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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 833-RK-CS-198-21

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Children's Business Unit
Hannah House
£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.

Are you interested in developing your skills?

Would you like to provide a fun and relaxing short break in a safe environment to children and young people aged 5-18yrs with complex health needs?

We are looking for a full time Band 5 staff nurse with experience in caring for Children with complex health needs, to join our team at Hannah House.

Hannah House is an inpatient short break facility, where we provide quality nursing care. We are a 24 hour service 365 days a year. Hannah house has been rated as good in all areas by the CQC.

Hannah House provides regular overnight or day short breaks for children who meet continuing care or health short breaks criteria. We also care for children that are transitioning form the hospital setting to home, that require Long Term Ventilation.

We are Part of an innovative Community Children's Nursing Service, forward thinking and patient centred, continually striving for excellence, for our children to spend time in our Children's Community Nursing Team and Home based continuing care/Health short breaks team, as well as supporting the inclusion Team within Schools.

Informal Visits welcome with prior arrangement.

Due to the nature of the job it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and access to a suitable vehicle for business purpose. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

The successful candidate should have children's experience.

They should have at least 6 months experience and have completed their preceptorship in their previous role.

You will be good at problem solving, innovative, with a sound knowledge base, excellent communication skills, ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, prioritising, organising and delegating the workload.

The successful candidate will be someone that shows care and compassion to the children in our care.

Your duties will include

  • Providing clinical care

  • Caring for children with are wide range of complex and life limiting illnesses

  • Children that are on long term ventilation

  • Assessments and care plans

  • Liaising with the nurses at your link school and other Multi disciplinary teams involved in the care of the children accessing the unit

  • Safeguarding children.

If this job sounds like it suits you down to the ground, apply now before you forget!

Previous applicants need not apply.

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.

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

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