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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/09/2019.

Transition Nurse

Job Reference: 425-A-19-30848

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum pro rata

Band 7 Secondment Transition Nurse within the Transition Team – Surgical Division


A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Children’s Nurse to develop and drive forward quality focused care for young people who require transitional care across the specialities within Sheffield Children’s Hospital.


Nurses at band 7 with experience of managing transition process for young people should consider applying for the post. Excellent communication & leadership skills are required along with the ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines. You should also possess a real passion and interest in adolescent transition care.


The post holder will be involved in the Transition plans across the entire Acute Trust. The team consists of a Consultant Lead, Management lead, Clinical Nurse specialist across Medicine and CWAMH's and a Transition Support Worker.


The post demonstrates investment by the trust to ensure the hospital can meet various standards for transitional care, including CQUINS, CQC standards and NICE guidelines.


The post-holder will be expected to work one day each week which will need to be flexible to ensure they are able to attend key meetings both local and within the Yorkshire and Humber Network. There will be an opportunity to undertake audit work during this secondment.





For further details please contact Amanda Hodgson (Head of Nursing, Division of MEDicine) 0114 2267986, or Vignesh Murali (Deputy Divisional Manager, MEDicine and Management Lead for Transition) 0114 3053084.


Closing Date: Sunday, 28th July 2019

Interviews to be held: Tuesday, 6th August 2019

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

UK Registration

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

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