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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/02/2021.

Regional Nurse Advisor for Transition

Job Reference: 411-COMCAM-2021-90126

Employer:
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
411 Complex Discharge (912413)
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£45,753 to £51,668 pa

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a provider of specialist health care to over 275,000 children and young people each year. In addition to the hospital site located in the West Derby area of Liverpool, Alder Hey has a presence in community outreach sites and, in collaboration with other providers, our clinicians help deliver care closer to patients’ homes by holding local clinics at locations from Cumbria to Shropshire, in Wales and the Isle of Man. The Trust also provides inpatient care for children with complex mental health needs at our Alder Park building in the nearby borough of Sefton.

We currently have more than 3,200 staff working across our community and hospital sites. We’re also a teaching and training hospital providing education and training to around 540 medical and over 500 nursing and allied health professional students each year.

As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.


A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen at Alder Heys Children’s NHS Foundation Trust for a Band 8a Regional Nurse Advisor for Healthcare Transition of Children and Young People, funded through Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust by The Burdett Trust for Nursing. The post-holder will be a dynamic, caring and enthusiastic individual who has experience working clinically with young people and working across organisational boundaries.

The post holder will act as an expert advisor in the field of transition from children’s to adult services, offering knowledge and support for healthcare professionals; they will lead an established quality improvement project model, aimed at creating and implementing best practice transition pathways for young people with a long term condition moving from a children’s to an adult service (11 - 25 years). The post holder will work with all organisations where young people access healthcare, working closely with the Burdett National Lead Nurse for Transition, based at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. This is a regional post and will involve liaison with many organisations and services working collaboratively and in partnership to support the management of change. The post holder will support key individuals in organisations to work through the quality improvement model aiming to achieve best practice transition pathways and excellence in transition support for young people and their families. Ultimately seeking to improve the support provided for young people in transition, increasing the engagement of young people with adult services, whilst also achieving their best possible long term health outcomes.

The post holder will be supported by the National Lead Nurse for Transition and the transition project administrative assistant.

For further information contact Louise Porter, National Lead Nurse, Burdett National Nursing Network on 07770581506 or email louise-c.porter@nhs.net

Or

Carol Rowlands Head of Complex Care and Community Nursing Services 07972187268 or email carol.rowlands@alderhey.nhs.uk




Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link

We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, 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.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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