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School Nurse

Employer
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Pocklington
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Community nurse, School nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated School Nurse with initiative and drive who is keen to contribute to the further development of our service. The successful applicants will work within the West Wolds team of the 0-19 (25) Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing Service (ISPHNS). This is an all year round post working 26.5 hours per week.

We will also consider applications from qualified SCPHN Health Visitors who are willing to undertake the school nursing module of the SCPHN course to become dual qualified.

You will need to have excellent communication skills, be very organised and be willing to facilitate and support change in service delivery. You will need to have the ability to work autonomously and as part of an integrated skill mix team.

Applicants are required to be committed to providing the best possible service to children, young people and families. They should demonstrate willingness to develop and maintain integrated services.

Student Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SCPHN) (school nursing) are welcome to apply

Main duties of the job

To undertake the continuing responsibility for the management of the workload of the Integrated Specialist Public Health Nursing Team 5-19 (25) years
  • To ensure the effective delivery of care packages to children, young people and their families and delivering the Healthy Child Programme
  • To be responsible for the management of a caseload or client group of children looked after including compilation of reports and participation in multi-agency safeguarding children procedures
  • To participate in the supervision, leadership and management responsibilities of the Integrated Public Health Nursing
  • To offer specialist advice in line with identified specialist areas (eg Adolescent Mental Health, Sexual Health and Relationships)
  • To ensure safe and smooth transition for children from Primary or Junior School into Secondary school or where appropriate into Special School.


About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current registration on the NMC register
  • Professional qualification to Degree level or Diploma level Post Graduate Qualification in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
  • To be on the live register of mentors


Desirable

  • Leadership
  • Teaching qualification or equivalent presentation skills/training experience
  • Hold a recognised non-medical prescribing qualification


Knowledge

Essential

  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation and guidance relevant to clinical area, e.g. Children, Young People and their families
  • Full understanding of relevant clinical practice/standards within identified clinical area
  • Good IT skills
  • Assessment and screening skills
  • Immunisation skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to analyse and implement evidence base and best practice
  • Knowledge of the Adolescent Brain
  • Knowledge of Adolescent emotional wellbeing/mental Health


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at a specialist level of care
  • Experience of multi-agency working
  • Experience of case load management within Children's Services
  • Evidence of analysing and implementing evidence based and best practice


Desirable

  • Experience of working with children who are looked after


Personal attributes

Essential

  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring
  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills and work flexibly within the team/service
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and maintain work /life balance.
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical values and attitudes within a culture of equality and diversity
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff to embrace change
  • Working knowledge of Trust policies and procedures in order to effectively lead and manage others


Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Address

West Wolds ISPHN team

Pocklington Health Centre George Street

Pocklington

YO42 2DF

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338-6428263-24-

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