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Paediatric Pre Assessment Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Paediatric Pre Assessment
Band 5
30 hours per week
Job ref
York Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 pro rata
22/01/2019 23:59

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Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated nurse to join a developing team within day case surgery mainly focusing on pre assessment.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and dedicated Child Nurse with excellent clinical decision making and communication skills. Pre assessment is a vital part of paediatric surgery and it is an aspect of nursing which is currently been renovated throughout Paediatrics.

The job would predominately involve developing our pre assessment role and include rotation to our day unit surgery ward specific for paediatrics.

Our surgery case load involves ; ENT, Urology, Max Fax, Community Dentals, Orthopaedics and General Surgery. This is an expanding service with new Surgeons joining our team from other specialist centres. Pre-assessment is vital to the surgical journey and we will require someone with a passion to develop this service further.

The day case ward is open Monday to Friday 07:00 until 20:00. Pre assessment is currently running two clinics a week however there is potential this could expand as the service demand increases.

Applicants should have sound clinical experience, strong communication and the ability to work independently. Delivering excellence in patient care and patient experience is paramount with our team and we need someone who shares this passion for family centred care. It Is paramount that the successful applicant can work within a team as well as being able to work with minimum supervision allowing them to be flexible and adaptable.

Whatever your background, we promise you a warm welcome and all the help and support we can offer to help you become the very best you can be. This includes a first rate induction, access to a range of development programmes and an excellent staff benefits package. We also offer a number of other benefits for our Band 5 Staff Nurses which include the following:

  • £750 relocation fee where a nurse is moving 20 miles from an address that was 50 miles from their new work base.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Jane Ratcliffe or Claire Kilmartin or

01904 726017





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