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Neonatal Critical Care Community Outreach Nurse Co-ordinator

We are looking for a talented QIS Nurse to join the Neonatal Outreach team.

Our neonatal service is the largest neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) service within North West London and provides care to high risk, critically ill neonates, and integrating the family into care is one of our guiding principles. This supports parents in becoming partners in care, participating in providing active care for their baby with the help of competency based training, support and education.

As a QIS, qualified in specialty, Neonatal Nurse you would join the Neonatal Outreach team working across both of our hospital sites and in the community. We are looking for a skilled nurse to join the Outreach team to develop your skills in assessing, planning and facilitating discharges. Our family centred approach supports early discharge for all babies being discharged from our Neonatal units including those with complex needs such as home oxygen and Naso-gastric tube feeding.

We want every member of our nursing team to grow and develop every day. With a team of specialist education nurses, regular simulations and hands on training, and access to university and resus council accredited courses. Imperial has extensive in house leadership training and development courses to accelerate your career and bespoke support from our charity to assist with additional funding for professional development.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision in both the hospital and the community setting
  • The post holder will work as part of a multi-professional team co-ordinating the discharge of babies with on-going special needs both in the hospital and as part of the outreach service will work in partnership with the parents, empowering them to meet their baby's on-going special needs following discharge and the continuity of care in the community and home setting.
  • The post holder is required to teach and supervise families and other nursing and non-nursing staff and be a resource person within the unit for discharge planning. The post holder is required to have flexible working hours and to deputise for the Lead Neonatal Critical Care Community Outreach Nurse where required.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • RGN/RM/ RSCN Neonatal qualification
  • Mentorship in practice certificate ENB 998 or recognised Teaching and Assessing Certificate
  • Degree or working towards


  • Neonatal Community Module
  • Qualification in community nursing



  • Qualified in specialty > 3 years
  • Experience in managing a team


  • Community Experience

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Holder of valid UK driving license or equivalent
  • Participate in clinical audit and clinical governance programmes
  • Computer skills, experience of using databases
  • Experience with team working

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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