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Children's Community Nurse

Employer
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Slough
Salary
Depending on experience Per annum (pro rata) inc HCAS
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
Seeking a highly motivated children's nurse to join our small friendly CCN team, someone who is passionate about providing the best care to children, young people and their families within the community setting.

Providing mainly acute nursing care to children within their homes and other community settings as well as within the acute children's ward, Medical day unit and Paediatric assessment unit.

Providing training and support to families, schools and carers to enable children and young people to live their lives away from the hospital setting.

To develop yourself and the service with training offered and encouraged.

Mentor student nurses.

Main duties of the job

To provide a community service to the local area, supporting the Paediatric Department. Liaising with the MDT and tertiary centres for continuing care

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital servicesforaround 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our threecore values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other,Committed to Excellence,WorkingTogether and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please review job description and person specification attached to the vacancy for further information on this role.

Person Specification

Competencies

Essential

  • Application of clinical judgement
  • Demonstrates good communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to use initiative


Experience

Essential

  • Current paediatric experience.
  • Aware of key principles of paediatric care and implications for practice
  • Aware of research and evidence and implications for practice


Desirable

  • Monitors and contributes to protecting children and young people at risk.
  • Safeguarding experience
  • Participation in audit activity


Special Requirements

Essential

  • Ability to travel to community patient visits and carry equipment
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends, bank holidays and on call as required by the service


Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Sick Children's Nurse (NMC Sub -Part 1 (Children) /RN Child Mentorship/teaching course
  • 2 years experience


Desirable

  • Community experience


Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wexham Park Hospital

Wexham Street

Slough

SL2 4HL

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