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Bank School Nurse

Job Reference: 448-CCSCYPU1768-01

Employer:
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Department:
CYPU
Location:
Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£28,050 to £36,644

With an annual budget of £125 million, the Trust's vision is to provide high quality care to the diverse communities we serve to make their lives better. You can find out more about our vision, values and objectives on our website or from the "additional documentation" menu on this page.

We believe that community based health services are fundamental to the success of an NHS that gives people more choice and control over their health.


We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated qualified Special Community Public Health Nurse (School Nurses) to join our Bank team to help shape the future of the Cambridgeshire 5-19 school nursing service.

Responsibilities will include supporting the management of a the defined caseload, using a public health approach to provide and maintain a high quality service that promotes the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of the school aged population and their families.

This band 6 role will include health promotion and a requirement to support the health needs of any vulnerable children/young people within the caseload as well as participating in the safeguarding process.

There will also be an exciting opportunity to work within the 5-19 duty desk which is the first point of contact for the school nursing service. The role will also include contact with young people using Chat health text messaging service for 13-19 year olds.

The successful candidate must have the ability to work autonomously, being part of a skill mix team working within a multi-agency partnership environment.

Candidates should be aware of all current and relevant documentation relating to School Health Practice..

Children and Young People’s Services: provided in partnership by Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

For further information please contact Linda Flack, Lead Nurse School Nursing . linda.flack@nhs.net




The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed which may include a Disclosure and Barring check and where the position requires you to drive as part of your everyday duties, you will be asked to validate your driving licence online via the DVLA.

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£48.43 for an Enhanced Check or £30.43 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager. This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

NHS Shared Business Services provide the recruitment administration service for this Trust. If you have any queries concerning your application please contact us on – 0800 0181 990

ALL CORRESPONDENCE relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form. Some servers automatically send e-mails to your junk mail so please check as well as your in box. If you have not been invited to an interview with 2 weeks of the closing date, please be advised that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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