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Paediatric Staff Nurse - Covid19 Testing Hub

SW5 0TU, London (Greater)
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25 Feb 2022

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Bank Paediatric Staff Nurse - Covid19 Testing Hub

Cromwell Hospital, Kensington, SW5 0TU

Monday to Friday

BANK SHIFTS, £18.61 per hour


We are currently recruiting for a number of Bank Paediatric Nurses (RCN) to work in our Covid 19 Testing Hub at the Cromwell Hospital.

Role Overview: 

This role is based in our Covid19 testing hub and involves safe collection of Covid19 specimens for our staff and patient groups.

You shall support the senior nurses with the smooth running of the service and provide a high-quality, safe and holistic service to adults and paediatric patients attending the testing centre.

This includes the safe collection and management of patient specimens with minimal discomfort or distress to the patient.


What you’ll do: 

  • Provide safe collection of COVID19 PCR tests, ensuring specimens are safely handled at all times in accordance with hospital policies and UKAS requirements.
  • Prioritising patient care needs.
  • Work as part of the multidisciplinary team, delivering a high standard of holistic family centred care  to  children  and  their  families.   
  • Providing  the  highest  standard  of  nursing  care  through ongoing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe and effective care.
  • Possess effective time management skills to ensure patients’ needs are met
  • Engaging in and promoting multi-disciplinary teamwork alongside: Specialist Doctors, nurses, interpreters and therapists.
  • Understand the principles of delivering prescribed treatment safely to achieve positive patient outcomes.


What you’ll bring: 

  • NMC Registered Nurse, 1st level
  • Ability to plan and prioritise care for patients
  • Good time management
  • It would be desirable to have experience of phlebotomy and cannulation and/or Covid-19 swabbing.

Why Bupa?

We are a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers. 

These benefits have been carefully crafted to really make a difference to our people’s lives, supporting a work-life balance whilst keeping focus on mental and physical wellbeing:

An hourly rate that incorporates payment of annual leave.

Subsidised staff canteen and coffee shop lead by expert caterers.

Inclusion in the NEST government pension scheme.

Subsidised staff canteen and coffee shop lead by expert caterers.


Diversity and Inclusion 

Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them. 

Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path.  

Welcome to a place that celebrates you.  

This isn’t where you've been.   

This is where you're going.  

This is what we have belief in. 


With no shareholders, our customers and colleagues our focus. We reinvest our profits back into our care homes, health centres, dental practices, offices and our hospital to provide better healthcare for our current and future customers.

At Bupa you’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be your true self and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. Every single one of our global employees share this purpose and we have belief in them to help us achieve our goals.

Our world-renowned Cromwell Hospital in London was purpose built and opened in 1981 as a state of the art private facility for complex procedures and a tradition that continues to this day. Patient care is our top priority and we believe in giving our colleagues the autonomy to do what’s right – allowing them the freedom to do work that matters every day.

We offer a variety of nursing roles across our Clinics and our Hospital, allowing you to be the Nurse you want to be. No matter your role, we believe you should be supported. That’s why we offer a range of personal and professional development opportunities and continually invest in our technology to help you continue to deliver the best possible standards of patient care.

So no matter whether you’re an experienced nurse or just at the start of your career welcome to a company that has belief in you.

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