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

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) - School Nurse

Job Reference: 150-KW4770-CSS-B

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
School Nurse
The Quadrant, Lancing, West Sussex
£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

Are you a qualified School Nurse, or in your final year of study?

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) have full time and part time Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) posts available. The posts are based in various areas of West Sussex.

As a qualified School Nurse, you will work as part of a 5-19 Healthy Child Programme (HCP) skill mix team, offering the 5-19 HCP to children, young people and their families, working closely with schools and West Sussex County Council's Early Help services. You will be involved in the development of a revised school nursing service, overseeing the 5-19 work for Staff Nurses, Community Nursery Nurses and School Health Assistants.

High quality clinical and safeguarding supervision is valued, and is delivered by the 5-19 team leads. SCFT 5-19 teams use ChatHealth.

SCFT offers staff a wide range of professional development opportunities.

Applications are welcomed from qualified School Nurses as well school nursing students qualifying this year.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lisa Young

Team Lead

07825 979315

Suzy Manaelfi, Team Lead:, 07827 929641

Delphine Curran, Team Lead:, 07879 890278

Linda Starkie, Area Manager:, 07833 056836

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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.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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