Senior Paediatric and Liaison Nurse

London (Central), London (Greater)
£31,562- £41,630 per annum
31 Jan 2017
05 Mar 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

The delivery of a high standard of care for children and young people is our goal.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced, innovative paediatric nurse at Band 7 Sister / Charge Nurse or Band 6 working towards Band 7 in the Moorfields Eye Unit at St Georges Hospital. In this post you will work closely with key members of the team at Moorfields and St George’s Hospital to develop this dual role and will work alongside the newly appointed outpatient play leader.

The post holder will be central in the development and co-ordination of the children’s ophthalmic service and will strengthen safeguarding liaison in the unit, supported by local senior nurse management and also the paediatric team at City Road.

Paediatric nursing experience is essential for this post. The post holder will be able to demonstrate organizational and leadership skills and also the ability to communicate with the multidisciplinary teams across Moorfields and St Georges Hospital.

An aptitude for safeguarding is essential as the role will entail strengthening safeguarding liaison to improve outcomes for children and young people. The post holder will be supported by the Moorfields Safeguarding Children and Young People Lead Nurse to develop the required skills.

The post holder will act as a paediatric resource, role model, mentor and educator to staff and students, fostering a positive child centered environment. The post holder will be required to be flexible, enthusiastic and committed to promoting the highest level of paediatric nursing care in line with the Quality Agenda of the NHS and the “Moorfields Way”.

Ophthalmic nursing experience is desirable but not essential as the post holder will be offered the opportunity to develop their paediatric ophthalmic skills in this area of practice.

Moorfields is a leading eye hospital and we pride ourselves on the professionalism of our nurses and the quality of the nursing care we provide. The Moorfields Eye Unit at St Georges’ Hospital is one of over 30 satellite sites across the London area and offers a comprehensive ophthalmic service to patients in Wandsworth and the surrounding boroughs including community links with local schools and health centers.

Informal visits are encouraged. Interested candidates can call the:

Directorate General Manager Naomi Sheeter on 020 8725 2325 or the Paediatric Matron Mally Scruton on 02072533411 ext. 4362 to discuss the role further.

To apply, please visit where you will be directed through the electronic application process, job reference 273-D4-2533.

CLOSING DATE: 05th March 2017