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Children's Community Asthma and Allergy Nurse

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rayleigh
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024
EPUT

COMMUNITY ASTHMA NURSE SPECIALISTS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

BAND 6

Part time 22.5 Hours

We are delighted to announce exciting new opportunities to join the Community Asthma Service for Children and Young People within Mid and South Essex Community Collaborative (MSECC)

The Mid and South Essex Community Collaborative (MSECC) brings together the three main providers for community services: Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT), North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) and Provide Community Interest Company CIC in a Community Health Services Provider Collaborative.

In order to drive this transformation we now require asthma nurses to provide expert advice and education to support diagnosis and management of children and young people with Asthma within the community setting. These posts will be predominantly based within the EPUT locality during induction and preceptorship, whilst simultaneously developing relationships with both Primary and Secondary health care professionals in either Mid Essex (Provide) or Basildon, Brentwood, and Thurrock (NELFT) in preparation for transformation of the Asthma Service across the MSECC.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for highly motivated, innovative, and flexible children's trained nurses to join our community asthma service. The successful candidates will be an RSCN or RN Child with substantial specialist knowledge and experience of supporting children and young people with asthma. The applicants must be well organised and able to work autonomously on their own initiative and be excellent communicators embracing family partnership care.

The role includes extensive collaborative working with Health Visitors, School Nurses, GPs, Primary Care Networks, Paediatric Consultants and Asthma Nurse Specialists to ensure the delivery of relevant, co-ordinated and high-quality care solutions for children and families with asthma within the community setting.

In return we will reward you with an attractive salary and benefits package which includes excellent pension provision and a full induction and orientation period with ongoing clinical supervision included. Our training package offers a wide range of relevant training and development opportunities to enable you to advance your skills and career within a progressive framework.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including

o Season Ticket Loans

o NHS discounts for staff

o Excellent Training facilities and opportunities

o Buying and Selling annual leave scheme

o The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas

o Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work

o Day One Flexible Employer

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide specialist education and training to improve the management of care for children and young people with Asthma by engaging with a number of agencies to promote integration within primary and secondary care and educational establishments.

Person Specification

essential

Essential

  • extensive paediatric experience
  • car driver


Desirable

  • V300
  • asthma knowledge and experience
  • advanced communication skills


essential

Essential

  • additional paediatric continued professional development


essential

Essential

  • interpersonal skills


Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Rayleigh Clinic

Eastwood Road

Rayleigh

SS6 7JP

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364-A-7405-B

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