Paediatric nursing jobs play a pivotal role in the healthcare sector, focusing on nurturing a team of specialists to guide and train nurses wanting a fulfilling career in a specialised field of nursing.
What qualifications and experience do you need?
A fundamental requirement is a bachelor’s degree in nursing, as well as active registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the Children’s Nursing category. This ensures that you possess the necessary knowledge and expertise vital for paediatric nursing instruction.
Substantial clinical experience as a children’s nurse is highly desired as hands-on experience in caring for children and young patients equips you with invaluable insights into the challenges of this field. This firsthand knowledge is essential for effectively mentoring and guiding future paediatric nurses.
What’s the pay?
Salaries for a lecturing role in children and young people nursing start in the range of £34,304 to £39,739.
Pay may vary based on your qualifications, experience, and the institution where you choose to teach.
What can it lead to?
After gaining teaching and research experience, the next rung of the academic career ladder would be a senior lecturer in children’s nursing, where you would lead a team of fellow lecturers, therefore contributing to the growth and development of the next generation of paediatric nursing professionals.
Where can I find Paediatric Nursing jobs?
Jobs are available in universities across the UK, with many being advertised in the second half of the academic year.
Most roles are offered on a permanent basis and employers offer flexible working opportunities for the right candidates.
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