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Community Neonatal Nurse

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023
Job summary

The post holder will provide direct care to patients in the community post discharge from maternity/neonatal services. The post holder will also offersupport for children and young people and their parents/carers, working both directly with patients/families and supporting, directing and educating other members of the wider multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the community neonatal team at Diana princess of Wales Hospital for a Band 6 Neonatal Nurse.

You will be responsible for providing community follow up to vulnerable neonates post discharge.

You will need expert knowledge and competence assessing and caring for babies with both chronic and acute illness of babies once discharged home . Excellent communication skills with parents, babies families and colleagues are essential.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values; kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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\We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • RSCN/RN Child
  • Neonatal Critical Care Qualification (405)
  • Teaching and Assessing Qualification
  • Mentorship


  • BSc Hons in Community Children's Nursing
  • NVQ Assessor

Occupational Experience


  • Significant experience in clinical practice on a neonatal unit
  • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Community Nursing experience
  • Evidence of developing education/training materials/presentations/packages

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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