Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location: Royal Preston Hospital. Hours: Various
We are expanding our neonatal nurse team and therefore have band 6 Sister / Charge Nurse vacancies. This
presents an exciting opportunity for newly qualified and experienced neonatal nurses to join our team and work in a supportive and
progressive environment. We are a busy level three unit comprising 28 cots – seven intensive, six high dependency and 15 special care
cots. We have dedicated research nurses and work with MCRN to progress neonatal and paediatric care. We work closely with the
maternity unit to provide transitional care; the Neonatal Outreach Team supports the unit in facilitating discharge and offering clinical
care and support in the home setting. We also work in collaboration with the children’s ward in providing a seamless service to
address the needs of neonates to childhood.
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals works in partnership with East Lancashire Hospitals in providing a transport service for the babies in the
Lancashire and South Cumbria Network. We have a strong commitment to staff development and service improvement. We provide
clinical placements for pre and post registration nursing students throughout this and neighbouring Networks. There are opportunities
to access a variety of post registration courses to support nurses as they progress in their chosen career pathway of clinical,
educational or management nursing.
For our band 6 roles you will require a neonatal qualification and be an established band 5, you will have a post registration
qualification in mentorship and be working towards your degree. You will be active in fostering a positive working environment which
allows staff to show initiative and thrive. You will also work alongside the Neonatal Clinical Facilitator to ensure the team achieves
competencies and professional development.
In order to be successful you must have proven leadership qualities and be clinically credible. You must have a commitment to
delivering high quality care in partnership with families. As a member of our friendly and professional team you will be reliable,
flexible and motivated.
Closing Date: 15/12/2014
A full job description and online application form are available from the website.
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