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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/01/2022.

Clinical Team Leader – iCCN Service (Children’s Continuing Care Team)

Job Reference: 449-CSP501

Solent NHS Trust
Integrated Community Children’s Nursing Service
£40,057 - £45,839 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

Our Integrated Community Children’s Nursing Service is expanding, and we are excited to announce an opportunity to appointa highly skilled, enthusiastic and forward-thinking Registered Children’s Nurse with a strong background within Community Children’s Nursing and educational settings.

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.

For this new role as Clinical Team Leader within the iCCN service, the successful applicant 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. As one of the Team Leaders, you will be responsible for overseeing the smooth delivery of the service. This will incorporate working with multiple stakeholders including education, acting as a role model for junior colleagues whilst delivering nursing care. You will lead on care planning, training and multi-disciplinary liaison for CYP within their home, education and the wider community setting.

Your main responsibility within the iCCN service, will focus on providing day-to-day clinical and professional leadership as well as operational management to the Children’s Continuing Care Team (CCCT) and wider service, striving to provide a high quality and efficient service to children and families. You will be accountable for ensuring the delivery of care across the 24 hour period, planning and co-ordinating care packages as commissioned for children who are eligible, in line with the national continuing care criteria.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to lead as a team player, whilst having the initiative to work autonomously and effectively. You require good organisational skills and evidence of continued professional development and will be supported and encouraged to further enhance your existing leadership and management skills. 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.

This post is for 30 hours p/week. Pattern of working to be discussed at the interview.

For more information on the post, please contact:Nicky Packham (Modern Matron) 0300 123 6631 nicky.packham@solent.nhs.ukor Fiona Gunner (Clinical Team Leader) 0300 123 6631


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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.

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