SCPHN Student (School Nursing)
Tower Hamlets GP Care Group
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Would you like to train as a School Nurse in Tower Hamlets?
Come and share our ambition to make a fundamental difference in improving the health and wellbeing of children and their families living in our North-East London Boroughs.
The GP Care Group is a not-for-profit CIC and aims to provide innovative high quality, responsive and accessible health services. As national leaders in new models of care we provide universal 0-19 services (health visiting and school nursing) as well as a Family Nurse Partnership. We deliver services in the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.
These are exciting times where you will be part of a drive to provide innovative, high quality, responsive and accessible health services to offer families access to integrated care including health, social care and voluntary community services.
School Nurses are the leaders of the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme offering a four level service model with community, universal, targeted and specialist services to families. You will add value at every contact with a young person and/or family, addressing the main public health needs of the Borough working closely with the local authority, GP Practices and other partners to improve outcomes for our children and young people.
You will need to be a qualified and registered nurse or midwife. You will study at degree or post graduate level for 52 weeks with a balance of half time in practice and half with the university.
Main duties of the job
What are we looking for?
- A real interest in wider health and social issue and tackling public health needs
- Excellent all-round communication and listening skills
- Sensitivity and tact
- Able to demonstrate and encourage empowerment
- Ability to work autonomously and yet be part of a wider team
- Emotional maturity in difficult or distressing situations and able to "stay" with families throughout
- Qualities of leadership and be willing to take responsibility and make appropriate decisions
- A high level of academic skills as an adult learner, able to cope with a very intense year where there are tight academic deadlines and expectations of application to practice
- A reflective learner able to build on previous experience and knowledge
To be considered for this post, you will need to demonstrate in no more than 150 words each, how you meet each of our six Care Group values which are set out in the job description in your supporting statement.
Successful applicants for Tower Hamlets will study at City University of London.
Please note our interview process is held in two stages. Shortlisted candidates will have to attend in person for a literacy and numeracy test first on 30/6/2023.Only on successful completion of these tests will you be progressed to interview.
For further details not already provided in the above information or job description please contact:
Tower Hamlets: Geraldine Collins email@example.com (School Health & Wellbeing Service Lead)
Tower Hamlets GP Care Group (the Care Group) was incorporated as a community interest company limited by shares in September 2014. Every general practice in Tower Hamlets owns one share of £1. The Care Group was formed to manage borough level contracts on behalf of the practices, deliver primary care led services and support general practices, and to be the provider voice of primary care in the wider health and social care system.
Read up more about Tower Hamlets here:http://www.towerhamlets.is/
The Care Group is also a member of Tower Hamlets Together, a place-based integrated partnership, which includes Bart's Health, East London NHS Foundation Trust, the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and the Council for Voluntary Services.
The key priorities for the Care Group are:
- Innovation and support for primary care
- Being a great place to work
- Integrating primary and community care
- Providing of high-quality cost-effective care to local people
- Influencing improvements in health outcomes
The fundamental responsibilities of the post holder are to attain the academic credentials and the clinical skills required to practice as a NMC registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse on a defined pathway.
Skills and Abilities
Care Group Values
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).