Children's Nurse Jobs

Novello Healthcare has high-paying children’s nurse jobs across the England and Wales, so join us today!

Because our registration process is super quick and pain-free, you can register in under 60 seconds and get compliant in as little as 24 hours!

So view our map below to see details of our hospitals across England and Wales or read more about us here.

We add new hospitals every week so even if we don’t have what you need right now, we’ll let you know soon when we do in our regular newsletters.

To find out about the rates we have presently across England and Wales, call our friendly team on 0333 307 8897

Where do we have children’s nurse jobs?

Novello Healthcare has high-paying children’s nurse jobs at hospitals across England and Wales, so use our interactive map below to calculate the distance to each from your location!

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      When you register with Novello Healthcare you aren’t limited to just one children’s nursing agency in your area, you can work shifts in hundreds of hospitals in every region and county across the UK. You can see all our other locations in your country, region or county below!

      What is a Children’s Nurse?


      A children’s nurse, also known as a paediatric nurse, is a healthcare professional who specialises in providing medical care to infants, children, and adolescents.

      These nurses work in various healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, paediatrician’s offices, and sometimes even in home care settings. Their primary focus is on promoting the health and well-being of young patients.

      Children’s nurses play a crucial role in assessing, monitoring, and caring for children with a wide range of medical conditions. They work closely with paediatricians, other healthcare professionals, and, importantly, with the children’s families.

      Responsibilities may include administering medications, monitoring vital signs, providing vaccinations, assisting with medical procedures, and educating both the child and their family about health and wellness.

      In addition to clinical skills, Children’s Nurses need to have strong communication and interpersonal skills, as they often work with children who may be frightened or anxious. They must be able to explain medical information in a way that is understandable to both the child and their parents or guardians.

      Becoming a Children’s Nurse typically requires specialised education and training in paediatric nursing. This can include earning a nursing degree, obtaining licensure as a registered nurse (RN), and then pursuing additional training or certification in paediatric nursing.

      What does a Children’s Nurse do?

      A Children’s Nurse, or Paediatric Nurse, is responsible for providing healthcare to infants, children, and adolescents. Their role is diverse and involves a range of responsibilities, including:

      1. Assessment and Monitoring
        Children’s nurses assess the health and developmental status of young patients. They monitor vital signs, growth patterns, and other indicators to identify any changes or concerns.

      2. Medication Administration
        Administering medications to children, including oral medications, injections, and intravenous (IV) medications. Children’s nurses must ensure accurate dosages and monitor for potential side effects.

      3. Health Promotion and Education
        Educating children and their families about health and wellness, including proper nutrition, hygiene, and disease prevention. They also provide information about managing chronic conditions and understanding treatment plans.

      4. Collaboration with Healthcare Team
        Working closely with pediatricians, other nurses, therapists, and healthcare professionals to coordinate and deliver comprehensive care to pediatric patients.

      5. Support for Families
        Offering emotional support and guidance to families dealing with a child’s illness or health condition. This includes providing information, answering questions, and addressing concerns.

      6. Assisting with Procedures
        Children’s nurses may assist in various medical procedures and treatments, such as wound care, catheterizations, and diagnostic tests. They ensure that children and their families are informed and comfortable during these procedures.

      7. Emergency Care
        Responding to medical emergencies and providing immediate care. Children’s nurses are trained to handle a range of pediatric emergencies and may work in settings such as pediatric emergency departments.

      8. Advocacy
        Advocating for the needs and rights of pediatric patients. Children’s nurses ensure that the best interests of the child are considered in the development and implementation of healthcare plans.

      9. Coordination of Care
        Coordinating and managing the overall care plan for pediatric patients. This involves working with multiple healthcare providers and services to ensure a comprehensive approach to healthcare.

      10. Documentation
        Maintaining accurate and detailed medical records of each patient’s condition, treatment, and progress. This documentation is crucial for communication within the healthcare team and for legal and regulatory purposes.

      Children’s nurses need to possess not only clinical skills but also excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as they work with both young patients and their families. They must be compassionate, patient, and able to adapt their approach to meet the unique needs of children at different developmental stages.

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