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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/05/2021.

School Nurse Specialist Practice Student

Job Reference: 811-MM285

Your Healthcare CIC
NMET Training
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum (inc)

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Student School Nurse

Band 5

Hours: 37.5 (1wte) hours per week

Contract: Fixed term for one year from September 2021

Your Healthcare is offering an exciting opportunity for registered nurses to join our School Health team in a training role. We are inviting applications for sponsorship, leading to a PG Dip/BSc (Hons) and NMC recordable Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nurse).

The successful applicant will join our School Health Team as a School Nurse student. You must demonstrate up to date clinical skills, leadership qualities, evidence-based practice and a passion for promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as share Your Healthcare’s commitments and values.

The programme involves taught modules at a London University and a clinical placement within Your Healthcare. The combination of clinical and academic content will enable you to develop knowledge, clinical and leadership skills to support high quality practice. You will focus on public health outcomes through the delivery of evidence-based interventions which will involve community and whole school approaches, working with groups and with individuals.

As a student School Nurse you will be highly motivated about promoting and supporting the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of school age children, their families and school communities, in order that each child/young person is able to maximise their full health potential. You will have experience of working within multi-disciplinary teams and have a keen interest in developing teaching, supervision and leadership skills.

Your Healthcare offers:

  • A supportive and exciting environment for learning, supported by Practice Assessors with knowledge and experience of supporting post registration practice education
  • A supportive network for clinical supervision
  • Enthusiastic and proactive teams that strive for excellence in all areas of practice

The successful applicant will have:

  • For BSc 120 credits at Level 5
  • For PG Dip a first degree at 2:1 or above
  • Numeracy and literacy skills up to GCSE or equivalent
  • Valid UK full driving license
  • Access to a vehicle for a business use

Your Healthcare Community Interest Company is a not for profit community health and social care service provider.

Please provide approximately 500 words in the supporting information of your application form, outlining why you wish to become a School Nurse.

Please note shortlisted candidates will be required to prepare and present a ten minute presentation on the following:

What challenges can you identify that impact on the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme by School Nursing services and how do you think these challenges could be addressed?

Closing date: 16th May 202

Interviews will take place on 26th May 2021

If you would like to contact us to discuss any aspects of this role please contact:

Kate Arkwright or Janice Beresford, Specialist practice teacher and practice development leads for School Health Tel No: 0208 274 7841 Tel No: 208 274 7813

Your Healthcare are part of the NHS family and on NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions and members of the NHS pension scheme.

Your Healthcare CIC reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date if a high number of applications are received. If you are interested in this role, please submit your application as soon as possible.

Applications for this post will be processed as quickly as possible. Please note due to the high number of applications received, we are unable to provide feedback to candidates who have not been shorltisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applicants are advised to regularly check their NHS Jobs account as candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be notified via email using this facility.

In line with the majority of NHS organisations in London, we would not normally pay travelling expenses for interviewees.

If you are successful at interview, please note we will take up references covering your last 3 years’ work history.

Your Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note that this post is subject to a probationary period.

You are providing your personal information to Your Healthcare CIC. If you are offered a position at the organisation your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained by the organisation, by applying for this post you hereby consent to the organisation processing of your personal data as outlined above.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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