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Team Leader Childrens Community Team

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS pro rata (part time)
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Children's Community Nursing Service in our Inner London Division We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 7 Children's Community Nurse Team Lead who islooking to share and develop their skills in the largest community healthcare trust in London

The post holder will work as part of the Children's Community Nursing Team, taking overall responsibility for the assessment, management and evaluation of evidenced based nursing care to children and their families or carers. The post holder will also work in conjunction with 2 other Team Leads and the Specialist Nursing Service Manager in managing the resources of the Team, including staff, in line with professional standards and quality of care and provide managerial cover in the absence of the Specialist Nursing Service Manager. You will work closely with the Children's Community Nursing Team, Social Services, and hospital teams.

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

This post is for 18.75 hours per week, which will be worked flexibly over 7 days a week. This post offers a great opportunity for an experienced children's community nurse to develop and enhance leadership 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.

If you would like to talk to somebody about this vacancy then please contact:
  • Sara Buttle - Specialist Nursing Service Manager/Amanda Dunn
  • Telephone number: 0207 266 8777
  • E-mail address:

About us

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:

Job description

Job responsibilities

To take continued responsibility for the assessment, management and evaluation of skilled nursing care in negotiation with the child and family 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 To promote Health Education as an integrated aspect of care delivery To lead complex discharge planning and assessment of a childs needs, ensuring detailed communication with discharging hospital and safe discharge for the child and family To maintain accurate, systematic and timely record keeping including recording of clinical data.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • RGN / RSCN / RN(Child)
  • Community Nursing /Specialist Practitioner Qualification
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council Registration
  • Evidence of post registration education and training including a teaching qualification


  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner qualification



  • Extensive experience of working within Children's Nursing in a range of settings
  • Band 6 experience in a Children's Community Nursing Team
  • Experience of teaching ? Experience of working with students
  • Previous management experience


  • Presentation skills

Skills and Knowledge


  • High standard of clinical expertise
  • Leadership skills and the ability to motivate staff
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Decision making skills ? Good communication skills
  • I.T. skills
  • High level of knowledge of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code and revalidation
  • Detailed knowledge of Personal Development Planning
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance and its implementations ? Knowledge of the purpose and value of Clinical Supervision and support of staff
  • Understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities
  • Knowledge of political issues within the profession and NHS
  • Knowledge and understanding of Evidenced Based Care
  • Knowledge of the audit process
  • Excellent numeracy skills


  • Knowledge of budgetary management



  • Able to carry out the duties of the post with or without adaptations


  • Car driver

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


L5 Children's Community Team


SW10 0UD

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