The personalised rotation programme at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) offers an ideal opportunity for new graduate nurses to gain experience working in different areas of the Trust. It could be a rotation within medical, surgical or emergency care or between different services.
In terms of supervision all new graduate nurses will have an individual preceptor on their ward as part of the Preceptorship programme for the first six months. You’ll also have the support of the Practice Development Nurses.
The Trust is keen to recruit graduates who are committed to its core values:
- Taking responsibility – ensuring excellent patient experience every time and adhering to our values
- Having courage to do the right thing – being bold particularly when things go wrong
- Providing compassionate care – dignity and respect for others at all times
- Taking pride in doing a good job – we are all part of a team
- and delivering well gives us professional pride
- Being constantly curious – actively look for better ways to do things, innovating
- and improving.
The paediatric department at the QEH cares for children aged 0-16 years with a wide variety of problems including oncology, dermatology and allergy. The department is comprised of a 23-bed general paediatric ward including two high dependency beds, a paediatric assessment unit, children’s outpatients, neonatal unit and a community children’s nursing team, including paediatric diabetes specialist nurses.
The neonatal unit takes babies from 27 weeks gestation and provides outreach to babies discharged from the unit to home provided by neonatal community nurses.
The QEH offers a comprehensive preceptorship programme and the opportunity to gain diverse clinical, managerial and leadership skills with in a very supportive team.
You’ll also enjoy a number of attractive benefits, including flexible working, a salary sacrifice car scheme and a generous contractual annual leave package.
For further information visit the Queen Elizabeth Hospital website