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Staff Nurse School Nursing

Job Reference: 833-JL-CS-08-19

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Thornton Medical Centre
£23,023 to £29,608 pa

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Do you have a passion for working with children, young people and families? Are you excited by a new challenge? If so we want to hear from you.

We are looking to recruit full time Band 5 Nurses for both fixed term and permanent roles in the 0-19 Healthy Child Service.

You will be part of a skill mix team and work under the leadership of a SCPHN School Nurse delivering the 5-19 pathways to the local children, young people and families. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a forward thinking and innovative service. during the development of the 0-19 Healthy Child Service.

The role is varied and will involve the promotion of health and well-being for the school aged population of Leeds in a variety of settings, including clinics, schools and homes. This will be done within a Public Health Framework working with children, young people, their parents/carers and other agencies.

You will be a registered nurse and experience of working with children and young people is desirable but not essential (those from adult, children, learning disabilities and mental health will be considered).

You need to have an awareness of the needs of children including those with learning difficulties and complex health care needs. An understanding of safeguarding issues is essential.

Effective partnership working is essential as are excellent communication skills to promote engagement and ensure our clients' needs are addressed. A robust preceptorship will support your professional development.

The positions are full time, all year round. The core service hours are 8.30 am until 5.00pm, with flexible working opportunities following a period of induction and preceptorship.

There is an expectation that you will work across the city within the wider school health teams, and so the ability to travel independently and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes is essential. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act.

Previous applicants need not apply

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48.83 or Standard £30) from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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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