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Band 6 Children's Complex Care Nursing Care Co-ordinator

Employer
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
Advert Band 6 Children's Complex Care Nursing Care Co-ordinator

An exciting 12 month fixed term contract opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Children's nurse to join an established team of Children's Complex Care Nurses in Birmingham. This is a city wide service that offers personalised specialist nursing support to children & families with a variety of highly complex physical health needs.

We provide bespoke commissioned packages of care to children within their own homes, schools and other community locations. The service operates seven days a week and 24 hours a day.

If you are an experienced Children's Nurse with enhanced clinical skills and have advanced communication skills you may be who we are looking for to join our busy team. This post will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to develop rewarding therapeutic relationships with children & families in a community setting.

The post holder will be responsible for delivering high quality nursing care according to agreed standards which are set and monitored.

If you have a positive outlook, professional attitude, are a good team player and are passionate about delivering high quality, safe and compassionate child & family focused care then we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

In return the successful candidate will be offered opportunities to develop both clinically and professionally within a supportive environment and be encouraged to participate in service developments. Formal clinical supervision and a supported induction period will be provided.

Within this role you will be required to provide training and supervision to other members of the team including health care assistants as well as parents and family members ensuring their competence in meeting the care needs of specific children and young people. This client group has highly complex health needs which include children and young people that are technology dependent i.e. requiring invasive ventilation. The Children's Complex Care Team forms part of the wider Specialist Nursing Service which includes Children's Rapid Response, Children's Palliative Care and the Children's Community Nursing Team.

About us

IMPORTANT

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Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Qualifications:-

RSCN/ or RN Child Branch

Applicants must be a car driver.

For further details / informal visits contact: Sylvia Ofiaeli, Team Leader Children's Complex Care

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RSCN/RN Child Branch


Desirable

  • ENB 998 (Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice) or equivalent
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) within general management activities


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to manage team on a day to day basis in the absence of the Clinical / Team Leader
  • Evidence of assessment skills and use of nursing process and nurse models


Desirable

  • Ability to lead complex services, setting clear direction and delivering service objectives.


Personal qualities

Essential

  • Self-motivated.
  • Positive, energetic, enthusiastic in outlook and able to set a good example
  • Evidence of strong leadership skills, the ability to negotiate, persuade and influence at a senior level with a supportive style whilst also able to take difficult decisions and act assertively


Desirable

  • Keen to develop services in line with service, educational and research priorities with the service.


Other job requirements

Essential

  • As per person spec


Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience of working as a Children's Nurse either RSCN/RN Child
  • Evidence of excellent clinical and professional engagement.


Desirable

  • Significant experience and successful in-depth knowledge of staff management and the procedures and policies underpinning this.


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT

Address

Lansdowne Health Centre

Birmingham

B18 7EE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

820-6149907-CF

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