatric Life Support
- Experience of audit and research relevant to specialism
- Knowledge of safeguarding processes, with up to date level 3 Safeguarding qualification
- Knowledge of clinical governance and managing risk
Why HCA UK?
Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.
We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Clinical Nurse Specialist you’ll be eligible for:
- 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
- Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
- Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
- Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
- Group Life Assurance from day one
- Critical illness cover
- Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
- Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
- Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
- Discounts with over 800 major retailers
Diversity and Inclusion
Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.
We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.