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Bank Senior Community Children's Nurse CH@H

Job Reference: 449-BSS070

Solent NHS Trust
Children and Family
£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

In an exciting collaboration between University Hospitals Southampton Foundation Trust and Solent NHS Trust, we are introducing a new Children’s Hospital @ Home team (CH@H) to provide care in the community for Children and Young People with acute and short-term conditions.

This newly commissioned service will operate across Southampton and South West Hampshire (New Forest and Southern Parishes) and will be delivered as a collaboration between Solent NHS Trust, the paediatric team at Southampton Children’s Hospital and primary care.

In response to the many national drivers for children and young people to receive care close to home as well as the increasing admissions of those with acute care needs, this targeted service will work closely with the Children’s emergency department, paediatric wards, CCN team and primary care to facilitate acute assessment, home follow up and supported discharge. The Children’s Hospital @ Home Team will work together to deliver a specialist service to support children, young people and families receive care in the most appropriate location depending on their acute/short-term health needs. The service will operate 365 days a year from 10:00-22:00. This is a bank position meaning hours are adhoc.

Joining now will give you a unique opportunity to help shape and develop the service from the outset, as we prepare for launch in Autumn/Winter 2021.

We are looking for children’s nurses with significant experience of working in acute paediatrics and the confidence to work autonomously to assess children with acute and short term conditions. Experience of working in the community would be advantageous although not essential.

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.

Please contact Lucy Parker - Clinical Matron on or 07920085704 for more information on this post.


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.Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.

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.

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