Community Children's Nurse

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
1 Oct 2023
Community Nursery Nurse Band 5 - The Medical Centre W9 3XZ

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Children's Community Nursing Team in our Children's Health and Development Division. We are seeking 2 highly motivated and enthusiastic Children's Community Nurses (Band 5) who islooking to develop their skills in the largest community healthcare trust in London

The postholders 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, 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

There are 2 positions available, one permanent and one fixed term for one year. Both posts are for 37.5 hours per week, which will be worked flexibly over 7 days a week. This post offers a great opportunity for a qualified children's nurse to develop 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 an autonomous practitioner.

If you would like to talk to somebody about this vacancy then please contact:
  • Sara Buttle/Nicky Starkowitz Team Leads
  • Telephone number: 0207 266 8840
  • E-mail address:

About the Children's Health and Development (CHD) Division of Central London Community Healthcare Trust

We work with motivated, supportive and highly clinically skilled teams. We are committed to learning and development, both clinically and from a leadership perspective, and believe in investing in our staff.

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)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T& C's apply
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BAME background. CLCH also has active BAME and LGBTQI networks.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To participate in the assessment, planning and provision of skilled nursing care in negotiation with the child and family, in conjunction with the Childrens Community Team Leads
  • To provide skilled, effective, evidenced based nursing care for children with complex care needs including technology dependent such as tracheostomy care and central venous access.
  • To provide skilled, effective, evidenced based nursing care for children with a variety of nursing needs, such as enteral feeding, and intra-venous antibiotic administration.
  • To work in a collaborative manner with other agencies to ensure a seamless delivery of care to families
  • To provide information and support to facilitate the childs and familys own choices with regards to nursing care
    Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities

Person Specification



  • RGN / RSCN / RN(Child)
  • NMC Registration


  • Teaching Experience
  • Evidence of post registration education and training



  • Experience of teaching
  • Experience of working with students
  • Experience of working with multi-professional team
  • Knowledge of positive aspects of community nursing


  • Minimum 1 years post registration nursing experience

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 equal opportunities and their impact in practice
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to assess a situation and implement an appropriate plan of care
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
  • Ability to respond appropriately to change
  • I.T. skills AF/IV Desirable


  • Knowledge and experience of Clinical
  • Supervision



  • 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


W9 3XZ

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