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Children's Community Specialist School Nurse

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
21 May 2024
We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Special School Nursing Service which is part of the Children's Integrated Complex Care Clinical Business Unit in our Children's Division. We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Special School Nurse who is looking to develop their skills in the largest community healthcare trust in London. The post is based at a school in the inner boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster.

The Special School Nursing Team are seeking a Band 6 nurse who is a highly motivated, enthusiastic and caring individual to work within a team supporting children and young people from 4-19 years who have a range of learning disabilities and complex health needs. The nursing team works closely with education and other agencies to ensure the children achieve their full potential in school.

You will be an experienced nurse, trained in either children's nursing or learning disability nursing, and have up to date clinical nursing skills to care for children with complex health needs such as epilepsy, enteral feeding, and tracheostomy care. You will have excellent communication skills, be flexible to the needs of the children and the service, and have good organisational skills. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of safeguarding and be confident in delivering training to school staff and carers.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for implementing assessments, management of medical clinics, provision of clinical care, management of medication, safeguarding and support to education staff, parents and students, ensuring a high quality service for children, their parents, adult patients and the professional colleagues involved. You will also be managing a team of band 3 and band 4 carers supported by the Children's Community Nursing Team leads.

You will be supported in the school by a Special School Nursing Assistant, and will be part of a wider team of Special School Nurses from special schools across CLCH, supported by Nursing Service Managers. The Special School Nurses are supported by the Children's Community Nursing Team.

This post is Monday to Friday 7.5 hours a day in term time.

You will need to be passionate about providing a high quality service you will enjoy working as a team as well as being autonomous, flexible, and keen to develop this exciting service.

If you would like to talk to somebody about this vacancy then please contact:Contact name: Sara Buttle, Children's Specialist Nursing Service ManagerEmail Address: sara.buttle@nhs.netTelephone: 07721246147

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 assess the health needs of children and school community, agree individual and school health plans and deliver these through multidisciplinary partnerships.

To organise the day to day Special School Nursing Service to children with complex health needs at the Special Needs Schools.

To provide skilled, effective, evidenced based nursing care for children with complex care needs including technology dependent children.

To participate in direct clinical input to ensure appropriate nursing and screening interventions. To promote the optimum use of available resources and to secure the highest standards of care to both primary and secondary age children.

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



  • SCN or RN(Child) or LD
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council Registration
  • Evidence of post registration education and training


  • Evidence of post registration education and training School Nursing or Community Nursing /Specialist Practitioner Qualification Nursing and Midwifery Council Registration

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Jack Tizard School


W12 7PA

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