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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Specialist School Nurse

Job Reference: 150-SF4851-CSS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Children and Young People's Nursing
Seaside View, Brighton General Hospital, Brighton
£31,365-£37,890 pa (pro rata)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

We are excited to offer an opportunity for an experienced Specialist School Nurse to join our Brighton and Hove Special School Nursing team. This is a fixed term post for maternity cover until the end of December 2021.

The Specialist School Nurse will be responsible for the provision, planning, implementing and evaluation of nursing care for the young people attending Hill Park School in Brighton and Hove and providing support as required for other special schools within Brighton and Hove. They will also be responsible for training and education of school staff to attain competence when providing the day to day care for the pupils. The post requires a flexible, motivated, enthusiastic individual who is a keen team player and is able to evolve the role to suit the needs of the children attending the schools.

The post is integrated into the Specialist Nursing team based at Seaside View Child Development Centre, Brighton General Hospital.

Experience of working as a Specialist School Nurse in a special school environment is essential for this role as the successful candidate will be providing supervision and support for Band 5 Special School Nurses in the team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameVanessa SharpJob titleClinical Service Manager, Seside View CDC, BrightonEmail addressvanessasharp@nhs.netTelephone number07768 278940Additional contact information

Holly Toskaj, Special School Nurse Brighton and Hove, 07584 268950

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