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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/04/2021.

Community Nursery Nurse

Job Reference: 824-CHD-5738

Employer:
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Nursing
Location:
Brent Health Visiting, Wembley
Salary:
£25,676 - £27,941 PA inc. HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster and Hertfordshire - Watford, St Albans, Potters Bar, Hemel Hempstead, Harpenden.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join one of our forward thinking and innovative 0-19 Children’s Services Team in Brent.

We have a range of full time Band 4 Community Nursery Nurse posts across Brent. Our skill mix teams work passionately to deliver our progressive service and continue to seek and develop innovative ways of working with Brent families to enable children to have their best start in life.

Children, young people, and families are our focus and passion and we’re seeking Health Visitors to join our dynamic diverse teams. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our families get the best care closer to home. The current climate means this is more important than ever; supporting families to keep them well, to provide care to keep them out of hospital or allowing them to return home from hospital at the earliest opportunity through our support and care.

Brent has a multi- cultural community, providing the opportunity to work with a diverse population. The Brent 0-19 Service operates across the local wards of Brent. As a Health Visitor, you will be responsible for ensuring a safe and effective delivery of service and leadership with the implementation of the Healthy Child Programme within the School Health Service and 0-5’s Core Programme.

You will be of support for members of the team and deliver services in line with the Healthy Child programme under the supervision of the Health Visitor.

We work very closely with our partner agencies to enrich the mix of skills available and strengthen our position as a service provider. Working within the team are Health Visitors, School Health Nurses, Community Nursery Nurses and School Nurse Assistants.

You need to have a passion for working with children, young people and families and have a comprehensive understanding of the Public Health Agenda in Brent. It is essential that you also have a thorough knowledge of the Healthy Child Programme (0-19), Central London Community Healthcare Values.

 

It is essential applicants can meet the travel requirements of the post.

You will be:

  • NNEB or NVQ Level 3 in Child Care/CACHE or a Level 4 Certificate in Early Years Practice (OU) or a Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Early Years to join our Health Visiting team.
  • Experience should include working with children and families in a variety of settings
  • Must have an excellent knowledge of child development and ideally have some experience of working with children who have additional needs.
  • The role will involve delivering key aspects of the Healthy Child Programme as part of a Health Visiting team.
  • These aspects will include supporting families with infant feeding, child development and child health clinics, both in group settings and on an individual basis.
  • Computer skills are essential, as is a positive attitude to change.
  • You will have good communication skills, be a team player and be well organised in order to work effectively, in partnership with colleagues in.

In return we can offer you:

  • Fully supported inductions with a mentor
  • Access to the CLCH Academy which provides continued education and training
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Exclusive discounts across travel, shopping, utilities – with even more coming soon
  • Essential user parking
  • Various Health & Wellbeing programmes to help with general, physical, and mental health
  • Staff networks that celebrate and support cultural diversity and inclusivity
  • Travel discounts including season tickets and cycle schemes
  • And much more…

 

At CLCH we’ve been continuing to re-shape the way Health Visitors work. Throughout the pandemic we have kept our Health Visitors working with Brent families by introducing new and innovative practices to keep them safe, including agile working and provision of laptops and additional technological solutions. We’ve also got a responsive single point of access to support the Brent families and young people.




Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.


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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