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Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 449-CS1010-1

Solent NHS Trust
Community Paediatric Medical Service
£32,306 - £39,027 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

The Community Paediatric Medical Service (CMPS) West (Southampton and SW Hants) are looking to recruit a highly motivated and passionate nurse, full time (37.5 hours), to join our team.

Applicants from a Specialist Public Health Nursing background are encouraged and who enjoy working within a multi-agency team and enjoy a challenge.

You will be working as a Specialist Nurse for Looked After Children where you would be expected to deliver health assessments, refer to other agencies and provide ongoing support to the children and young person and their families. You would support the Community Paediatricians with Child Protection medical assessments, ensuring the process is child centered, calm and ensuring you are the child’s advocate. You will support the Neurodisability team deliver a high-quality service by providing parents and carers telephone advice where appropriate.

You will need to demonstrate previous experience of working with vulnerable children and young people which is essential to this role. Experience and knowledge of Looked after Children legislation, systems and processes is desirable.

You will be expected to supervise, and line manage clinical support workers and contribute to the training and development of other professionals. You will have good organisational abilities, excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively utilising electronic and manual systems.You will be innovative, flexible, and prepared to adapt to the changing needs of the Trust as they arise.

If you would like to find out more please email the Lead Nurse Jenny Hardwick


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.

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.

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