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Community Children's Nurse B5

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
21 May 2024

Job Details

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Children's Community Nursing Team in our Children's Health and Development Division. We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Children's Community Nurse (Band 5) who is looking to develop their skills in the largest community healthcare trust in London

The post holder will work within the Children's Community Nursing Team, visiting children in the community with a wide range of conditions, with the aim of reducing hospital admissions and attendances. The role will include nursing care, training, and supporting families, and supporting and mentoring student nurses.

Main duties of the job

The team provides a service to children and young people aged 0 - 18 years and works across the 3 London Boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Westminster. The team works closely with colleagues in Primary Care, hospitals, social services, and education.

This post is for 37.5 hours per week, which will be worked flexibly over 7 days a week. This post offers a great opportunity for a qualified children's nurse to develop skills and experience in community nursing. The organisation is supportive of training needs and there is an excellent mandatory training and education programme. You will also receive regular clinical supervision and safeguarding supervision.

You will need to be passionate about children's nursing, enjoy working as a team as well as being an autonomous practitioner.

If you would like to talk to somebody about this vacancy then please contact:
  • Natalie Cross
  • Telephone number: 0207 266 8840
  • E-mail address:

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:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • to participate in the assessment, planning and provision of skilled nursing care in negotiation with the child and family, in conjunction with the Childrens Community Team Leads
  • to provide skilled, effective, evidenced based nursing care for children with complex care needs including technology dependent such as tracheostomy care and central venous access.
  • to provide skilled, effective, evidenced based nursing care for children with a variety of nursing needs, such as enteral feeding, and intra-venous antibiotic administration.
  • to work in a collaborative manner with other agencies to ensure a seamless delivery of care to families
  • to provide information and support to facilitate the childs and familys own choices with regards to nursing care.
    Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • RGN / RSCN / RN(Child)
  • NMC Registration


  • Teaching Experience
  • Evidence of post registration education and training



  • Experience of teaching
  • Experience of working with students
  • Experience of working with multi-professional team professional team oKnowledge of positive aspects of community nursing
  • Knowledge of positive aspects of community nursing


  • Minimum 1 years post registration nursing experience

Skills and Knowledge


  • Knowledge of Nursing and Midwifery Council Code
  • Knowledge and experience of Personal Development Planning
  • Knowledge and demonstration of the use of Evidenced Based Care
  • Knowledge of equal opportunities and their impact in practice
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to assess a situation and implement an appropriate plan of care
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
  • Ability to respond appropriately to change
  • I.T. skills


  • Knowledge and experience of Clinical Supervision



  • Able to carry out the duties of the post with or without adaptations


  • Ability to drive

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


The Medical Centre


W9 3XZ

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