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Preparation for Adulthood co-ordinator

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Registered Nurse (Child) or Registered (Learning Disability) who is passionate about providing an excellent experience to Children and Young People (CYP) with Special Educational Needs/Disability (SEND) and physical disability?

We are looking for friendly, dynamic and proactive nurses to join our established team helping CYP with SEND and physical disability navigate services during their transition from children's to adult services with a focus on providing high quality care.

The successful applicant will possess excellent communication skills and support young people from the age of 14 to 21 maximizing their opportunities for independence and choice.

If you would like to learn more about the role please contact Jan.O'

Main duties of the job

The role of the PFA Co-Ordinator is primarily concerned with providing a high quality health care experience for Children & Young People (CYP) with Special Educational Needs / Disability (SEND) or physical disability whilst ensuring a safe, smooth and seamless transition to adult services. Payingspecial attention to the SEND Code of Practice (2020) the job holder will work to provide a key worker for 14-21 year old's that meet referral criteria. An important element of the role will be to ensure that the multiple services/agencies often involved in the care of the CYP are joined up and communicating effectively with the CYP's voice being at the heart of decision making.

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification for further details about this role

Person Specification



  • Post registration experience, including experience of working in a relevant clinical specialty.
  • Experience of assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for patients/service users/staff demonstrating knowledge of specific needs
  • Experience of working with children with complex health needs
  • Experience of working in an MDT and across organisational and professional boundaries


  • Experience of leading clinical audit/research and using outcome measures



  • RN (Child) or RSCN or RN (Learning Disability)
  • Supporting Learning in Clinical Practice (SLIP) or equivalent. Or an approved supervisor/assessor preparation accreditation.
  • Degree or equivalent level of education or experience*


  • Relevant specialist qualification or training to diploma level or equivalent experience



  • Computer literate - ability to use Word/Excel/ Power-point, etc.
  • Report writing / Presentation skills
  • Clinical credibility
  • Highly developed specialist skills underpinned by theory and experience
  • Highly developed analytical skills for complex
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Organised approach to work with ability to prioritise and delegate
  • Mentoring and advanced communication skills, Proven skills in teaching individuals and small groups
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical approach to problem solving and ability to make clinical judgements requiring assimilation, interpretation and decisions where there may be a range of options


  • Proven evidence of change management skills



  • Knowledge of change management processes
  • High level understanding of the SEND Code of Practice (Specifically section 8)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the NHS national targets and priorities
  • Evidence of current CPD

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Based at St lukes hospital however will also work in the community



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