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Senior Staff Nurse Rotational

Job Reference: 833-AG-CS-534-19

Employer:
(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Citywide
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 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.


If you've been spending the whole day looking for that perfect opportunity, your search is over.

Are you looking for a new challenge within children's nursing and want to utilise all your clinical skills to provide high quality effective care to children, young people and their families, then we have the role for you.
We are looking to appoint a Band 6 senior staff nurse to work across the four elements of our community children's nursing services which includes a short stay respite unit, community nursing, inclusion nursing and continuing care.
We are looking for expert clinical leadership and can offer opportunities for further development within children's nursing.

The post holder will be responsible for their own caseload within their speciality area as an autonomous practitioner. In doing so, they will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate patient centred programmes of care ensuring that they practice within their sphere of competence and knowledge. The post holder will work to professional and regulatory body codes, standards and guidance at all times ensuring that their practice is grounded in evidence based theoretical and practical knowledge. The post holder will provide the day to day line management of a team of clinicians.


We are looking for registered nurses with the following skills and experience:
Professional degree or diploma in relevant field - this could be children's, adult or learning disabilities nursing.
Post Graduate qualification in specialist field.
Appropriate statutory professional body registration
Maintains a portfolio of CPD in line with regulatory body standards
Supporting Learning in Practice (SLIP) or equivalent
Leadership and management training - ILM 3 or equivalent
Experience in the clinical field or a closely related clinical area as part of a wider multidisciplinary team
Experience in supervising and delegating to other members of staff
Working in community or primary care based teams
Experience of managing staff
Detailed theoretical and clinical knowledge appropriate to service area and profession
Knowledge of relevant current issues in health and social care, ethics an d innovation
Demonstrates awareness of limits to knowledge base
Knowledge of specific innovation techniques / initiatives e.g. Productive Community / Ward Series (Leeds Approach)

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

If you're getting excited just reading this, go ahead and 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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