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Band 6 Special School Nurse

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Community nurse, School nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Would you like an opportunity to join a community based nursing team?

This post will be working across the city-wide special school nursing service implementing and delivering specialist nursing care in a special school environment. The successful candidate will be required to carry out assessments provide both planned and responsive clinical care and ensure that local safeguarding policies are adhered to.

They will be identified as a role model for the Band 5 Special School Nurses and Enteral Feeding Assistants and will also support education staff and offer advice and support to parents and pupils.

We would welcome applications from enthusiastic committed children's nurses with proven clinical experience who have excellent communication skills and are able to manage their time effectively.

An understanding of the needs of children and young people with disability and/or additional health problems is essential.

Main duties of the job

The children are aged from 2 1/2 to 19 years and have a wide range of complex health needs. The successful candidate will be based within the special schools in Birmingham and must be able to travel during the working day.

Full training and support will be given.

An Enhanced DBS will be required for this post.

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  • About us

    Be Part of Our Team...

    Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare rolesdelivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    If you want to Be Part of Our Team and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

    For further details please see attached Job Description and Person Specification.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications / training


    • Registered Children's Nurse/Registered Learning Disability Nurse
    • Evidence of continuous professional development.



    • Evidence of multi-disciplinary working.
    • Experience of working with children with complex health and social needs.



    • Demonstrate ability to manage caseload/workload and associated resources.
    • Ability to delegate work appropriately.
    • Evidence of assessment skills and ability to manage a range of care plans.
    • Ability to demonstrate sound knowledge and application of NMC Code of Conduct and Scope of Professional Practice. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of current legislative changes effecting the NHS and Social Services particularly those affecting primary care.
    • Ability to teach relatives, clients and staff across relevant areas of self-care and appropriate nursing practice.
    • Ability to demonstrate written skills that area relevant, accurate and concise.
    • Awareness of the needs of ethnic minority clients/carers.
    • Ability to work in a supervisory capacity when required.

    Personal qualities


    • Ability to learn and apply knowledge appropriately.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, multi-disciplinary team and children/young people.
    • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to team working.
    • Ability to be flexible when managing change.

    Other job requirements


    • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to team working.
    • Ability to be flexible when managing change.
    • Ability to travel to work and other locations as required

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


    City Wide


    B13 8JL

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