Neonatal Clinical Support Worker

Band 3

Main area
Neontal ICU
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-NC-0566
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill
Town
Denmark Hill
Salary
£21,168 - £24,052 per annum Inc HCA
Closing
Today at 23:59

King’s College Hospital in South East London is a large teaching hospital at the forefront of academic and nursing excellence. The Neonatal Unit is a level 3 provider in the South London Neonatal Network, offering a wide range of services both to the local diverse community and national specialist neonatal services.

In addition to the care of premature babies, we accept specialist referrals for abdominal, neurological and eye surgery and for the world-wide celebrated liver service at King’s. We work hand in hand with the internationally renowned Harris Birthright Centre to deliver highly specialised care to vulnerable newborns and holistic care to the family. The most recent national MBRRACE audit (2017) rated our services as one of the best in the country for neonatal mortality and morbidity. We run a Transitional Care service in partnership with maternity provision. Based within the postnatal ward it will aim to decrease the incidence of mothers and babies being separated while their baby receives treatment in the post-natal period of care. 

Neonatal Clinical Support Worker (SCBU/transitional care)

Denmark Hill site – 2 full time posts

If you are interested in gaining knowledge and skills caring for babies within the King’s Transitional care unit then the Neonatal staff would like you to join our team. We are looking for candidates with existing experience of the care of the newborn or babies in a paediatric setting. The job will entail all aspects of baby care and to participate in parent education as well as supporting breast feeding practices (training will be given). You will be based on the postnatal ward looking after babies who have been identified as needing extra support to avoid admission to the SCBU unit. You will work in collaboration with the neonatal and the midwifery teams.

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal visit, or discussion to find out about the opportunities that we can offer you, please request an appointment by contacting one of the Senior Sisters on 020 3299 5127 Mon- Fri 9am-5pm for Denmark Hill site applications.