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Integrated Community Children's Nurse

Job Reference: 449-CSP431-1

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Integrated Community Children's Nursing Service
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534 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

Following the expansion of our Integrated Community Children’s Nursing Service, we are looking to appoint highly skilled, enthusiastic and forward-thinking Registered Children’s Nurses with extensive experience in nursing children, preferably within the community setting.

Our established, passionate and dedicated integrated Community Children’s Nursing Service (iCCNS) works collaboratively with children, young people (CYP), families and the wider multi-disciplinary team to ensure safe care is provided within the community wherever possible. We deliver high quality and holistic, child centred care to CYP who require nursing intervention, across Portsmouth and the South East Hampshire area with acute and long term conditions, complex needs, life-limiting and life-threatening illness, including CYP requiring palliative and end of life care.

As a Nurse within the iCCN service you will have the opportunity to shape our responsive service as it continually adapts to the ever-changing needs of the CYP & families we care for. In addition to delivering nursing care, you will lead care planning, training and multi-disciplinary liaison for CYP within their home and the wider community setting.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and show the ability to operate as a team player, whilst having the initiative to work autonomously and effectively. You require good organisational skills, knowledge of safeguarding children and evidence of continued professional development and will be supported and encouraged to further develop your skills within the service. This post requires youhold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car.

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 Portsmouth and Hampshire. Join us and be part of a truly proactive, forward thinking, compassionate and caring team working to make a real difference within our Trust.

If this Integrated Community Children’s Nurse 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’d love to hear from you! We are looking for a range of hours so apply today to discuss this at the interview.

Please note that interviews will take place on either the 7th or 15th of September.

We have a relocation package available, eligibility and criteria to be discussed at interview.

For more information on the post, please contact:Nicky Packham (Modern Matron) at nicky.packham@solent.nhs.uk or Jill Carnell (Clinical Team Leader) at jill.carnell@solent.nhs.uk or call 0300 123 6631.

 

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore, you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.




Note about shortlisting/interviews:

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated restrictions in place, we are currently unable to schedule interviews as we normally would. Therefore interviews will be held virtually until further notice. Please be assured that we will be in touch with details of the arrangements. We will endeavour to keep delays to a minimum but shortlisting may take longer than usual, dependant on staff availability.Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff) - pro rata for part time
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.


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.


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.

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