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Paedaitric Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Full and Part Time posts available
Job ref
womens and childrens
£24,214 - £30,112 PA**
18/09/2019 23:59


We are currently expanding our team and are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Registered Children’s Nurse who wishes to develop their knowledge and skills across a wide range of specialties within an outpatient setting. The successful applicant will play a vital role in delivering high quality, safe and efficient care to the Paediatric population of Hull and the East Riding.

The POPD is a very busy department working Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm with some occasional weekend working. We run clinics in a large range of specialties including:

  • General Paediatrics
  • Surgery
  • Epilepsy & Neurology
  • Endocrine & Diabetes
  • Nephrology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Neonatology
  • Genetics
  • Asthma, TB and Cystic Fibrosis
  • Dietetics
  • Rheumatology
  • Cardiology
  • Oncology

We also offer a phlebotomy service to the whole of the Trust for Paediatric Patients on an Out Patient basis this includes to GPs for under one year olds and older children with specific needs.

Within the department there is a three bedded day case area which is used for:

 Day case investigations including

  • MRI scans under sedation and General Anaesthetic
  • CT scans under sedation
  • Nuclear medicine imaging
  • Central Line accessing
  • Endocrine investigations
  • IM/SC injections
  • IV antibiotic commencement
  • Blood transfusions
  • Drug infusions
  • Chemotherapy administration


Staff will be trained in phlebotomy and cannulation, central venous access, ECG’s and MRI scans under sedation and General Anaesthetic.

The role may involve rotation and or covering of shifts within other parts of the Paediatric Unit to meet the needs of the service.

Good communication and teamwork are essential skills for the role, with the ability to be flexible. It is essential that the successful applicant be adaptable to the changing priorities of the department, to deal with frequent interruptions and can respond positively to changing from one activity to another at short notice.

The Hull University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust has an annual budget of circa £440 million, employs approximately 8,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.2 million. The Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute services from three hospital sites and we are committed to the continuous development of services for the benefit of patients and to providing a comprehensive service of the highest possible quality.

** Salary relates to year 2 of 3 year NHS pay deal

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Joanne O’Connor, Sister POPD on 382609 or 382688