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Children's Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 449-CS1027

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Children and Family
Location:
Southampton
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

An exciting opportunityto appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Children’s Nurse has arisen within our established Community Children's Nursing (CCN) team in Southampton.

The CCN team works collaboratively with children, young people and families within the wider multi-disciplinary team to ensure care is delivered as close to home as possible. We provide high quality and holistic, family centred care to children and young people with a nursing need across the Southampton area. These include:

  • Acute and short-term conditions

  • Long term conditions

  • Disabilities, complex conditions, those requiring continuing care and neonates

  • Life-limiting and life-threatening illness, including those requiring palliative and end of life care

As part of future plans for an integrated community children’s nursing team there will be the opportunity to rotate through the different community services and gain valuable experience in providing care to a variety of children and families with different conditions.

This opportunity will provide excellent experience of working with children and families in the community setting, as well as the chance to transfer acute skills and develop your ability to manage a caseload. This role will involve working within the CCN team, in partnership with the wider MDT to assess, implement and evaluate care for children across the age ranges (0-18).

If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work as a team player, as well as the initiative to work autonomously, we would like to hear from you. You should have good organisational skills and evidence of continued professional development. A minimum of six months post qualification experience is essential. Previous community nursing experience would be desirable, 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 a competitive salary of £24,907- £30,615 per annum (pro-rata), NHS pension, on-going training and 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 our Community Children’s Staff Nurse role appeals to you, and 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.

We are looking for two Children's Nurses 1 full time post and 1 part time post 30 hours.

For more information on this post, please contact Poly Knell on polly.knell@solent.nhs.uk or07775681558

 

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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.


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