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Band 5 - Staff Nurse, Woodland Neonatal Unit, WACS

Band 5

Main area
Woodland Neonatal Unit
Band 5
Fixed Term - 1 year
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Department name
West Herts - General Staffing
Watford General Hospital
£25,424 - £31,617 pa inc HCA
25/07/2019 23:59

The Woodland Neonatal Unit at Watford General Hospital is a very busy local Neonatal Unit. Our unit configuration is 3 ITU, 5 HDU and 16 special care cots. In addition to this we have a 6 bedded Transitional Care Unit.

We are looking for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our busy, developing Neonatal Unit. We can offer you the opportunity to work with our well established and friendly neonatal team to deliver genuine family centred care.

In addition, we will support you to develop your career in neonatal nursing. Our dedicated practice development nurses will ensure you have an individualized development plan. After a period of local competency based training, you will be supported to undertake the specialist neonatal qualification and further develop your career pathway in neonatal nursing.

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides acute healthcare services to a population of approximately half a million people living in west Hertfordshire and the surrounding area. The Trust also provides a range of more specialist services to a wider population, serving residents of North London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and East Hertfordshire.

As an employer of over 4000 people we are one of the biggest employers in the area and see around a million patients each year.

Our vision is to embody in our hospitals the principles, values and sense of service that created the NHS by providing consistently good, safe care in a friendly, listening and informative way, as and when people need and want it and always with dignity and respect.





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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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