Children's Community Staff Nurse

CSH Surrey

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Job summary

This band 5 Childrens Community Nurse post, based within a team in Redhill, is an exciting opportunity, where no two days are the same, to make a difference to children and young people requiring nursing care and support in their homes/nurseries/school.

You will be responsible for delivering a high standard of nursing care, have excellent communication skills and be able to use your own initiative as well as working well as a team player. You will be supported to develop your expertise both within your Team and by regular reflection and professional training.

Golden Hello eligible! A Golden Hello payment of £2000 (£1000 upon commencement and a further £1000 following successful completion of a six month probation period) will be made, provided that the eligibility terms are met.

Full Time 37.5 hours (part-time hours considered)

What you will need:

  • RSCN or RN Child
  • Able to travel independently across Surrey (car driver/owner essential)
  • To be self-motivated, committed with initiative
  • Happy to work as a team and lone work

We look forward to your application.

For an informal discussion and further information, please contact Ruth Hindmarch, Clinical team Leader on 01737 214784

UK Visa and Immigration Sponsorship: Please note that we do not offer UKVI sponsorship for these posts, and so all applicants require a current right to work in the UK.

Main duties of the job

Delivery of high-quality nursing care to children and young adults aged 0-18 years in their homes, nurseries, schools in a designated geographical locality in Surrey. To work without direct supervision and manage own workload.

About us

CSH Surrey are part of the NHS and are Surreys largest and longest established NHS community services provider, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe High-Cost Allowance of 5%.

Our staff enjoy excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes.

We CARE about our staff though through our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Our active employee council called The Voice, elect employee representatives to ensure colleagues' voices are heard at Board level. CSH is a diverse organisation, if you are a passionate, person-focused individual then apply to join CSH Surrey today!

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds who meet the essential criteria of the job you are applying for and if you require any reasonable adjustments, please contact the named individual for this advert, or our recruitment team.

Date posted

27 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£29,828 to £36,311 a year inclusive of 5% High Cost Area allowance per annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

B9074-24-0019-7

Job locations

Phoenix House, Room 3b, Redhill Aerodrome,

Kings Mill Lane

Redhill

Surrey

RH1 5JY


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Practice within all the NMC Professional Codes and Standards and the organisations policies and procedures
  • Responsible for providing day-to-day support to the childrens community nursing team
  • Responsible for working at weekends on a rotational rota and support a 24-hour end of life care rota as required
  • Contributes to the planning and organisation of the team, allocation and re-allocation of staff according to patient need and the demands of the service, ensuring the team delivers responsive care within the allocated resources
  • Assesses, determines and records treatment plans (including physiological and/or psychological functioning) which are consistent with the outcomes of an assessment
  • Acts as an advocate to produce care plans in collaboration with other agencies and professionals that reflect childs/young persons/families wishes and views
  • Respects individual wishes, beliefs and consent to treatment ensuring privacy and dignity is maintained at all times
  • Maintain a high level of clinical skill e.g. care and use of central lines, enteral feeding devices, catheterisation, management of long-term ventilation, tracheotomy care, wound care, stoma care, administration of specialist infusions within the community setting and end of life care
  • Work with the team to provide a holistic approach to symptom management care for children and families
  • Undertake physical examination of the child/young person which may include listening to the heart and lungs, undertaking venepuncture, accessing central lines/ports, catheterisation, change of tracheostomy breathing tubes, replacement of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tubes etc.
  • Competent in the use of various equipment that requires accuracy within a narrow margin for error e.g. syringe drivers, ventilators, saturation monitoring, enteral/nasogastric/nasojejunal feeding pumps etc.
  • Participate in the implementation of seamless transition of care, supporting early hospital discharge and continuity of care for children and their family
  • Work within the delegated budget to ensure effective use of material resources/supplies
  • Participates in ordering equipment from centralised equipment store
  • Communicating and receiving sensitive, complex and sometimes contentious information where persuasive, motivational, negotiating, empathetic or reassurance skills are required
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and contemporaneous records at all times
  • Communicates effectively with multi-disciplinary team and contributes to meetings with professionals, parents, children e.g. child protection case conference, network meetings, safeguarding processes, discharge planning etc.
  • Effectively communicates information to all members of the team, including sharing researching findings and necessary changes in practice and that issues are appropriately brought to the attention of the clinical team lead
  • Anticipates and manages barriers to understanding e.g. language, interpreters, visual and hearing impairments
  • Establish and maintain a robust communication pathway with acute settings on all matters that affect the management and readmission of child into hospital
  • Manages difficult situations to achieve resolution across a range of situations including dealing with complaints and incidents to avoid escalation whenever possible.
  • Participates in the management of emergency situations including major incidents
  • Responsible for review, analysis and comparison of clinical and staff data that informs the planning and evaluation of the teams requirements
  • Works autonomously to plan, prioritise and coordinate own workload and that of the team taking into consideration potentially conflicting roles and activities within the team.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of care and reviews care plan accordingly
  • Contributes to the strategic planning and development of the service, children/young person care plans, policies in line with national and locally commissioned priorities, keeping in mind inclusion of children and families
  • Responsible for recognising and reporting clinical and safeguarding risk
  • Contributes to quality and clinical effectiveness within service provided by the team
  • Supports the development of audit systems and to undertake audit when required
  • Responsible for sharing of information following attendance from study days
  • Awareness of data collection processes and reporting systems
  • Monitor, control, and store resources / supplies according to the requirements and specifications of the clinical environment
  • Utilise theory, evidence-based literature and research to support evidence based practice in individual and team work

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Practice within all the NMC Professional Codes and Standards and the organisations policies and procedures
  • Responsible for providing day-to-day support to the childrens community nursing team
  • Responsible for working at weekends on a rotational rota and support a 24-hour end of life care rota as required
  • Contributes to the planning and organisation of the team, allocation and re-allocation of staff according to patient need and the demands of the service, ensuring the team delivers responsive care within the allocated resources
  • Assesses, determines and records treatment plans (including physiological and/or psychological functioning) which are consistent with the outcomes of an assessment
  • Acts as an advocate to produce care plans in collaboration with other agencies and professionals that reflect childs/young persons/families wishes and views
  • Respects individual wishes, beliefs and consent to treatment ensuring privacy and dignity is maintained at all times
  • Maintain a high level of clinical skill e.g. care and use of central lines, enteral feeding devices, catheterisation, management of long-term ventilation, tracheotomy care, wound care, stoma care, administration of specialist infusions within the community setting and end of life care
  • Work with the team to provide a holistic approach to symptom management care for children and families
  • Undertake physical examination of the child/young person which may include listening to the heart and lungs, undertaking venepuncture, accessing central lines/ports, catheterisation, change of tracheostomy breathing tubes, replacement of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tubes etc.
  • Competent in the use of various equipment that requires accuracy within a narrow margin for error e.g. syringe drivers, ventilators, saturation monitoring, enteral/nasogastric/nasojejunal feeding pumps etc.
  • Participate in the implementation of seamless transition of care, supporting early hospital discharge and continuity of care for children and their family
  • Work within the delegated budget to ensure effective use of material resources/supplies
  • Participates in ordering equipment from centralised equipment store
  • Communicating and receiving sensitive, complex and sometimes contentious information where persuasive, motivational, negotiating, empathetic or reassurance skills are required
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and contemporaneous records at all times
  • Communicates effectively with multi-disciplinary team and contributes to meetings with professionals, parents, children e.g. child protection case conference, network meetings, safeguarding processes, discharge planning etc.
  • Effectively communicates information to all members of the team, including sharing researching findings and necessary changes in practice and that issues are appropriately brought to the attention of the clinical team lead
  • Anticipates and manages barriers to understanding e.g. language, interpreters, visual and hearing impairments
  • Establish and maintain a robust communication pathway with acute settings on all matters that affect the management and readmission of child into hospital
  • Manages difficult situations to achieve resolution across a range of situations including dealing with complaints and incidents to avoid escalation whenever possible.
  • Participates in the management of emergency situations including major incidents
  • Responsible for review, analysis and comparison of clinical and staff data that informs the planning and evaluation of the teams requirements
  • Works autonomously to plan, prioritise and coordinate own workload and that of the team taking into consideration potentially conflicting roles and activities within the team.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of care and reviews care plan accordingly
  • Contributes to the strategic planning and development of the service, children/young person care plans, policies in line with national and locally commissioned priorities, keeping in mind inclusion of children and families
  • Responsible for recognising and reporting clinical and safeguarding risk
  • Contributes to quality and clinical effectiveness within service provided by the team
  • Supports the development of audit systems and to undertake audit when required
  • Responsible for sharing of information following attendance from study days
  • Awareness of data collection processes and reporting systems
  • Monitor, control, and store resources / supplies according to the requirements and specifications of the clinical environment
  • Utilise theory, evidence-based literature and research to support evidence based practice in individual and team work

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Consolidated nurse training and experience of caring for sick children
  • Evidence of professional development
  • Experience of initiating and participating in clinical audit
  • Good understanding of current nursing workforce issues
  • Clear understanding of community health services

Desirable

  • Experience with clinical supervision
  • Consolidated nurse training and experience of caring for sick children 1 year post qualifying

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Broad range of clinical skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to organise own workload and able to delegate and prioritise effectively
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Desirable

  • Leadership skills

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Childrens Nurse

Desirable

  • ENB998
  • Mentorship
  • Practice Assessor/Supervisor
  • Willingness to undertake Childrens Community Degree Nursing qualification

Other

Essential

  • Car Driver
  • Reliable and Flexible
  • Ability to work well in stressful situations
  • Innovative
  • Assertive
  • Able to travel around the County of Surrey and work in a variety of settings
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Consolidated nurse training and experience of caring for sick children
  • Evidence of professional development
  • Experience of initiating and participating in clinical audit
  • Good understanding of current nursing workforce issues
  • Clear understanding of community health services

Desirable

  • Experience with clinical supervision
  • Consolidated nurse training and experience of caring for sick children 1 year post qualifying

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Broad range of clinical skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to organise own workload and able to delegate and prioritise effectively
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Desirable

  • Leadership skills

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Childrens Nurse

Desirable

  • ENB998
  • Mentorship
  • Practice Assessor/Supervisor
  • Willingness to undertake Childrens Community Degree Nursing qualification

Other

Essential

  • Car Driver
  • Reliable and Flexible
  • Ability to work well in stressful situations
  • Innovative
  • Assertive
  • Able to travel around the County of Surrey and work in a variety of settings

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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Additional information

UK Registration

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Employer details

Employer name

CSH Surrey

Address

Phoenix House, Room 3b, Redhill Aerodrome,

Kings Mill Lane

Redhill

Surrey

RH1 5JY


Employer's website

https://www.cshsurrey.co.uk/about-us/about-csh-surrey (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

CSH Surrey

Address

Phoenix House, Room 3b, Redhill Aerodrome,

Kings Mill Lane

Redhill

Surrey

RH1 5JY


Employer's website

https://www.cshsurrey.co.uk/about-us/about-csh-surrey (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Team Leader

Ruth Hindmarch

ruth.hindmarch@nhs.net

01737214784

Date posted

27 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£29,828 to £36,311 a year inclusive of 5% High Cost Area allowance per annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

B9074-24-0019-7

Job locations

Phoenix House, Room 3b, Redhill Aerodrome,

Kings Mill Lane

Redhill

Surrey

RH1 5JY


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