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Sister CCNS Special Schools

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Community nurse, School nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Band 6 role requires an experienced, dynamic children's nurse with eighteen months community and/or special school experience. We also require that you are car driver which is essential. The post holder will be required to support families with assertive caseload management to ensure all aspects of social, emotional, practical and nursing needs are met. You will need to be flexible and forward thinking, able to work independently and as part of a friendly and supportive team delivering nursing care to a diverse caseload. It is essential that you will have excellent clinical and communication skills. The post holder will also be expected to provide leadership and supervision to the Children's Community Nurses and act as a role model for the delivery of excellent palliative care.

Main duties of the job

This post requires you to work with children with special needs in an education setting with a multi-professional team., You will require excellent and effective leadership skills in managing the day to day running for the nurses and support workers within school, ensuring the child's needs are met. You must have delegation skills and be able to problem solve and manage change. You will also require a good standard of IT andkeyboard skills and knowledge of a number of IT packages such as Word, PAS, e-rostering etc. You should also be able to work under pressure with competing priorities such as reports and submissions for Education and Health Care Plans as well as supporting the Consultant in clinic. You must be competent in a wide variety of clinical skills and competency to maintain credibility and can act on your own initiative

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve the quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be professionally accountable and maintain the standards of professional practice as set by the appropriate regulatory body applicable to your profession or role.

To deliver compassionate person-centered care, and treat patients, service users, their families and their carers with consideration, dignity, and the respect you would want for yourself or your family.

To support and deputise for the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse in ensuring the standards of professional practice as set out by appropriate regulatory body applicable to your profession or role are maintained.

Utilise clinical proficiency in delivering a high standard of nursing care. Provide managerial and leadership skills to support the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse and nursing team to deliver continually improved standards and efficient and effective use of resources.

Take personal responsibility for actions and omissions, and fully recognise personal accountability.

To deliver compassionate direct care provision or clinical work with patients, families and populations, to promote public health and well-being

The post holder, with awareness of the multiple needs of the patients and their families, will provide skilled childrens nursing care and promote the optimum level of independence and the quality of life for all children within the caseload.

The post holder will be expected to facilitate and support the access of children who have disabilities/complex needs to enable children to attend educational led activities with their peers.

To support and deputise for the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse in ensuring the standards of professional practice as set out by appropriate regulatory body applicable to your profession or role are maintained.

Provide advice and participate in Health Promotion Programmes, where appropriate.

Person Specification



  • Qualified Children's Nurse
  • Qualified 18 months
  • Community children's or Special school experience



  • Experience with managing safeguarding cases
  • Experience with managing staff
  • Experience with children with disabilities


  • Experience in case managment

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust


Penn Hall Special School

Vicarage Road



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