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0-19 Just One Staff Nurse - NEW HIRE BONUS �1500

Employer
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Location
Norfolk
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro-rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This post attracts a New Hire Bonus of �1,500 (pro-rata for part time staff). Are you a registered nurse or midwife? Have you an interest in working with children & young people aged 0-19? If you are passionate about children, young people and families & working as part of a team that makes a difference to health outcomes, then this opportunity is for you. We deliver early intervention, health promotion & build therapeutic relationships to empower families, children & young people to make the best choices, improve health outcomes, an opportunity has arisen for Staff Nurses to work with children & families from antenatal to 19 years to work within our Single Point of Access Just One Number.

The Staff Nurse role is an opportunity to work within the Healthy Child Service and then to progress onto applying for the Health Visitor/School Nursing training.

You will be self-motivated, able to demonstrate empathy and enjoy working in a fast paced, friendly environment. It is important that you have strong communication and leadership skills and be able to demonstrate experience of partnership working with proven ability to innovate and find solutions in delivering a safe and effective service.

Just One Number operates 6 days a week, Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm and Saturdays 9am - 1pm.

Successful applicants will be expected to work a rotating weekly shift pattern, comprising of weekday and occasional Saturday shifts. See JD for more details.

Main duties of the job

As part of the Healthy Child Programme, the Staff Nurse will work within the single point of access, this role will be predominantly clinical triage of new referrals, telephone and digital support for clients/service users, undertaking of initial assessments, delegation of cases within the team or transfer out to locality/specialist pathway, signposting or supporting onward referrals.

Their role is to provide a child centred, inclusive, holistic and accessible Public Health programme to children aged 0-19, their families and communities, establishing links with children, families, schools, communities and agencies.

They promote the physical and emotional well-being of children, and young people, supporting them to establish good health now and in the future. They promote early intervention, health promotion, advocacy, empowerment, social inclusion and the reduction of health inequalities.

The contacts will be completed by telephone or via video platform to support the range of issues experienced by children and young people aged 0-19 and their families. The role will also include responding to messages on Parent line our text messaging service for parents and Chat health our text messaging service for young people aged 11-19. At all times a Think Family Approach is adopted.

(Please note that should we receive a high number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert earlier than advertised)

About us

Rated 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission, we are proud to provide high quality innovative services across most of the east of England that enable people to receive care closer to home and live healthier lives.

There's one reason why our services are outstanding - and that's our amazing staff - who, for the seventh year running, rated us incredibly highly in the national staff survey.

If you share our passion for innovative and high-quality care delivery, then please submit your application and join us on our exciting journey as a leading-edge specialist community provider. All are welcome to apply and our promise to you is a culture which prioritises staff engagement and development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Purpose:

As part of the Healthy Child Programme, the Staff Nurse will work within the single point of access, this role will be predominantly clinical triage of new referrals, telephone and digital support for clients/service users, undertaking of initial assessments, delegation of cases within the team or transfer out to locality/specialist pathway, signposting or supporting onward referrals.

Their role is to provide a child centred, inclusive, holistic, and accessible Public Health programme to children aged 0-19, their families and communities, establishing links with children, families, schools, communities and agencies (Education, School Services, Health and Voluntary organisations).

They promote the physical and emotional well-being of children, and young people, supporting them to establish good health now and in the future.

They promote early intervention, health promotion, advocacy, empowerment, social inclusion, and the reduction of health inequalities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • To learn and deliver the universal service within Just One Number, to gain confidence to support families with accessing self-care resources and developing self-efficacy.
  • To develop skills to promote the use of digital resources on Just One Norfolk website during all contacts with service users to enhance self-care skills for children, young people, and their families.
  • To develop the skills to utilise virtual platforms in assessments, interventions, training, and networking to support effective practice and partnership working.
  • To support families through a range of methods including digital drop-in clinics, virtual and phone contacts to assess the needs of children and their families.
  • To work as part of a multidisciplinary 0-19 team to identify the health needs of children and young people, their families and the community and contribute to developing a strategy to address individual identified needs as well as those needs within the community.
  • To work with the locality teams to support children, young people and families who are considered to be vulnerable or at risk. To adhere to current Safeguarding Procedures and participate in strategy discussions and case review meetings as required.
  • To develop the knowledge and skills to assess, plan, implement and evaluate packages of care in order to deliver early interventions to families in line with our commissioned service.
  • To support other localities as required, to ensure that all relevant clinical skills are developed, and to maintain effective working relationships and continuity of services.
  • To take responsibility for their own clinical practice including supervision and to adhere to the NMC code of conduct.
  • To contribute to the development of local policies and procedures relevant to their area of work and contribute to relevant service design projects.

  • Communication
  • To communicate complex and sensitive information concerning the child or young persons condition to the childs parents/carers and young person
  • Able to communicate effectively using appropriate methods and recognising barriers to communication, e.g. communicating effectively with families where English may be an additional language.
  • To communicate within the multi-disciplinary team and model effective team working and communication skills, supporting change within the service.
  • To work with all Norfolk partner agencies to promote childrens well-being.
  • To work closely with other professional teams and key stakeholders including service users, statutory and non-statutory organisations

  • Budgetary Responsibility
  • To demonstrate responsible use of resources, with an awareness of budgetary restraints.
  • To ensure health monitoring equipment is operating to a high standard, maintained and calibrated.

  • People Management
  • To contribute to the training of students of nursing and other disciplines, during community experience programmes.
  • Maintaining own professional development and requirement to take part in appraisal and KSF process.
  • To delegate work to other members of the skill mix team related to their capabilities and competencies, ensuring there is clarity regarding the feedback mechanisms

  • Research & Development Activity
  • Contributes to clinical audit and research highlighting unmet needs within the population. Contributes to the maintenance of the Health Profile of the population.

  • Clinical and Practice Governance
  • Observe and maintain strict confidentiality with regards to any patient/family/staff/records and information in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.
  • Any data that is taken/shared as part of a phone call or transported, faxed or transferred electronically must be undertaken with regard to the Trust Information Governance and Information Security policies.
  • The post holder must adhere to the Trust risk assessment and risk management processes.
  • The post holder must adhere to infection control policies and procedures.
  • It is a condition of your employment that you are currently registered with the NMC and it is your responsibility to maintain your professional registration
  • Undertake mandatory training and any other training relevant to the role as required by Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust.
  • The post holder must participate in clinical and other audits as required.
  • Provide patients and their families /carers with information on standards they should expect from the team.
  • Participate in Clinical & Safeguarding supervision on a regular basis.
  • The post holder is required to participate in relevant emergency preparedness process for their team.

  • General

    Safeguarding people responsibility

    Safeguarding children and adults at risk of abuse or neglect is a collective responsibility.

    There is an expectation that all staff develop and maintain their role relevant safeguarding people competencies and comply with local safeguarding partnerships practice. Alongside this employee who are registrants are reminded of their professional duty of care.

    Safeguarding means protecting a citizens health, wellbeing, and human rights enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. It is an integral part of providing high-quality health care.

    Those most in need of protection include: Children and young people. Adults at risk, such as those receiving care in their own home, people with physical, sensory, and mental impairments, and those with learning disabilities. The post holder must at all times carry out their duties with regard to Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

    To be aware of the responsibilities of all employees to maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors, and staff.

    All post holders must adhere to the code of conduct on confidentiality and be aware of and adhere to all Trust policies and procedures.

    This job description is intended only as a guide to the range of duties involved. The post holder will need to be flexible and adaptable in order to respond to other duties that may be required from time to time and the changes and developments within the Trust.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure of Barring Service to be made to check for any previous criminal convictions. Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust is committed to the fair treatment of its staff, potential staff, or users in line with its equal opportunities policy and policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications & Training

    Essential

    • Current NMC Registration


    Desirable

    • Mentor/998 or equivalent teaching qualification
    • Evidence of Degree level study in the last 2 years (or willingness to works towards)


    Experience

    Essential

    • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary setting
    • Experience of Safeguarding adults and/or children
    • Experience of working with children and their families.


    Desirable

    • Experience of Mentoring
    • Experience of working in a community setting


    Knowledge & Skills

    Essential

    • The clinical skills to identify, respond to and evaluate health needs
    • Commitment to the development of excellent services, which focus on improved outcomes for children
    • Current knowledge of local and national policies informing the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to act upon the principles and practice of health promotion.
    • Able to plan and organise their work
    • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and partner agencies
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Competent keyboard skills and ability to communicate through IT using packages such as Word, Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team.
    • Time management and prioritisation skills.


    Desirable

    • Experience with delivering healthcare interventions via digital platforms
    • Ability to use SystmOne


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

    Address

    Unit 3 Cringleford Business Centre

    Intwood Road

    Norfolk

    NR4 6AU

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    448-NCYP-6217802-A

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