An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Derbyshire Children in Care Nursing Team working part time or full time across a geographical caseload within Derbyshire. We are looking for 2 Specialist Nurses for Children in Care to join our well-established team providing high quality statutory health assessments for Children in Care across Derbyshire.
Our base is at Clay Cross Clinic, but we offer a variety of appointment types and access clinics in the North and South of the County. If you are passionate about providing high quality care to vulnerable children and young people, and addressing challenges faced by them then this may be the role for you.
You will be involved in developing and implementing pathways to support, assess and improve the health of Children in Care across Derbyshire between the ages of 5 and 18. The role covers all aspects of Children in Care including Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children, Care Experienced Young People and children with complex health needs residing in residential settings.
You will require experience of Safeguarding to actively participate in a Duty Day rota, attending Strategy Meetings and maintaining excellent record keeping. The ability to manage a caseload, prioritise and adapt your diary, work safely alone, and effectively within a team are all key skills. The role can be clinic based, office based and visiting children in foster and residential placements.Main duties of the jobMain duties of the job: Complete Statutory Review Health Assessments within timescales Formulate robust, high quality Health Care Plans Complete comprehensive child focussed reports capturing the voice of the child. Work collaboratively with other agencies including Social Care, Police, Safeguarding, Education, and other health organisations. Provide information and signposting to Multi-Disciplinary Team supporting Children in Care Participate in Duty Days calculated pro rata.
If you are interested in joining us or would like more information, please contact:
Tina Neal - Named Nurse Children in Care Derbyshire
01246 868868/07887 531692 The Interview date will be Thursday 5th October 2023. About us
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a well performing Foundation Trust serving a population of around 441,000 across the Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, North Amber Valley, High Peak and North East Derbyshire districts. With a workforce of around 4,200 staff and good financial control, and was recently rated Good by the CQC.
We are committed to working with our partners in Health and Social Care to deliver long term financial sustainability and resilience in our performance to ensure we provide high quality service and excellent patient care.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification in the attachments. This document contains a full detailed description of the role and what the main responsibilities and duties are along with the criteria that are required.Person SpecificationQualifications and SkillsEssential
- Registered Children's Nurse/Learning Disability OR Registered as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse.
- BA Hons Community Nursing (or equivalent).
- DIP Level 2 Modules in any of Family Planning, Asthma, Epilepsy, Counselling, Health Promotion, Continence Promotion.
- Multi-agency working in School Nursing or Public Health Health Nursing with Primary Care Health providers.
- Experience of working in the Community.
- Experience of lone working.
- Experience of working with Vulnerable Children and Young People.
- Experience of attending and participating in Safeguarding meetings.
- Trauma Informed approaches.
- Writing detailed reports.
- Working towards Statutory timeframes.
Skills and KnowledgeEssential
- Systm One.
- Sexual Health Family Planning.
- Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
- Substance misuse.
- Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC).
- Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)/Trauma.
- Child Criminal and Sexual Exploitation (CCE/CSE).
- Children with complex health needs, disablity/SEND.
- Ability to relate to, communicate with and engage with children and young people.
- Ability to function autonomously and as a team member.
- Ability to use own initiative, prioritise and make decisions.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Good time management and caseload management skills.
- Ability to work flexibly across nominated caseload.
- Ability to formulate accurate reports of a good standard.
- Care Planning and reviewing health needs.
- Legal processes/Court Orders.
- Clinical Audit.
- Improving Health Outcomes for Vulnerable Children and Young People.
Demonstrates Trust ValuesEssential Employer detailsEmployer name
- Full driving licence and transport.
- Be prepared to travel to all areas within the geographical span of the Trust according to the needs of the service.
- Be prepared to undertake relevant courses of study according to the needs of the service.
- Participate in Supervision.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Chesterfield Royal Hospital
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