Special School Nurse

Brighton, UK
24 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 4,750 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

This is a fantastic opportunity for a School Nurse with experience of working with children with disabilities to join our friendly and enthusiastic Children's Specialist Nursing team in Brighton and Hove.

We have 23 hours Band 5 (0.61 WTE) to be worked in term time available in special schools. Further hours are also likely to be available.

You will be working closely with two Band 6 Nurses who work in special schools, and receive excellent support and supervision.

We are ideally looking for cover on a Thursday and Friday, with flexibility for the third day to overlap with the Band 6 Nurse who also works in the schools.

We are looking for someone who already has experience of working with children with complex needs and who is interested in developing their community skills.

You will be responsible for the provision, planning, and implementation of nursing care for children and young people attending special school sites. You will also be responsible for training and educating school staff, and liaising with families and other professionals. You will receive excellent support and supervision.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download
  • Band 5 special school nurse JD
  • Band 5 special school nurse PS
  • Staff Benefits Brochure
  • About Us

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