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Team Lead Special School Nurse

Central London Community Health Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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We have an exciting opportunity for fixed term maternity leave cover for 1 year to lead theSpecial School Nursing Teamwithin the borough of Brent. We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiasticTeam Lead for the Special School Nursing Team (Band 7)who is looking to develop their skills in the largest community healthcare trust in London.

Main duties of the job

The special school nursing team provides a service to children and young people aged 4-19 years, across the 4 special schools in Brent. The team works closely with colleagues in Education, Primary Care, Tertiary centres and Social Services as well as Voluntary agencies. The aim of the team is to support any health needs the children and young people have which will enable them to attend school and reach theirpotential.

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to job description, personal specification and trust values, for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification



  • RGN, RSCN, RN(Child) or LD Nurse
  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence of post registration education to diploma/degree level
  • Teaching qualification
  • Level 3 Safeguarding course


  • HV/SN/Children's Community Nursing / Specialist Practitioner Qualification



  • Extensive experience in post registration work in the community
  • Nursing experience at Band 6 of nursing children with special needs and/or complex health needs
  • Experience of key working
  • Experience of managing a caseload
  • Experience of teaching
  • Experience of liaising/negotiating with professionals


  • Line management experience

Skills and Knowledge


  • Knowledge of the NMC Professional Codes and Standards
  • Knowledge of Personal Development Planning
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance and its implementation
  • Knowledge of purpose and value of Clinical Supervision
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Opportunities
  • Knowledge of political changes in the profession and NHS
  • Knowledge of Evidenced Based Care
  • Knowledge of Audit processes
  • Knowledge of working in culturally diverse communities
  • Knowledge of legal and statutory implications/ requirements for training parents/carers
  • Leadership skills
  • Expertise in nursing assessment/clinical skills
  • Teaching/training skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Time management and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • I.T. skills



  • Able to carry out the duties of the post with or without adaptations
  • Ability to travel
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Demonstrate the ability to be flexible


  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Village School,

The Grove Park



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