Following the expansion of our Integrated Community Children's Nursing Service, we are looking to appoint a highly skilled, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking Registered Children's Nurse with extensive experience in nursing children, preferably within the community setting.
Our established, passionate, and dedicated integrated Community Children's Nursing Service (iCCNS) works collaboratively with children, young people (CYP), families and the wider multi-disciplinary team to ensure safe care is provided within the community wherever possible. We deliver high quality and holistic, child centred care to CYP who require nursing intervention, across Portsmouth and the South East Hampshire area with acute and long term conditions, complex needs, life-limiting and life-threatening illness, including CYP requiring palliative and end of life care.
You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and show the ability to operate as a team player, whilst having the initiative to work autonomously and effectively. You require good organisational skills, knowledge of safeguarding children and evidence of continued professional development and will be supported and encouraged to further develop your skills within the service. This post requires you to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car.Main duties of the job
As a registered Children's Nurse you will be working as part of the Integrated Children's Community Nursing Service. You will provide a holistic, family centred approach to care within the community for children with a range of acute and chronic conditions, including
- Long term conditions and complex needs
- Life limiting conditions,
- Palliative care and End of life care
- Acute and short-term nursing interventions including providing care for children on urgent care pathways.
The role will require working in community settings, educations settings and clinic settings alongside a vast multi-disciplinary team.
The post holder will be required to following NMC guidelines, demonstrate autonomy and professional accountability and hold responsibility with support, for the management of a defined community nursing caseload.
Our service is a link between Primary, Secondary and Tertiary care, Community Paediatricians, Therapists, Public Health Nurses, Education settings, Children's Servicesand voluntary organisations to support and encourage the development of partnership working and a seamless patient journey. Care is delivered in the community location that is the most appropriate for that child or young person e.g. home, school, respite centre with an objective to help the children and young people achieve their full potential and live as full a life as possible.About us
Make a difference with us
If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you're looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.
We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.
To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
To deliver the best value for money
Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation -- guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.
In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.
We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.
We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.Job descriptionJob responsibilities*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description* Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- NMC Registered Nurse
- Evidence of ongoing development
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Teaching/Mentorship qualification or willingness to undertake
- IV Therapy certificate or willingness to undertake
Solent NHS TrustAddress
Battenburg Avenue Clinic
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