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Community Staff Nurse 0-19

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 plus HCAS per annum (pro rata for part-time)
Closing date
15 Jul 2024
Community Staff Nurse 0-19 Universal Children's Services

We are currently seeking applications from enthusiastic staff nurses who would like to work in Barking & Dagenham (B& D) in the East Locality alongside our 0-19 skill mix team (Health Visiting and School Nursing). We currently have two vacancies within the team, one full time (37.5 hours) and one 4 days per week (30 hours ).

Do you want to develop in a progressive, innovative environment and enhance your career? If so, we want you to join B& D's Integrated Universal and Early Intervention 0-19 team and find out all about the possibilities that can be opened up for you.

Our vision for delivering the Healthy Child Programme, in partnership with key stakeholders is to ensure that every child in Barking & Dagenham has the very best start in life and grows up to be happy, safe, healthy, confident and resilient.

We have a robust system of managerial, clinical and safeguarding supervision in place to support all staff. If you are interested in working for us, have good clinical skills, motivational skills as well as an understanding of key policies relating to children, we would like to hear from you. This would be a great opportunity to work within a supportive skill mix team and also use your own initiative to help develop in your career.

Main duties of the job

Please see job description for main duties of the role.

We have a wide variety of trainings available within the Trust and our partner agencies in order to support your work in improving outcomes for children, young people and their families.

About us

Starting with NELFTNELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

Probationary PeriodThis post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).High Cost Area Supplement - LondonThis post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary with a minimum payment of �4,313 and a maximum payment of �5,436 per annum (pro rata for part-time).

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for dynamic and motivated individuals who are highly skilled in communication, with a strong approach to teamwork. Successful candidates will be able to deliver appropriately delegated commissioned elements of the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) (DH 2009) and have experience in, or have ambition to work in, multi-disciplinary and multi-agency settings. Our nurses require a positive attitude towards actively engaging with a diverse range of clients in our Community.

You will be able to participate in child health screening, health promotion activities and supporting parenting in a variety of environments including the family home, clinics, schools and Family Hubs . Your role will include identifying health needs with children and families and in agreement with the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) across the 0-19 pathway, and you will plan, deliver and review appropriate and evidence based interventions to improve outcomes for children and families.

Certificates of Sponsorship

Although we are a registered sponsor organisation, we are unable to offer sponsorship for all job roles. Please check your eligibility under the UKVI points based system

Use of AI

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration


  • Evidence of further training



  • Post registration Experience


  • Post Registration Experience of working with children and families



  • Knowledge of services provided by other agencies
  • Shows understanding of the Healthy Child Programme
  • Sound understanding of safeguarding children, policies and procedures


  • Evidence of adaptible approach



  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a Team
  • Solution focused with the ability to use own initiative



  • To be able to travel efficiently throughout the area

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


Julia Engwell Clinic

Woodward Road



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