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The post holder carries responsibility and accountability for the health care management of their patient group, in collaboration with senior nurses and Team Leaders. The band 5 staff nurse will be responsible for assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating family centred programmes of care.

Clinical Responsibilities

Maintain high standards of nursing care and promote an environment suitable for the care of children, ensuring that all planned carefully reflects latest research developments. To assess, develop, implement and evaluate family centred programmes of care in partnership with colleagues or senior staff and ultimately without direct supervision. Actively participate in mentorship for junior staff and students and participate in clinical supervision. Ensure child protection issues are acted upon promptly and appropriately. Continuously develop the clinical role in order to be able to work independently, anticipate care needs of patients and actively manage their... journey through the Trust. This includes being able to work independently or as part of a team in potentially stressful, distressing or emotional circumstances including life support and assessment. To extend and expand nursing roles within the nurses competence, and with appropriate training as guided by local and departmental policies and procedures.


Aim to promote high morale within the nursing team by good staff relationships and clear lines of communication. Monitor effective use of resources, in collaboration with colleagues. Maintain a safe working environment. Organise and manage effectively designated area in liaison with shift leader. Maintain accurate and contemporaneous patient records in accordance with the NMC and Trust guidelines. Record and report accidents /incidents to patients or staff in accordance to Trust guidelines and policy. Work in collaboration with the A&E team to ensure that the local and national targets for emergency care are achieved.


To promote an effective communication system, both written and verbal, which ensures that a team approach to family centred care is encouraged and adopted. Enter appropriate data into the HISS ( Meditech ) in a timely manner and ensure all nurse led screens are completed. Participate in relevant departmental meetings and represent the department at Trust wide meetings when appropriate, disseminating information as appropriate. Act in a way to promote confidentiality, dignity and trust of patients, parents, carers and other staff members. To ensure accurate and confidential documentation is maintained in accordance with the NMC, Trust and departmental guidelines

Applications are welcomed from experienced children’s nurses / newly qualified children’s nurses / student children’s nurses due to qualify in September 2024, for the Alder Hey Hospital Nursing Recruitment Event taking place on 22nd June 2024. We are excited to be recruiting band 5 paediatric nurses to join our fantastic nursing team here at Alder Hey, to care for our children and young people across our various wards and departments. We value the skills and experience you would bring to Alder Hey to further enhance the already outstanding care that we deliver to our patients and their families.
• For experienced paediatric nurses we offer a bespoke local induction and preceptorship package to meet your needs, created and overseen by the areas practice educator.
• For newly qualified nurses we offer a standard organisation induction, with an agreed supervisory period, to allow us to ensure you can be provided with all required information and training required. We have practice educators who are ward based, and will support you during your transition into the qualified nurse role, which will be supported by undertaking the Trust preceptorship programme. We offer a rotational programme, which enables you to spend time across our medical and surgical divisions.

Please note the estimated commencement date is 7th October 2024

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Liz Grady Job title: Head of Nurse Education Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 07816172014

As a world leader in healthcare and research we have built something amazing, Alder Hey in the Park, a hospital for children, designed and inspired by children. Along with a radical and ambitious vision, the Children’s Health Park is the future design of paediatric care, and there is nothing like it anywhere else in Europe. We have already earned our place as one of the world’s leading children’s hospitals, thanks to innovation and pioneering medical work. We treat 270,000 patients and perform over 13,000 surgical procedures every year. Our catchment area has a population of over 7 million, stretching from Cumbria, through Lancashire, Merseyside, most of Cheshire, parts of Shropshire, North Wales and the Isle of Man. Children from nearly every part of the UK, and from around the world, visit Alder Hey for specialist treatment. We are recognised as a Centre of Excellence for children with cancer, cardiac, spinal and brain disease. We have been designated by the Department of Health as a national centre for craniofacial surgery and epilepsy surgery. Alder Hey is also a designated paediatric major trauma unit

You are asked to identify which division/area you would like to commence your rotation in, by detailing this in the closing paragraph of your personal statement. (If there is no information supplied relating to the preferred division, one will be allocated if successful).

If you wish to be allocated to a critical care area then you are requested to specifically identify which one-please note these areas are not included within the rotation programme. To be offered an invitation to our event, please submit an application for consideration. Should you have any questions please contact [email protected]
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