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Community Children's Nurse- Children's Home Acute Team

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
3 Dec 2023
Basingstoke or Winchester

If you are looking for a paediatric nursing role where you can combine your acute nursing skills whilst working in the community, then please read on!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the friendly and progressive Children's Home Acute Team (CHAT). The CHAT is an innovative nursing team, shortlisted for three final award Nursing Times Awards, that sits within an integrated child health team. The team delivers acute and ambulatory care at home to prevent hospital admission and facilitate early discharge.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an experienced paediatric nurse who can work autonomously to care for acutely unwell children at home as well as been part of an ever-developing community nursing team. You will be responsible for delivering excellent acute nursing care in the community in and around Hampshire. You will be joining a high level of nursing expertise and be a role model to the nurses and students within the team. The post holder will have acute and preferably community experience.

This challenging and rewarding role offers the perfect opportunity to develop your acute skills whilst working both in the acute and community setting. You will have the opportunity to work as part of the CHAT developing existing ambulatory and unscheduled care pathways, preventing unnecessary admissions, avoiding hospital admissions and facilitating early discharge from the inpatient wards.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We reserve the right to close the job early if we receive a high number of applications.

We welcome informal visits to meet the team.

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications


  • Professional UK registration, e.g. RSCN, CH Dip

Experience and Knowledge


  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD) clearly recorded for professional profile


  • Ability to manage conflicting and constantly changing priorities

Skills and Abilities


  • Specialised clinical skills appropriate to the relevant speciality
  • To demonstrate the required behaviour in keeping with the Trust values

Experience and Knowledge


  • Positive, optimistic attitude, enthusiastic and self motivated.

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust




RG24 9NA

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