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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/01/2021.

0-19 Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 833-RD-CS-07-21

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
0-19 PHINS
£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.

Do you have a passion for making a difference for children, young people and families in Leeds? Are you looking for a fulfilling role in a community setting? If so, why not come and join the 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service!

We are looking to recruit Band 5 0-19 Staff Nurses. You will be part of a skill mix team, working within our pathways to meet the needs of the local population. The role will involve the promotion of health and well-being for preschool and school aged children and young people in a variety of settings.

Our core business hours are 8.30am to 5pm - Monday to Fridays. As part of the role you will have an opportunity to apply for and be supported to undertake the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Course (Health Visitor or School Nurse).

This is an exciting time to be part of a proactive service which strives to improve outcomes for children, young people and families. If you would like to further develop your skills and you have at the heart of your practice a key desire to make a real difference - then why not contact us today!

Please note this is NOT a term time only contract.

Effective communication skills are required as working with our partners is essential to delivering an excellent service coupled with listening to our clients and promoting engagement

Experience of working with children and young people is desirable but not essential.

An understanding of the safeguarding issues related to children and young people.

There is an expectation that you may work across the city within the wider 0-19 teams, and so the ability to travel independently and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes is essential. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act.

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.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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.

UK Registration

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

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