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Children's Community Nurse

Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS Healthcare Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum pro rata including HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
4 Jun 2024
Are you passionate about patient care? Join our supportive community-based paediatric team.
  • Exciting opportunity for a highly motivated band 6 children's nurse in our Children's Community Nursing Service.
  • Opportunity to complete cytotoxic administration training.
  • Opportunity to develop teaching skills
  • Focus on acute conditions: short-term enteral feeding, IV antibiotics, oxygen therapy, wound care, blood sampling via central venous access devices (CVAD's) and support for children with long-term conditions, including our oncology caseload. Care is delivered in children's homes, and in our clinic.
  • Collaboration with allied professionals, the wider multi-disciplinary team, social care, and local education providers.
  • Driver not essential
  • Access to lease car via Tusker Car Scheme.

Main duties of the job

  • Seeking Band 6 children's nurses with motivation to work in our integrated Children's Community Nursing Service.
  • Requires the ability to work autonomously and within a collaborative nursing team.
  • Involvement in acute and long-term condition treatments and teaching
  • Special duties include supporting clinical nurse specialists in asthma, special schools, phlebotomy, haemoglobinopathy, and continence care.

About us

Community healthcare is unlike any other part of the NHS. It's personalised care that helps people to retain their independence. It's the NHS at its best and the difference you make is truly tangible.

Our colleagues often describe us as a family, and we know how important that sense of belonging and support is when you start a new job.Our preceptorship programme is second to none hence the award and logo.It's simple - happy, engaged staff provide better services. In 2018, we were named'Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction'by the Nursing Times. The same year, we won the Workforce category at the HSJ Awards. In the latest NHS Staff Survey results 2020, we had the best response rate amongst community trusts nationally.

We are the top community trust in the country on the theme Quality of care for the third year. We had the highest percentage of staff who felt they are able to deliver the care they aspire to and are satisfied with the quality of care they give to patients or service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*****Please refer to the full Job Description and Person Specification attached to see the full outline of the post.****

Person Specification



  • 1 years nursing experience
  • IV certificate
  • Experience with working with children with complex needs


  • Central venous device access
  • Community nursing degree
  • Cytotoxic workbook



  • Experience of working alongside multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience with enteral feeding
  • Teaching children, young people, families, carers and other professionals



  • Up to date knowlegde of safeguarding children and young people
  • Ability to work autonoumously


  • Experience with home ventialtion and tracheostomy care

Employer details

Employer name

Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS Healthcare Trust


Whitton Corner

Percy Road



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