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Young Greenwich School Nurse

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year pa inc
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
Exciting opportunities have arisen for a qualified School Nurse (SCPHN) to join our dynamic Young Greenwich Health team to a 12 month fixed term role.

Young Greenwich is a new integrated programme commissioned by the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The programme is led by Oxleas and delivered with partners Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) who together with METRO form the Young Greenwich Partnership.

Young Greenwich will deliver seamlessly in and out of schools, youth hubs and other community venues with strong pathways for pupils in schools into community-based activities and support and vice versa.

The successful candidate needs to be highly motivated and enthusiastic delivering the healthy child programme and model of community health across schools in the south of Greenwich. We are looking for a qualified SCPHN: School Nurse that possess excellent communication skills and have a forward thinking approach to new ways of working within our partnership in youth hubs including attending evening sessions.

You must be a registered nurse and hold the SCPHN: School Nurse pathway degree with sexual health, safeguarding and emotional health knowledge desirable. Applicants must have a current driving licence with access to a car daily.

In return Oxleas will support the post with supervision, appropriate training and self-development opportunities and a network of peer support. Oxleas operate a family friendly policy.

Main duties of the job

  • Caseload management for named schools
  • Safeguarding
  • Delivering drop in sessions in named Secondary schools
  • Integration with hub sessions up to 8pm
  • Delivering the Healthy Child Programme across the hub catchment
  • Support the student placements from Universities

About us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,300 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, secure hospitals, children's centres, schools and people's homes.

We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England. In London we operate within the Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent. We manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital, Woolwich, as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are the largest NHS provider of prison health services providing healthcare to prisons within Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We're Kind
  • We're
  • We Listen
  • We Care

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To lead the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme, overseeing and participating in the delivery of the key touch-points / health and wellbeing reviews as part of the multi-disciplinary team
  • To liaise effectively with colleagues within Young Greenwich and partner organisations to ensure care for children and families is timely, well-coordinated and effective
  • To collate information and ensure appropriate referral for children with on-going health needs to relevant services
  • Be proactive in the development, review and promotion of the Young Greenwich service
  • To analyse health needs to inform the development of Young Greenwich strategies
  • To work according to local and national safeguarding children policies and guidance, acting as a specialist health resource and contributing to strategy meetings, initial case conferences and other safeguarding meetings where a health need is identified and participate in the decision making process
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of own responsibilities and contribute to team working and development of partnership initiatives

Person Specification



  • RGN and SCPHN


  • Sexual Health
  • Safeguarding
  • Emotional Health

Car Driver


  • Car, full UK licence



  • Recent updated learning
  • Community experience
  • Mentorship / PA / PS

IT Skills


  • NHS IT system or equivalent noted
  • Microsoft programmes noted

Employer details

Employer name

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust


Woolwich Common Youth Hub


SE18 4HX

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