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COVID-19 Vacancy Bank Staff Nurse (Paediatric Emergency Department)

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Flexible working
Job ref
Russells Hall Hospital
£16.84 per hour
Salary period
27/03/2023 23:59

Job overview

Come and join our amazing team here in the Paediatric Emergency Department at Russell's Hall Hospital Dudley.  This is an exciting opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in a specialised and rewarding area of the ED. 

You will be supported in gaining and practicing additional ED skills eg, ECG, Wound care, Plastering, cannulation, venepuncture and will be expected to carry out these skills competently with support.

The area comprises of x4 medical assessment cubicles, as well as a isolation / treatment cubicle,  x4 minor injury cubicles, and an adolescent room where patients can feel relaxed whilst having the opportunity to access game consoles or age appropriate games. 

The Paediatric ED is managed by a paediatric lead nurse,  followed on by a team of staff nurses, sisters /charge nurses, clinical support workers, and play facilitators.

Main duties of the job

To provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of programmes of care as required within the Emergency Departments Paediatric Service.

They will have a general understanding and knowledge base of children’s health needs. They will be expected to work closely with the children's ward to ensure safe and timely patient transfers and collaborate working relationships.

They will work as part of the team in supporting the senior staff on duty. They may be expected to take responsibility of specific areas and patients under supervision within the Emergency Department ( Depending on experience). They will be expected to attend paediatric resuscitations with supervision and have knowledge around caring for a sick child in an acute care setting.

Working for our organisation

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of “excellent health care, improved health for all”.  We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as BAME, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

 We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse with NMC
  • Evidence of professional development


Essential criteria
  • Recent Paediatric experience
  • Paediatric Life Support course
  • Experience of close liaison with members of multidisciplinary team
Desirable criteria
  • Computer Literate
  • Current experience of working with safeguarding issues and able to identify and refer to appropriate agencies

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanne Timmins
Job title
Lead Nurse Paediatrics ED
Email address
Telephone number
Additional information

Louise Timmins, Lead Nurse E&D on 01384 456111 extension 1755.