PA Vacancy

Paediatric Nurses – ZBGHD02

Experienced Paediatric Nurses – required urgently

Hours:  Full and Part time hours available

1 Post 3 x 12 hour waking night shifts

2 posts of 2 x 12 hour night shifts and

2 x 12 hour day shifts plus bank cover

Hourly Rate:  £30.00 per hour

Responsible to: Personal Health Budget Employer

Location:  Gateshead

Urgent support required. A unique opportunity has arisen for registered paediatric nurses to work into a package of support for a young boy.

We are looking for confident and competent experienced Registered Paediatric Nurses who can work in a community setting with a background in Critical Care/ICU. Experience of working with complex clinical care, Community care would be an advantage.

The support is funded via a Personal Health budget and you will provide nursing care and support within a busy family home and in the community.

Zac has a rare cardiac condition and needs round the clock care and support. There must be a nurse on shift all the time and you will be supported by a health care assistant.

You will provide one on one care and support as well as working as part of a wider team. Your support will really make a difference and enable Zac’s independence. You can find out more about this gorgeous young boy in the job description.


Essential Requirements:


A minimum of 1 years’ experience and ability to work with and practice the following:

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilation care
  • Enteral tube feeding
  • Oral suction / trache suction
  • Medication Administration and Pain Management
  • Suction Machine
  • Nebuliser
  • Saturation monitoring

You will need to;

  • Be a Registered Nurse with full awareness and understanding of NMC code of professional conduct
  • Have a Valid PIN / DBS


  • £30.00 per hour rate
  • Part Time or Full Time – 12-hour shifts (days and nights available)
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Employer Pension Contribution
  • COVID-19 considerations:
    All nurse are required to wear PPE in line with government guidance


  • paediatric nursing: 1 year (preferred)

Please see the Job Description for more information

An enhanced DBS will be required for this role paid for by the employer.


Closing date: Support is needed immediately, and this post will close once positions have been filled.

At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.



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