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0-19 Staff Nurse

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a passion for making a real difference to improving the outcomes of children, young people and families? Are you looking for a fulfilling role in a community setting? If so, why not come and join the 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service as a 0-19 Staff Nurse at Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust? Our Service has a strong focus on our amazing everyday staff. You will be part of an integrated 0-19 team, working with health visitors, school nurses, family health workers and healthcare support workers to meet the needs of the local population. The role will involve the promotion of health and well-being for preschool/school aged children, young people and families in a variety of settings. Experience of working with children and young people alongside understanding of safeguarding issues, is desirable but not essential as we will support you with a thorough and comprehensive induction, preceptorship programme and service wide 0-19 training.

Main duties of the job

Core business hours are 8.30 to 5 - Monday to Friday. A typical working week could include: supporting families with children who have complex needs managing health needs assessments and attending review meetings for children looked after triaging A& E attendances and offering follow up support to families providing medical conditions training to schools and on a 1:1 basis with parents managing nocturnal enuresis clinics and continence assessments offering short term packages of care to families/young people requiring specific support signposting to other key services and completing referrals as appropriate. As part of the role you will have an exciting opportunity to be supported to undertake the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing qualification (Health Visitor or School Nurse) with a placement within the Service. If you have at the heart of your practice a key desire to make a real difference - then why not contact us today! Your next exciting career move? #ItStartsHere

About us

Whoare we?

Leeds Community Healthcare provides a range of community-based health services across the whole city. We treat people in their homes, local health centres and community hospitals, and work in partnership with other local Trusts, charities and Leeds City Council.

We have a strong culture based on deeply-held values, and our focus at all times is on delivering high quality care to the people of Leeds. In our most recent CQC evaluation, we were rated Good, with our Adult Services rated Outstanding for caring.

Perks of the job

Our benefits range from generous annual leave to access to NHS discount sites. You can find the full list of attractive benefits and rewards at www.leedscommunityhealthcare.nhs.ukclick on the Join Our Team Tab.

Right to Work

This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for their designated workload within their speciality area with access to the support, advice and management from a senior clinician whilst not directly supervised. In doing so, they will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate patient centred programmes of care ensuring that they practice within their sphere of competence and knowledge. The post holder will work to professional protocols and regulatory body codes, standards and guidance at all times ensuring that their practice is grounded in the best available evidence based theoretical and practical knowledge.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Clinical

1.1. Demonstrates a broad theoretical and practical knowledge of common aetiologies, pathologies, conditions and presentations

1.2. Demonstrates the ability to apply theory to practice at a proficient level when assessing, planning, treating and reviewing using a holistic philosophy

1.3. Highly developed physical skills in order to demonstrate accuracy and dexterity when delivering care and treatments essential to clinical role e.g. preparation of medications, manipulation of equipment

1.4. Makes judgements requiring analysis, interpretation and comparison of options and ensures clinical reasoning is reflected accurately in case records

1.5. Engages and actively involves the individual and, if appropriate, their family/carer, in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of treatment and/or care by using person-centred techniques to promote a culture of involvement and empowerment

1.6. Works to standards of proficiency identified by their professional and regulatory bodies performing clinical treatments/procedures to a competent standard

1.7. Prioritises their own workload within agreed objectives deciding when to refer to others as appropriate.

1.8. Approaches each individual with care, compassion and sensitivity ensuring that these values are reflected in the management of any complaints and compliments

1.9. Provides and receives complex, sensitive or contentious information where motivational, persuasive, empathetic, negotiating and reassurance skills are required whilst demonstrating an understanding of barriers to communication.

1.10. To comply with the organisations Infection Prevention and Control requirements, including bare below the elbows dress code for staff with a direct care delivery role.

Person Specification



  • Professional degree or diploma in relevant field.
  • Appropriate statutory professional body registration.
  • Must be willing to participate in any relevant training identified to develop skills required to carry out duties.
  • Maintains a portfolio of CPD in line with regulatory body standards.


  • Supporting Learning in Practice (SLIP) or equivalent.



  • Pre-registration experience in the clinical field or a closely related clinical area.
  • Working as part of a wider multidisciplinary team.


  • Working in community or primary care based teams.
  • Experience of facilitating clinical supervision.

Skills and Attributes


  • Assessment, planning and evaluation skills.
  • Effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills including communicating complex or potentially distressing information to patients / carers.
  • Risk assessment skills.
  • Reflective practice skills.
  • Able to research, understand and evaluate evidence in order to contribute to practice development.
  • Displays care, compassion, sensitivity and responsiveness to other peoples feelings and needs.
  • Able to work as part of a team, co-operating to work together and in conjunction with others and willing to help and assist wherever possible and appropriate.
  • Able to develop, establish and maintain positive relationships with others both internal and external to the organisation and with patients and their carers.
  • Able to work under pressure, dealing with peaks and troughs in workload.
  • Positive and flexible attitude to dealing with change accept change and to explore new ways of doing things and approaches.
  • Highly motivated and reliable.


  • Experience in research and/or clinical audit.

Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust


Building 3 White Rose Park

Millshaw Park Lane


LS11 0DL

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