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Band 6 Diana Children's Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-19-76017-EE

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Diana Service
Location:
Leicester / Leicestershire / Rutland
Salary:
£30,401 / £32,525 / £33,587 / £34,782 / £37,267

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Are you a Registered Children’s Nurse, looking for a new and exciting opportunity to work within the Diana Children’s Community Service, covering Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland?

Currently we have vacancies in the Diana Children’s Continuing Care, Acute and Training Teams. (Please specify in your application which area of the service you would prefer to work)

  • As a Diana Continuing Care or Acute Nurse you will work as an autonomous practitioner in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating specialist nursing care for a designated case-load of children/ young people including those with life limiting/threatening needs and technology dependent in a variety of community settings.

     

  • As a Diana Training Nurse you will develop, facilitate and deliver training in a specific range of delegable health care tasks to health and non-health members of staff in order that staff can safely meet the needs of children and young people with complex health care needs in a variety of settings e.g. schools.

You will be expected to facilitate empowerment and partnership working with children/ young people and their families and multi-agency services.

You will be an effective team player, but also be able to plan and organise your own workload, possess excellent communication skills, and an ability to teach families and health professionals

You will be the advocate for the child/ young person and their family.

As part of these roles you will be expected to co-ordinate the provision of appropriately managed packages of care for terminally ill children/ young people in hospital and community by being involved with 24/7 on-call system.

Driving is essential to the role.

For further information or informal visit please contact Avril Archibald or Corinne Hutton on 0116 2955080




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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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