Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 4 Senior Nursery Nurse to work within the Neonatal Community Outreach Service, hosted by UHCW. The post holder will assist neonatal staff across the Local Maternity and Neonatal System (LMNS) at 3 hospital sites (University Hospitals Coventry (UHCW), George Eliot Hospital (GEH), and South Warwick Hospital (SWFT)) with early and appropriate discharge planning in accordance with the criteria for neonatal outreach care.

The service provides continuing community care for babies and their families in the home setting. The Neonatal Community Outreach Service provides ongoing care and support for babies discharged home requiring nasogastric tube feeding, oxygen and home phototherapy.

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Nursery Nurse to join our forward thinking family focused neonatal team. The successful candidate will demonstrate the drive and motivation to support the implementation of such an exciting service across the sites. To be successful in this role you will need to have had clinical experience of working in neonatal care, and to have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Neonatal Care course.

Please be advised there is a proposed interview date of 24th March 2023.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be an excellent team worker and will be responsible for ensuring the highest standard of clinical care and evidence based practice for a defined group of infants within the scope of neonatal outreach.

Hours of work will be a mix of 08.00-16.00 and 10.00-18.00, Monday to Sunday.

If you have any questions or queries about the post please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation – please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence – University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation’s core values.

Date posted

21 February 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 4

Salary

£23,949 to £26,282 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

218-NM-B4-5061139

Job locations

University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

Job description

Job responsibilities

To Support the delivery of the Neonatal Community Outreach Service andensure a high quality, efficient and effective service, in support of an integrated LMNS approach.

To work within the hub and spoke model for the outreach team.

To provide feeding advice and support for families cared for in the community.

To support a seamless timely discharge from hospital to the home environment.

Collect data as required to support the outreach modelSupport patient pathways and facilitate early discharge of patients.

For further details of the role please see the attached job description.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To Support the delivery of the Neonatal Community Outreach Service andensure a high quality, efficient and effective service, in support of an integrated LMNS approach.

To work within the hub and spoke model for the outreach team.

To provide feeding advice and support for families cared for in the community.

To support a seamless timely discharge from hospital to the home environment.

Collect data as required to support the outreach modelSupport patient pathways and facilitate early discharge of patients.

For further details of the role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria

Desirable

  • meets all desirable criteria

Experience

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria

Desirable

  • meets all desirable criteria

Knowledge

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria

Desirable

  • meets all desirable criteria

Skills

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria

Desirable

  • meets all desirable criteria

Experience

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria

Desirable

  • meets all desirable criteria

Knowledge

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria

Desirable

  • meets all desirable criteria

Skills

Essential

  • Meets all essential criteria

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .