University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.
We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.
The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby
We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated neonatal nurse who is seeking to further develop their managerial and leadership skills. As a key member of the nursing team you would be responsible for providing clinical leadership, support and expertise to ensure excellent standards of neonatal nursing practice. Your role will include acting as a team leader for a group of staff, providing support and mentorship, involvement in audit and on going clinical research is also highly encouraged. In return we offer a friendly and supportive team and an extensive programme of continuing professional development to help you progress to a band 6 sister should you wish.
Relevant experience as a Neonatal Nurse in a level 1, 2 or 3 neonatal unit, a recognised Neonatal qualification is essential for this post.
We currently have a 33 cot Newborn Care Unit, with up to 8 intensive care cots, 9 high dependency cots 11 SCBU cots and 6 Transitional care cots, with future plans to expand our Special care cot capacity and outreach service.
Our mission is underpinned by our clear set of values and associated behaviours; Compassion, Openness, Pride, Partnership, Improve, Learn and Respect. Our recruitment programme uses values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.
Recruiting to Values
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, we recruit people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are shortlisted, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.
Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.
The Supporting Information section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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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Andrea Davies, Sue Aucutt or Rose Blake on 02476 966673