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Staff Nurse - Development

Job Reference: 833-SS-SP-112-20

(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
HMYOI Wetherby & Adel Beck SCH
£24,214 to £30,112 pa (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Did you become a nurse to make a difference to people's lives? This exciting opportunity offers the chance to work with a unique population group who need your nursing skills whilst supporting your career development to the next level.

As a team, we work with children both boys and girls aged 10 - 18 that are on remand and are unsure what their future holds. Young people that are on trial, young people that are sentenced, sometimes for life, for some it is the first time in a secure setting, for some it's their 3rd or 4th. We also work with some of the most vulnerable children in society that are placed with us for reasons of safety. Every person we work with could be someone's dad / mum, son / daughter, husband / wife, brother / sister, even though they are young. Our job is not to judge, our job is to provide exceptional care with kindness and compassion.

The role is challenging but also incredibly rewarding. Interactions with these young people can influence their thoughts on their future outlook. You will be an advocate for the young person's healthcare needs and promote the importance of their wellbeing within the establishment. Health and wellbeing is one of the pathways to reducing re-offending, meaning you can make a real difference. It takes a very special, dedicated, resilient and caring nurse to provide care in such an ever changing, dynamic environment and you will be joining likeminded exceptional healthcare professionals.

Working alongside the CAMHS and Substance misuse teams affords us the benefit of being able to work in a truly holistic manner, responding to the needs of both physical and mental well-being in partnership. Additionally, you will work with prison departments, including the wing staff, education, safer custody and probation teams.

For this new developmental post, we are looking for a Nurse to complement our award winning Primary Healthcare Team delivering healthcare to these vulnerable and highly complex young people. You will progress through a structured competency based training programme. The competencies will be achieved over time and demonstrated consistently via monthly one to one management supervision and appraisal.

Through this developmental process you'll be supported to become an excellent leader with the ability to make clinical decisions autonomously within a fast paced changing environment. Following development, you will provide operational management to the primary care team; you will work alongside the current Primary Care Team Leaders and Primary Care Manager to provide the young people in our care with a comprehensive and high quality health service.

As a passionate and committed registered nurse, your aim is to achieve the best health and wellbeing outcomes through tailored interventions that ensure young people's health needs are met when they return to community setting or transfer to another secure environment. You will be a dynamic, positive person with good organisational skills. You will be creative and supportive, assisting in managing change within the service at a clinical and operational level.

The best way to know if this role is right for you is to visit our service to get a feel for the site and our lovely staff can answer any of your questions. To arrange an informal visit please contact Leah Murphy.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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