Registered Children's Nurses

Registered children's nurses nurses provide general or acute nursing care for children and young people with chronic or acute conditions and assist medical doctors with their tasks.


New workers
£ 8,816
£ 28,829
£ 45,417

Available jobs

In the past year there were 35,151 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Plans, manages, provides and evaluates nursing care services for patients, supervises the implementation of nursing care plans.

  • Advises on nursing care, disease prevention, and nutrition.

  • Works with parents to explain procedures and health conditions and to help them care for children when they return home.

  • Administers drugs and medicines, applies surgical dressings and gives other forms of treatment.

  • Monitors children's progress, including the interpretation of the behaviour of young children too young to communicate.

  • Manages own case load.

  • Assists medical doctors and works with other healthcare professionals to deal with emergencies and pre-planned treatment of patients.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Nursing

  • Midwifery

  • Nursing Care

  • Pediatrics

  • Auditing

  • Working With Children

  • Pediatric Nursing

  • Social Work

  • Clinical Governance

  • Child Protection

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Teaching

  • Planning

  • Leadership

  • Mentorship

  • Research

  • Teamwork

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Time Management

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.