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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2020.

Community Staff Nurse School Nursing

Job Reference: 333-G-HC-0659-B

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
School Nursing
Beaufort House Uxbridge and Minet Clinic Hayes., Hillingdon
£27,936 - £34,629 pa inc

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We are recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

We offer a generous relocation package (subject to eligibility assessment) and flexible working options, including bank assignments for most roles. See attached Staff Reward and Wellbeing Handbook detailing our benefits, discounts and wellbeing intiatives for staff.

Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.

We have exciting opportunities for School Nurses to become part of our team.

The School Nursing Service is part of the integrated 0-19 service in Hillingdon and recognised as delivering an innovative and progressive service. Hillingdon is a richly diverse outer London Borough, which brings challenges and rewards for practitioners. Hillingdon is an exciting, dynamic place to work with excellent partnership working with Schools, Children Centres and other agencies. If you are enthusiastic and motivated about improving school nursing to ensure positive outcomes for children and young people we want to hear from you!

You will hold a first level registration together adult, mental health or child branch, if you are due to qualify in the next few months you are also welcome to apply. This will be a fixed term contract for 1 year from day of appointment. There may be opportunities then to apply for a permanent position.

You will have the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a skill mixed team.. You will also be flexible, responsive and keen to modernise practice and influence health and Trust polices. You will have enhanced interpersonal skills to identify low protective factors and indicators of abuse and neglect, or anxiety and low confidence in young people at the earliest opportunity and through your skills, you will develop strength based plans of care to build resilience, promote positive wellbeing and improved health outcomes for young people.

No two days will be the same when working with young people; every day will have its challenges and successes.

We invest in our staff and are passionate about providing the best for service users and our teams. So to support you in providing excellent child and young person centred evidence based practice we offer clinical and safeguarding supervision and a commitment to your on-going professional development. We offer a comprehensive package including

  • Preceptorship programme for all newly qualified staff
  • Induction programme for all newly recruited staff
  • Flexible working in line with our Work Life Balance policy
  • Actively encourage staff development and career progression through partner Universities and our Learning & Development team
  • Safeguarding supervision
  • Clinical supervision
  • Car lease scheme
  • MyTrust Benefits including; reduced rate membership of local leisure facilities and Child Care Voucher Schemes

Join our evolving school nursing service working to deliver the health child programme. There are exciting opportunities to develop innovate practice and develop effective partnerships with Schools, Children’s Centres, GPs, and other key services and agencies to realise our service vision and better outcomes for Children and Young people.

Interview Date: 13 February 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sandra James - School Nurse Team Leader on

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Our Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

If you are offered a job, information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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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