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0-19 Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 833-AG-CS-497-19

Employer:
(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Citywide
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum (pro rata)

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 making a difference for children, young people and families? Are you looking for a fulfilling role in a community setting?

If so, why not come and join the 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service! We are looking to recruit Band 5 staff nurses. You will be part of a skill mix team, working to deliver pathways to meet the needs of the local population.

The role will involve the promotion of health and well-being for preschool and school aged children and young people in Leeds in a variety of settings.

This is an exciting time to be part of a proactive service which strives to improve outcomes for children, young people and families in Leeds. If you would like to develop your skills further and you have at the heart of your practice the key values of being respectful, passionate and responsible then why not join us!

Effective communication skills are required as working with our partners is essential to delivering an excellent service coupled with listening to our clients and promoting engagement.

Experience of working with children and young people is desirable.

You need awareness of the needs of children with learning difficulties and complex health care needs.

An understanding of safeguarding issues is essential.

There is an expectation that you may work across the city within the wider 0-19 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.

There are multiple roles available for this advert, with these being a permanent 37.5 hours per week role as well as a 37.5 hours fixed term role and a 30 hours fixed term role. Please can you state in the supporting information which role you would prefer.




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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