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Children's Community Nurse

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa (plus HCAS) pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024
We are seeking motivated and dynamic Band 6 Community Nurse to join the Specialist Children's Community Nursing Team in providing excellent quality nursing care for children.

The role will require the successful candidate to work as part of the team based at Grays Health Centre and Pitsea Clinic visiting children who have been discharged from hospital with further secondary care needs. You will work closely with the end of life and palliative care specialist.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will assist the existing Children's Community Nursing Team in carrying out a range of clinical activities. They will utilise a range of skills and experience gained in clinical practice to provide holistic assessments for children who have complex needs. Clinical judgement will aid the postholder to formulate a care plan based on these assessments. The postholder will also demonstrate excellent time management skills to enable them to work autonomously at times. Excellent communication skills are essential as well as good knowledge of current Nursing best practice and the ability to work as an effective team member across the Specialist Childrens Nursing Teams as well as the wider Multidisciplinary Team and external agencies.

About us

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �1,192 and a maximum payment of �2,011 per annum pro rata).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification for more information about this role and working at North East London NHS Foundation Trust. We encourage you to refer closely to this when completing your application.

We welcome your application even if you do not meet all the criteria listed in the person specification. Any development needs to help you succeed in the role, can be discussed at the interview stage.

Person Specification



  • Minimum 2 years post qualifying consolidation of practice
  • Paediatric Nursing Qualification


  • Evidence of CPD
  • Experience of working in a community setting



  • post qualification experience


  • Qualification in teaching/learning



  • Multidisciplinary working and liasion related to children and young people


  • Safeguarding Supervisor Training

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


Grays/Pitsea Health Centre/Clinic


RM17 5BY

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