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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/06/2021.

School Nurse - Band 5

Job Reference: 327-21-453

Employer:
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Countywide
Location:
Gloucester
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum (pro rata)

We love what we do and we think you will, too!

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Join us in Gloucestershire for an exciting new career…

Are you a Registered Nurse who is:

• dynamic and innovative, seeking a new challenge

• wanting to help children, families and young people to make the best choices for their health and wellbeing

• able to support and respond to children young people and families most in need

• wanting to help safeguard children and young people of Gloucestershire at risk of harm

• interested in working in partnership with public sector and voluntary and community sector colleagues to achieve the best outcomes for children, young people and their families

• enthusiastic and motivated to develop and deliver plans to improve health outcomes for individuals, families and communities?

If so, we want to hear from you!

We offer:

• Mobile working with laptops and electronic records, enabling place based care.

•Digital appointments to young people and parents offering quick and easy access to health advice and support

• Social media platforms and a texting service in response to requests of young people and families.

• Diverse work in a skill-mixed team developed through robust competency frameworks

• An Induction Programme to underpin transition into role

• Clinical Supervision, Restorative Supervision and Safeguarding Children Supervision to support professional practice

This role offers diverse and rewarding opportunities for nurses to make a difference to children and young people’s lives through advice, support and signposting using public health skills of enabling and empowering families and communities to help themselves. There is very limited opportunity for traditional clinical nursing work in this branch of Public Health Nursing and all applicants should be aware of this.

Hours per week: Various as listed

Tewkesbury 22.5hrs over 3 days – Substantive

Stroud 30hrs over 4 days – Fixed term until Dec 2021

Forest 30hrs over 4 days – Fixed term until June 2022

For informal enquiries about posts please contact, Sally Chapman,School Nurse Team Leader – North, on07816 062688 / Sally.chapman@ghc.nhs.uk

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 20th June 2021

Shortlisting date: 21th June 2021

Interview date: 8th July 2021

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust’s view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need, therefore we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.


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/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.


UK Registration

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



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