This is an opportunity to start your career within the HCP 0-19 service as a staff nurse. If you have an interest supporting CYP with additional needs and disabilities in promoting good health, preventing ill health and protecting babies and children by delivering the Public Health agenda then this is a role for you.
We welcome applicants from both experienced and newly qualified staff nurses to join our team
It is an exciting time to join the HCP 0-19 Service within Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust. The service has recently been transferred into the Community Division as part of Walsall's continued progress towards integrated working with our local partners. It is an opportunity to work within a Trust which has advanced levels of integrated working and a commitment to maintaining excellence within our Community Teams.
The Division has recently undertaken a review of the service and has a plan to ensure that the needs of the families of Walsall continue to be met as well as ensuring that the Service can evolve by developing and supporting all of its staff to meet these needs.Main duties of the job
As a staff nurse in the HCP 0-19 Sendi team you will work within a skilled mix team and contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of interventions within the Healthy Child Programme 0-19 (24 years old for CYP with additional needs). This will include individual and group programmes for children, young people and parents/carers and training for staff in education and partner agencies. You will manage your own caseload of children and young people to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate care.About usWalsall Healthcare NHS Trust
provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The �170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit was completed in 2018, extension of a Neonatal Unit and an approved plan to build a brand new, state of the art Emergency Department which will commence in 2021
We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
As a staff nurse in the HCP 0-19 Sendi team you will work within a skilled mix team and contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of interventions within the Healthy Child Programme 0-19 (24 years old for CYP with additional needs). This will include individual and group programmes for children, young people and parents/carers and training for staff in education and partner agencies. You will manage your own caseload of children and young people to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate care.
Support the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of health education and promotion packages using evidence-based materials and methods.
Where appropriate, contribute to multi agency processes to assess and develop care plans to support children and young peoples health and wellbeing e.g. children who are Looked After, in need of safeguarding, in receipt of Early Help.
Have a good knowledge of local services in health and partner agencies and where appropriate, liaise and refer a child or young person to multi-disciplinary teams and other specialist services.
Where appropriate, take on the role of lead professional to coordinate delivery of care plans for children and young people e.g. Children on Early Help plans
Working in partnership with the multi-agency team provide clinical advice, information and support regarding children with long term conditions, disability or specific health problems to minimise negative impacts on their lives and promote health gain and social inclusion to the children, family and carers.
Support the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of health promoting activities with individuals and groups, utilising evidence-based materials and methods e.g. SRE, EHWB, Height Weight
Develop and maintain effective communication networks and work collaboratively with key partners, health workers, statutory and voluntary agencies to actively promote national and local public health priorities.
Provide mentorship to learners including, pre and post registration nurse and mentorship, supervision and support for members of the team as directed by Clinical Team Leader, commensurate with knowledge and skills.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- RN,RSCN, Child Branch or Mental Health Registered Nurse
- Demonstable evidence of professional development
- Able to carry out assessments through appropriate. questioning, observations, and accurate recording
- Able to collate and interpret information to devise. intervention based on formulation
- Able to deliver effective clinical intervention with children, and their families.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Knowledge of health child programme
- knowledge of child safeguarding practices and policy
- Knowledge of children with additional needs and disabilities
- knowledge of public health national and local agendas
Walsall Healthcare NHS TrustAddress
Beechdale Health Centre (need to work from any base in Walsall)
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