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Specialist Practitioner School Nurse

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
West Bridgford
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum ( pro rata for part time)
Closing date
9 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Community nurse, School nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Care closer to home is becoming integral to the future of the NHS and the Community Health Services (CHS) Division of NottsHC are at the forefront of this exciting journey. Working with our system partners in creating collaborative ways to improve physical health care services, activities and interventions in local communities, which meet the needs of our patients in the places they call home.

The division operates under three Units of Management providing an extensive portfolio of children's, adults and specialist services, covering a vast geographical area. We offer various clinical and non-clinical roles, working within supportive teams that encourage us all to work to the best of our abilities to provide the highest quality care.

Being part of an organisation as diverse as NottsHC provides you with great career development opportunities, to be innovative and gives you permission to grow both professionally and personally and really make a difference.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic Specialist Public Health Practitioner, School Nurse to join our Integrated Healthy Families Team within the Rushcliffe Locality. This will be delivered in line with the National and Local guidelines and public health priorities.

You will work as part of a team to deliver universal and targeted health services to the 0-19 year population and will be responsible for the day to day management of a defined caseload, supporting a skill mix team.

You will be expected to develop excellent partnership working relationships in order to provide seamless services to Children, Young people and their families. This dynamic role will provide leadership across Universal Children's Services within Health Visiting and School Nursing and support organisational changes.

You will be expected to develop excellent partnership working relationships in order to provide seamless services to Children, Young people and their families. This dynamic role will provide leadership across Universal Children's Services within Health Visiting and School Nursing and support organisational changes.

This post requires an experienced practitioner with sound communication skills to develop their leadership and management skills. We offer a friendly, supportive working environment with excellent development opportunities.You will possess the Specialist Practitioner Degree (School Nursing)

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

The role involves delivering the public health agenda for 0-19 children and families. Delivering the Healthy Child Programme to a defined population and a strong element of leadership to the skill mix within the 0-19 Healthy Family Team

This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Person Specification



  • NMC 1st level registration and registered HV/SN
  • non medical prescribing


  • ENB 998/730

Previous experience


  • Demonstrate HV/SN practice
  • Experience of working in multi disciplinary team and supervising junior staff


  • Experience of mananging a team



  • knowlege and understanding of current CYP agenda
  • Ability to work in partnership with other services to support CYP
  • proven communication skills - written/oral & IT
  • Interpersonnal skills
  • proven organistional skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of national and local priorities
  • Flexibility
  • Proven safeguarding/skills in safeguarding CYP
  • Demostates ability to support change and transformation across services


  • Proven leadership and caseload management

Physical Requirements


  • Ability to cope with demands of role



  • Full Driving Licience and ability to travel between locations

Values and Behaviours


  • All staff should be able to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion as identified within the Trust's Equality and Diversity Policy and associated Equality, Diversity and Human Rights legislation
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


West Bridgford Health Centre

97 Musters Road

West Bridgford


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