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School Nurse (SCPHN) B6

Employer
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS pro rata (part time)
Closing date
4 May 2024

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SCPHN School Nurse - Band 6 - Richmond - 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Monday-Friday Term Time Only

The School Nursing Team is seeking dynamic individuals with a strong public health focus who are fully committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our diverse school aged population. You will be a highly motivated individual with an interest in proactively managing health promotion initiatives. If you'd like an exciting and rewarding career in School Nursing, CLCH can offer you a great next step.

We're recruiting Band 6 School Nurse into an innovative, award winning and growing service. We cover primary, secondary and special needs schools across a wide area with diverse needs. We offer support and mentoring from a great team including national School Nurse of the Year winners. You'll also be able to take on development and mentoring roles to help build your career and support our junior staff and student nurses. Our school nursing service has taken on four new boroughs in the last year and is building a reputation as one of London's strongest teams.

Main duties of the job

We've just been rated 'GOOD' by the Care Quality Commission. We're in the Health Service Journal's list of the top 120 best places to work and in Stonewall's top 40 employers list. CLCH is a great place to do a great job helping give children a better start in life.

We deliver an excellent public health and child centred model of care, working with children aged 5-19, their families and education teams. We're looking for motivated and innovative school nurses keen to rise to the challenges of helping children.

We welcome applications from newly qualified and experienced School Nurses. Some of the benefits of working with CLCH include: a robust preceptorship programme for the first 12 months, outstanding safeguarding support from our safeguarding team, and comprehensive suite of training for school nurses, which supports revalidation, professional development opportunities and clinical supervision, staff awards and annual educators/mentors conference to celebrate the outstanding contributions made by our staff.

If you would like to be a future School Nurse of the Year, CLCH would love to help you get there. If you would like to join our team and make a tangible difference to children, young people and families lives we would like to hear from you.

You must have SCPHN - School Nursing (BSc course) qualification and RGN Registered Nurse (Adult or Paediatric).

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide a skilled, effective and evidence based service to children and young people within schools and community settings.

To act as a named school nurse for a cluster of nominated schools, applying specialist skills and knowledge in the delivery of the school health service

To develop an overview of the profiled health needs of the defined population alerting the Team Lead where any service gaps are identified.

To identify, prioritise and implement programmes of care that meet the public health needs of the defined school age population.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Education/Qualification

Essential

  • Registered Nurse/Midwife (current)
  • Specialist Community Public Health Nurse School Nursing / or Differing in Practice in school nursing
  • Evidence of continuing post- registration education and training


Desirable

  • Practice Assessor course
  • PSHE Course
  • Community nurse prescribing qualification or prepared to work towards.


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

The Causeway - Richmond

London

TW11 0JR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-SOUTH-9898

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