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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/09/2021.

IOW Clinical Team Coordinator, Special School Nurse

Job Reference: 449-CS963

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Child and Family
Location:
Newport
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, passionate, highly motivated, and forward-thinking Clinical Team Co-ordinator to lead our Special School Nursing team on the Isle of Wight (IOW). As part of Solent NHS Trust’s Community Children’s Nursing Service within the West locality, we provide Specialist School Nursing to eight Special Schools across Southampton, Hampshire and the IOW. We are looking to recruit a Clinical Team Co-ordinator to work across Medina School and St Georges School, and work closely with the Special School Nursing Team in Southampton and Hampshire.

You will have a key role in leading care planning, training, and multi-disciplinary liaison for children and young people (CYP) with a range of needs within the school setting and wider community setting. You will have the opportunity to shape and lead the service as it continually adapts to the ever-changing needs of the families we care for. This role will also enable you to further develop your leadership and management skills within a supportive and experienced team. You should have good organisational skills and evidence of continued professional development. If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to lead as a team player, as well as the initiative to work autonomously and effectively this could be the challenge for you.

Medina School and St Georges Schoolprovides for CYP who have complex learning difficulties. Itdelivers outstanding quality education and care of its pupils and caters for a range of Special Educational Needs as well as CYP with learning difficulties, physical disabilities, language disorders and autistic spectrum disorders.

The Special School Nursing team works collaboratively with children, families, carers, school staff and the wider multi-disciplinary team within the education setting to ensure a supportive and caring learning environment. The Clinical Team Coordinator will be responsible for providing clinical skills and ensuring a holistic, family centered approach to assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the health needs of the children within specialist education. This opportunity will provide excellent experience of working with children within the special school setting and will include teaching/training, representation at meetings and maintaining the health needs of CYP and a range of complex care, such as epilepsy management, enteral feeding, tracheostomy care and a chance to transfer a wide range of clinical skills.

You must either be an experienced Children’s Nurse or experienced Learning Disability Nurse with recent experience of working with children and evidenced leadership experience. Previous experience of special school nursing would be desirable and the ability to lead a team of nurses.

At Solent NHS Trust, we are committed to putting patients at the forefront of care and are always looking for dedicated professionals who share our HEART values and passion for delivering high quality care. As a valued member of Solent NHS Trust, we’ll offer you regular 1-1 support, clinical supervision, comprehensive and on-going training/development, and good quality working conditions. Solent NHS Trust is a well-regarded and established provider of community services in Southampton. Join us and be part of a truly compassionate and caring team working to make a real difference within our Trust.

If a SSN Clinical Team Co-ordinator role appeals, you have the qualities we are looking for, share our values and feel excited by the prospect of how we can complement your professional career then we would love to hear from you. We welcome you to contact us prior to interview to discuss this post further and to arrange a suitable time to come along for an informal visit.

Please contact Lucy Parker on Lucy.Parker@solent.nhs.uk or telephone 07920 085704

Interviews will take place on 13th and 14th September 2021.

 

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Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.


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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