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Dual Trained Nurse (Adult and Paeds)

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Job Description.

Reference: DTN/18/06
Closing Date: 20 Jul 2018

Kingsbridge Private Hospital is currently seeking to recruit additional Dual Trained Nurses (adult and paediatric). The successful candidates will join an exemplary Ward team and play an important role in the effective delivery of excellent nursing care to adult and paediatric patients. Working closely with the multi-disciplinary team, you will strive to deliver a service with greater emphasis on one-to-one care. You will have the opportunity to work across a variety of post-surgical specialties in a relaxed environment with state of the art facilities.

Successful applicants can expect a competitive salary, with additional uplifts for evenings / weekends / bank holidays, and paid lunch breaks. You will have access to regular training and continuous professional development, and will be included in the organisations life assurance, private health insurance, and income protection schemes.


Job Title:

Dual Trained Nurse




Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast


Full time, permanent (option to discuss at interview stage)



Responsible to:

Ward Manager

Accountable to:

General Manager


Please direct salary enquiries to the recruitment team ()


Job Summary:

The post holder will carry responsibility for the assessment of patient care needs and for developing and sustaining the provision of high quality and effective care to all patients at Kingsbridge Private Hospital. The post holder must be experienced in administering care to adults and children and will be confident working within a surgical Ward.


Key Responsibilities:


Nursing Organisation:


Standard of Care:




Health and Safety:






The above list is not exhaustive and additional / alternative tasks may be required from time to time as directed.


Person Specification:




  • Qualifications
  • Registered Paediatric and Adult Nurse.
  • Live NMC membership.
  • Evidence of CPD.
  • Current Child Protection training.
  • ILS and PILS certification, not essential though as training will be provided.
  • Experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ post registration experience.
  • Comfortable treating adults and children.
  • Previous post registration experience in the private sector.
  • Special Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.
  • Evidence of problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Good team player.
  • Ability to accept criticism and act constructively.
  • Willingness to accept additional responsibilities.
  • Willingness to learn and acquire new skills.
  • Insight and understanding of current issues in nursing.


  • Personal Attributes
  • Neat, well-groomed and well presented.
  • Clarity of speech.
  • Good health record.
  • Punctual time keeper.
  • Ability to work core hours.
  • Flexibility for cover.
  • Membership with a professional body.



To apply, please complete and return an application form to . For any other queries regaring this role, please contact the recruitment team on 02890 735215 or using the above email.


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