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Senior Children's Community Nurse

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023
Job summary

This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience working as a senior member of the Children's Community Nursing team with specific responsibility for planning, delivering and supervising care for children and young people with acute conditions, complex needs and disabilities, and their families, in their own homes, schools, clinics and other community settings.

Main duties of the job

You will work as part of the Children's Community Nursing Team with responsibility for managing a defined caseload of children. The post holder will assess, coordinate, deliver and supervise home-based packages of care for individual children on your caseload. This will be working within the child / young person's own home, school or other community based settings the child / young person may attend..

You should be flexible in your approach, have good time management and IT skills and be able to work on your own initiative as well as within a team. The post holder will be expected to develop excellent partnership working relationships in order to provide seamless services to Children and Young people.

Successful candidates should also have knowledge of Safeguarding policies and procedures. Having a degree of flexibility, being responsive to change, and having the ability to work in a creative way are also essential requirements for this post

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work as a senior member of the Childrens Community Nursing teamwith specific responsibility for planning, delivering and supervising care for children andyoung people with acute conditions, complex needs and disabilities, and their families, intheir own homes, schools, clinics and other community settings.The post holder will be expected to demonstrate high levels of autonomy and decision making skills and undertake systematic, comprehensive health assessments.The post holder will ensure that high standards of service/care are maintained and ensurethat all services are responsive to the needs of children and their families. They will also useevery opportunity to promote health and well-being of children, recognising that parentsneed to be empowered to care for their child.The post holder will teach and provide expert knowledge and advice to other RegisteredNurse, Health Care Support Workers and Health Care professionals within the Trust,Specialist Services Directorate, and Primary Healthcare Teams in relation to clinical careand other related topics

See attached Job Description for full details

Person Specification



  • First Level Registered Nurse or RSCN
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent knowledge and experience


  • ENB 998 or equivalent teaching qualification
  • Evidence of professional development



  • Significant proven post registration experience of working with sick children and families


  • Working in a community setting
  • Leadership experience



  • Good communicator
  • IT literate
  • Awareness of current agenda for development of Children's Health Services

Contractual Requirements


  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post



  • Knowledge of a wide range of nursing interventions used with children with severe and complex needs and disabilities
  • Knowledge and understanding of the impact of long-term health needs on the family
  • Knowledge of using an electronic patient record
  • Knowledge of safeguarding principles relevant to this client group and community context
  • Knowledge of the complexities of working in a community setting


  • Knowledge and understanding of current agenda for development of children's community health services
  • Knowledge of project management

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