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Children's Nurse Band 5

Band 5

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Band 5
Full time/Part time
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Stoke On Trent
£25,655 - £31,534 pro rata pa
Salary period
27/01/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

Band 5 – Children’s Ward 217 – Surgical, Medical and Oncology  

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Staffordshire Children's Hospital at Royal Stoke,. We are part of a  £350 million state of the art hospital development that, along with County Hospital in Stafford, serves the population of Staffordshire and beyond, with both local and specialist tertiary services.

Main duties of the job

Ward 217 is part of the Child Health Directorate which  includes a Children’s Assessment Unit, Children’s Emergency Department, Medical ward , Surgical ward, Children’s Intensive Care and High Dependency, Neonatal Intensive Care, Children’s Emergency and Children’s Outpatient services.

Child Health is supported by the multi-disciplinary team working in partnership with Paediatrician's, Medical teams, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Allied Health teams.

The Directorate offers you the opportunity to develop your career aspirations via a yearly appraisal and bespoke training and development plan with access, and support from, the Directorate and Corporate Educational and Development teams. In return we are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Neonatal/Children's Nurse who, through interview and assessment, demonstrates a commitment to delivering exceptional care to babies and families.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

If you are looking for your next challenge or are starting out within your career then this post is for you. 

If you would like further information or to organise an informal visit then please contact;

Senior Sister Kate Leech on 01782 675121 or

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • NMC /registered nurse
Desirable criteria
  • Degree/Diploma


Desirable criteria
  • Good Communication skills


Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working within a Children's ED
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

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

Kate Leech
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
Telephone number
01782 675121