Registered School Nurse

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Community nurse, School nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated School Nurse with initiative and drive who is keen to contribute to the further development of our service. The successful applicants will work within the Hull West team of the 0-19 (25) Integrated Public Health Nursing Service (IPHNS).You will need to have excellent communication skills, be very organised and be willing to facilitate and support change in service delivery. You will need to have the ability to work autonomously and as part of an integrated skill mix team.Applicants are required to be committed to providing the best possible service to children, young people and families. They should demonstrate willingness to develop and maintain integrated services.Student Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SCPHN) (school nursing) are welcome to apply

Main duties of the job

  • To work as part of a team delivering the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) to the school aged population in Hull
  • To ensure the effective delivery of care packages to children, young

people and their families
  • To be responsible for the management of a caseload or client group

including compilation of reports and participation in multi-agency

safeguarding children's procedures
  • To participate in the supervision, leadership and management

responsibilities of the Public Health Nursing team.
  • To offer specialist advice in line with identified specialist areas (eg

Adolescent Mental Health, Sexual Health and Relationships)
  • To ensure safe and smooth transition for children from Primary or Junior School into Secondary school or where appropriate into Special School.
  • To carry out developmental reviews, group work activities, health promotion and health education programmes as delegated by members of the Public Health Nursing Team

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good, health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale & Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of patients and service users.To find out about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our website'll join our team of over 3600 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives daily. We're extremely proud of our Trust community, knowing you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Current registration on the NMC register
  • Professional qualification to Degree level or Diploma level Post Graduate Qualification in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
  • To be a registered mentor or Practice assessor
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation and guidance relevant to clinical area, e.g. Children, Young People and their families
  • Full understanding of relevant clinical practice/standards within identified clinical area
  • Good IT skills
  • Assessment and screening skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to analyse and implement evidence base and best practice
  • Knowledge of the Adolescent Brain and sexual health
  • Knowledge of Adolescent emotional wellbeing/mental Health


  • Leadership
  • Teaching qualification or equivalent presentation skills/training experience
  • Hold a recognised non-medical prescribing qualification



  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at a specialist level of care
  • Experience of multi-agency working
  • Experience of case load management within Children's Services
  • Evidence of analysing and implementing evidence based and best practice

Skills and Competencies


  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring
  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills and work flexibly within the team/service
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and maintain work /life balance.
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical values and attitudes within a culture of equality and diversity
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff to embrace change
  • Working knowledge of Trust policies and procedures in order to effectively lead and manage other

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