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Roald Dahl Transition Care Community Nurse

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year + HCAS
Closing date
30 Apr 2024
Looking for an exciting challenge with an opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge whilst enjoying your job? Specialist Children and Young People's Services (SCYPS) in Newham have the perfect opportunity for you to join us in the role of Roald Dahl Transition Care Community Nurse.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will join the team in the Specialist Children's and Young People's Services in Newham to work as the Transition Care Community Nurse Specialist across the Community Children's Nursing Service (CCNS) and the Child Development Service (CDS) providing Transition Care advice and clinical support to young people aged 14-19 years with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and related complex health needs.

We are looking for an experienced innovative clinical nurse with extensive experience managing the care of children with complex medical needs and learning disabilities.You will be joining a service which aspires to provide care of the highest quality, in collaboration with those who use our services. We embrace continuous improvement and learning and as a Specialist Nurse you will be instrumental in leading the service to think differently, be innovative, and give everyone, at every level, the skills they need to lead change.

The post holder will manage a clinical caseload to include young people with SEND and related complex health needs aged 14-19 years, ensuring a smooth transition to adult health services.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the Personal and Job specifications carefully. You should provide evidence in your application of the essential qualities required and why you would be an asset to our Service. We put all our patients at the heart of all we do.

Person Specification

Education / Training


  • RSCN/ RN Child Branch
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Educated to Degree level in nursing or other relevant field.
  • Mentorship module (ENB 998 or equivalent )
  • Community Nursing qualification


  • Educated to Masters level



  • Significant experience at Band 6 working with children & young people with community experience essential
  • Experience of working with young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Experience of interagency working
  • Experience of supporting children and families through the child protection process
  • Experience of managing staff and resources
  • Experience of providing supervision in an advisory role
  • Evidence of ability to practice as an expert practitioner
  • Ability to act as an advocate for young people
  • Evidence of the ability to manage time effectively
  • Understanding of clinical governance and ability to implement the associated systems and process in delivery of care
  • Evidence of ability to influence evidence based practice and be innovative
  • Excellent verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as an autonomous practitioner and to make sound clinical judgements and decisions regarding patient care and to be responsible and accountable for choices made.
  • Ability to effectively supervise and appraise line-managed team members and ensure that professional needs of staff are identified

Knowledge and skills


  • Ability to be a role model for Transition Care nursing
  • Knowledge in national guidelines and policies for Transition care
  • Knowledge of NHS, Social Care and Education systems relevant affecting Transition Care for young people
  • Knowledge and understanding of the child and adolescent health needs of a culturally and socially diverse population
  • Sound understanding of current issues affecting the NHS and Transition Care
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and ability to facilitate these skills in others

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust


West Ham Lane Health Centre

84 West Ham Lane,


E15 4PT

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