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Bank - 0-19 Community Nurse

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust
London and Essex
£17.69 an hour plus HCAS
Closing date
10 Jul 2024
We are looking for experienced 0-19 Community Band 5 Nurses to work on a temporary basis, as and when required, who will support the team, department and organisation to achieve the Trust's mission of best care by the best people.

We are now looking to recruit qualified nurses who are motivated and enthusiastic about providing high quality care in children's servicesYou will need to be registered with the NMC and have experience and/or qualifications in working with children and young people. Temporary work is also available for block bookings and ad hoc shifts.

If shortlisted, you will be required to take a literacy & medication assessment, date to be confirmed.

Main duties of the job

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:1. Assist the 0-19 Team in their duties where appropriate.2. Support and assist Nursery Nurses as required.Clinical Skills1. Undertake interventions as directed by the Specialist Community Practitioner, e.g. immunisation and vaccination, screening.2. Assess the health needs of the child and community involving the carer and/or child in the process of meeting those health needs.3. Monitor the health of the child and to involve the carers in promoting optimum health and development of the child.4. Liaise with other statutory and voluntary agencies and maintain good working relationships, making referrals and consulting as necessary.5. Be aware of the deviations from the norm in health and behaviour and to intervene to protect vulnerable children by prompt action by referral.6. Assist the Specialist Community Practitioner at Child Health Clinics monitoring the growth of babies and children, advising parents on aspects of parenting within his/her knowledge base and referring to the Specialist Community Practitioner where there are problems or more detailed advice is required.7.Carry out home visits as delegated by the Specialist Community Practitioner.

About us

We operate a Temporary Staffing service and offer our Bank Staff excellent benefits including:
  • Competitive hourly rates and weekly pay
  • Access to paid annual leave and statutory sick pay
  • My Trust Benefits discount scheme
  • Access to the NHS pension scheme
  • Paid mandatory training
  • Opportunities for locally agreed training
  • Flexibility of hours/location
  • Priority over agency staff for booking shifts
  • Free uniform
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent posts.

North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT) is the leading provider of community healthcare services in South West Essex.Among the community services we provide we deliver children's services including health visitor, school nurse, children's therapies and specialist children's services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The main duties of the post are outlined fully below and in the attached job description.

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.

Person Specification



  • RGN



  • Relevant experience of working as a Community Nurse

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust



London and Essex

RM13 8GQ

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