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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/06/2020.

Staff Nurse (Term Time Only)

Job Reference: 833-AG-CS-223-20

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Farnley Park
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum (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.

Are you interested in developing your skills?

Due to internal promotion within the team Children's Community Nursing is pleased to offer a Band 5 staff nurse post based in the Inclusion Nursing Team. This is an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse who has experience of working with children and young people aged 2-19 who have complex health, additional needs or Learning disabilities. The team provides nursing support to the Leeds Specialist Inclusive Learning Centres (SILCs) across the city and support occasionally when required to the wider services Continuing Care, Hannah House and Children’s Nursing Team. The post will be a permanent post and is 37.5hrs term time only.

Your duties will involve:
Assessment and care planning.
Caseload holder under supervision.
Teaching and training of Education Staff and other local authority contacts.
Safeguarding Children.
Providing 1:1 or group support with PSHE as requested.
Attending Early Help, education health care planning and Child in need meetings.
Working within ICAN Pathways sleep, continence, eating and drinking, behaviour and parental support.
Supporting joint clinics run with the Paediatricians and nurse led clinics.

Our focus is to promote opportunities for children and young people to be involved in all aspects of school life or respite care. We provide training, clinical and non-clinical care and support to a wide range of Children and their families in order for them to attend school. The workload is challenging and varied and in return there is opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and work across the wider Children's Community Nursing Service.
In a recent CQC inspection Leeds community Healthcare were rated as good. In the Inclusion nursing service Quality walk the team were rated as good with outstanding care.

What people say about us:
"Thank you so much for the training given to our staff. It was clear, and very thorough, and has given our staff the confidence to go with our medical pupils on outdoor visits". Education.

"Thanks for all your hard work and support over the past year. It's a pleasure to work with people who are so knowledgeable and committed to keeping the pupils safe". Education.

"To the nursing team, Thank you for looking after our child, it's been good to know you've been there if they have needed you". Parent.

You will be innovative, have a sound knowledge base, excellent communication skills, resilience and able to work in a busy environment, autonomously, prioritising your workload as part of a team, under the supervision of senior staff.

We are looking to employ staff who can demonstrate a strong commitment to working in partnership with children, young people and their families in order to provide evidence based holistic health care and make a positive difference to their lives.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

It is highly recommended that any candidate rings to discuss the job, visit the service and researches the post.

If you are interested please contact Sue Carr Team leader 0113 2728629 for further information and to visit the service prior to application.

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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

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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

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