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Paediatric Neurodevelopmental ASD Pre-School Senior Nursery Nurse

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Southend-On -Sea
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
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12 months fixed term contract/secondment opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit number of brand new opportunities Band 5 Senior Nursery Nurse roles. Are you looking for an opportunity that will enable you to utilise your skill set to the max?

We have implemented a Neurodevelopmental pathway approach to the lighthouse child development centre so we can focus on multidisciplinary ways of working, in support of the community transformation model. As Band 5 Senior Nursery Nurse you will want to develop your skills in working in neurodiversity community and team. A comprehensive and tailored developmental plan will be designed with the post holder depending on training development needs identified.

You will be part of a team responsible for a designated caseload of children, young people who are suspected to be autistic or attention deficit disorder. You will work as part of our integrated multi-disciplinary team, and participate in the clinical decision-making process to determine the most appropriate management plans for all service users who are under the care of the team.

We are looking to recruit individuals who are motivated and enthusiastic. We are committed to working with you to ensure that your unique skills are fully utilised within the team, for the benefit of our children, young people

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a Paediatric Neurodevelopmental ASD Pre-School Senior Nursery Nurse who holds a recognised management / Leadership qualification or willing to undertake training who will work within the service area under the line management of the Team Leader. The post holder will have a responsibility to carry out clinical contact/duties in line with competencies for patients, families/ carers.

The post holder will work in partnership with the Lighthouse Child Development Centre Receptionist, Administrator Officers, Centre Manger, Multi-Disciplinary Team and other agencies, to ensure that excellent standards of care are provided.

The Paediatric Neurodevelopmental ASD Pre-School Senior Nursery Nurse will be a member of the Paediatric ASD team that provides support, information and guidance to all children and young people and their families within the Pathways.

As part of the Paediatric ASD team, the post-holder will provide a safe, effective, and high-quality service to clients using research-based evidence to inform practice within agreed professional standards.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including.
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options, and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Responsible for patients allocated to them and will observe the child in their home environment and that of the school/nursery.
  • Identify the child and familys needs and providing support and deliver of care to families/carers.
  • Able to signpost children/YP, families/carers to available resources within the borough for additional support and information.
  • Support families and schools in understanding neurodevelopmental disorders, suggesting appropriate support, explaining the neurodevelopmental pathway.
  • Assist ASD team members, paediatricians, and the wider multi-disciplinary team to contribute to the management/assessment of children/young people (YP) with Special / additional needs.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • NNEB Diploma in child care and Education awarded by CACHE or equivalent
  • Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Early Years
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Management /Leadership qualification

Experience

Essential criteria
  • At least 3 years of post-qualification experience of community nursery nurse working with children / with complex needs
  • Experience of assessing child development
  • Previous experience within a community setting
  • Previous NHS Experience
  • Experience of working within a team

Ability to manage workload and prioritise tasks and objectives and work to strict deadlines.

Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working with children, young people with neurodevelopmental and complex needs
  • Group training

We are leading the way with transformation projects as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of childrens services across the MSE.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • oNNEB Diploma in child care and Education awarded by CACHE or equivalent
  • oLevel 3 BTEC National Diploma in Early Years
  • oDegree or equivalent
  • oManagement /Leadership qualification
Experience Essential
  • At least 3 years of post-qualification experience of community nursery nurse working with children / with complex needs
  • Experience of assessing child development
  • Previous experience within a community setting
  • Previous NHS Experience
  • Experience of working within a team
  • Ability to manage workload and prioritise tasks and objectives and work to strict deadlines.
Desirable
  • oExperience of working with children, young people with neurodevelopmental and complex needs
  • oGroup training


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