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Community Children's Nurse

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 Per Annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
2 Oct 2023
We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Children's Community Nursing Service in our Inner London Division We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Children's Community Nurse who is looking to share and develop their skills in the largest community healthcare trust in London

The post holder will work within the Children's Community Nursing Team, visiting children in the community with a wide range of conditions, with the aim of reducing hospital admissions and attendances. The role will include nursing care, training, and supporting families, as well as deputising for Team leads, and supporting and mentoring student nurses.

The team provides a service to children and young people aged 0 - 18 years, and works across the 3 London Boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Westminster. The team works closely with colleagues in Primary Care, hospitals, social services and education.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the Children's Community Nursing Team, taking responsibility for the assessment, management and evaluation of evidenced based nursing care to children and their families or carersTo coordinate the day to day workload in the absence of Team LeadsTo take responsibility for Learner Nurses on placement with the Team

The post is for 37.5 hours per week, which will be worked flexibly over 7 days a week. This post offers a great opportunity for a children's qualified nurse to develop and enhance skills and experience in community nursing. The organisation is supportive of training needs and there is an excellent mandatory training and education programme. You will also receive regular clinical supervision and safeguarding supervision.

You will need to be passionate about children's nursing, enjoy working as a team as well as being autonomous, and have at least 2 years' experience at band 5, including at least 1 year in a community setting.

About us

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

As an NHS trust,we are committed to equal opportunities and ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace.

We have a number of staff networks: Disability and Wellbeing Network (DAWN), Race Equality Network and the Rainbow Network which supports LGBT+ staff. Each network has a champion who is an executive director at the Trust and they hold regular meetingsto discuss issues andmake plans to improve CLCH .

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To take responsibility for the assessment, management and evaluation of skilled nursing care in negotiation with the child and family in conjunction with the Team Leads
  • To provide skilled, effective, evidenced based nursing care for children with a variety of nursing needs, such as enteral feeding, intra-venous antibiotic administration, technology dependent children such as tracheostomy care and central venous access.
  • To take responsibility for coordinating complex health funded packages of care
  • To work in a collaborative manner with other agencies to ensure a seamless delivery of care to families Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities

Person Specification



  • RGN / RSCN / RN(Child)
  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence of post registration education and training


  • Teaching Qualification



  • Minimum 2 years post registration experience
  • Minimum of one year post registration community or relevant experience
  • Experience of teaching Experience of working with students
  • Experience of working with multiprofessional team

Skills and Knowledge


  • Knowledge of Nursing and Midwifery Council Code
  • Knowledge and experience of Personal Development Planning
  • Knowledge and demonstration of the use of Evidenced Based Care
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance and its implementation
  • Knowledge and experience of Clinical Supervision
  • Knowledge of Primary Health Care and political influences
  • Knowledge of equal opportunities and their impact in practice
  • Understanding of risk management
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to assess a situation and implement an appropriate plan of care
  • Ability to support staff
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
  • Ability to respond appropriately to change I.T. skills


  • Knowledge of resource management



  • Able to carry out the duties of the post with or without adaptations


  • Ability to drive

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


The Medical Centre, 7E Woodfield Road


W9 3XZ

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