Community Nurse within the School Nurse team, Band 5 - Wells

Recruiter
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wells
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Main area
NursingGrade
Band 5Contract
PermanentHours
22.5 Hours per week (two posts avaliable)Job ref
184-KH.GEN.134

Site
Priory House, WellsTown
WellsSalary
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum, pro rataClosing
28/02/2018 23:59



School Nurse, Band 5 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a two community nurses to join the School Nurse team in Mendip. The School Nurse is key in the delivering of the healthy child programme 5-19 years in Somerset this includes the delivery of the national public health programmes and other public health interventions for school aged children and their families in a range of settings to improve their health outcomes.This role will support and advise the skill mix team on a daily basis and support the development of innovative School Nursing practice in the county.There are two vacancies of 22.5 hrs all year round and will be based in Wells though successful applicants may be expected to work across Mendip and surrounding areas.Applicants must be Registered Nurses and hold current NMC registration. Access to a vehicle and possession of a full driving license is essentialApplicants are required to have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work in partnership and communicate with both clients and multi-agency professionals and have a flexible attitude to work.Additional contact – Phil Wells -01823 346182



At Somerset Partnership, we offer some excellent benefits over and above the standard NHS benefits. Here are just some of them:



At Somerset Partnership we have an excellent ‘Refer a Friend ‘ scheme. We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource and we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and of the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we feel that our staff are best placed to refer likeminded professionals to join our Trust. We offer substantive employees a referral bonus of £1000 for every successful staff referral they make. For more information please contact the Recruitment Team.
We also have a relocation assistance programme and we pay for your registration if you are newly qualified member of staff.
Other benefits at Somerset Partnership include:

Excellent annual leave entitlement
NHS Pension Scheme
On site, free car parking in a number of our hospitals/units
Childcare voucher scheme
National NHS discounts
Annual Staff Recognition Awards
Long service awards
Training and development
Flexible working practices and career breaks
Family friendly benefits
Salary sacrifice schemes

On 1 January 2018 Somerset Partnership NHS Trust joins many other parts of the NHS by going Smokefree. This means there will be no smoking anywhere on our hospital and community sites including the grounds and gardens. For further information, please visit the public website.

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