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Staff Nurse - School Nursing Targeted Intervention Service

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stoke on Trent
Salary
Depending on experience £28,407 - £34,581
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Community nurse, School nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A wonderful opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic staff nurse to join our friendly, caring, well established School Nursing Targeted Intervention team.

The post is for 37.5 hours per week whole year round. Our team cover the Stoke on Trent area and are responsible for supporting children/young people (CYP) with complex, physical or emotional health needs. Our aim is to provide support to CYP, their families and the Schools in order that they can attend School safely and achieve to the very best of their ability.

This position will entail supporting our CYP, City Schools and pupil referral units, with coordinating care, care planning, teacher training, enuresis clinics, continence support and supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities.

The School Nursing Targeted Intervention Service prides itself in providing health advice and support to children, young people and their families within Stoke on Trent.

You must be a car driver with access to your own car for school visiting. Full training for the post will be given and the candidate will need to be educated to registered nurse level one.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for their own caseload within their speciality area as an autonomous practitioner. In doing so, they will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate patient centred programmes of care to a specialist level ensuring that they practice within their sphere of competence and knowledge. The post holder will work to professional and regulatory body codes, standards and guidance at all times ensuring that their practice is grounded in evidence based theoretical and practical knowledge. They will be required to assess, plan and support children and young people with regards to all continence issues, including nocturnal enuresis, toileting programmes and assessing if there is a requirement for containment products. Subsequently assessing and ordering appropriate products if deemed necessary. They will also be required to develop, implement and evaluate individual care plans for children with specific health needs and train education staff to support children whilst in school.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further inforamtion relating to this position please refer to the attached job description and specification

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please call Karen Shaw who would be happy to talk to you about the team and the position in more detail.

Karen Shaw 07870847929

Person Specification

experience working with children

Essential

  • registered nurse qualification


Desirable

  • working in school health
  • working with children with complex needs
  • working with children with SEND


demonstrates passion for working with children with SEN

Essential

  • experience of working with children with SEND or complex needs.


Desirable

  • experience of supporting children with continence issues/ bed wetting


Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Hanley Health Centre

15, Upper Huntbach Street, Hanley

Stoke on Trent

ST1 2BU

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

301-SB-24-6341942

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