Job Description

Job reference: 084457

Location: University Hospital Wishaw

Job closing date: 28/02/2022

Job posted date: 19/01/2022

Salary: Band 5 (£26,104 – £32,915)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5hr

Department: Ward 19 / 20

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lanarkshire

As part of a multidisciplinary team, the post holder will have responsibility for assessment of care needs and the development of programmes of care, and/or the implementation and evaluation of these programmes ensuring the delivery of high quality care to patients.

The post holder is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision.  The post holder may be required to demonstrate procedures to and supervise registered and/or unregistered staff, as well as student nurses.

The paediatric unit comprises a 24hour triage service, outpatient service, day surgery service as well as an inpatient service.  Cover is also provided on a rostered basis to ENT services at Monkland’s District General Hospital.

The job holder will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure the highest possible standard of care is delivered to patients, families, carers and significant other. This will be done through assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care while considering issues such as lifestyle, race, gender and culture.

Additional required after 2 years Post registration:

The post holder will direct, coordinate and supervise, where appropriate, the work of other staff within the ward or department to promote best practice in relation to patient care.

In the absence of the senior charge nurse/team leader, or deputy, the post holder will provide cover to ensure effective operation of the ward/department.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Children’s Nurse with valid NMC Registration or a Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration.

The post holder will be required to demonstrate excellent team working skills with the ability to work using own initiative, with effective listening, communication and interpersonal skills.

The post holder will also possess the ability to work with people and as part of a multidisciplinary team, with excellent time management skills and a working knowledge of basic information technology.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Annie Campbell on 01698 366190. 

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please email