Children's Community Nursing Sister

Recruiter
NHS Jobs
Location
Huntingdon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1269307624
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Keen to work with motivated caring staff? Cambridge Community Services NHS trust has proudly been given an outstanding classification by the CQC. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of our "Outstanding Team" in the Children's Community Nursing team caring for children across Cambridgeshire. We are looking for Children's Community Sisters to join our dynamic team 37.5 hours/week (part time hours may be considered). Based out of the Children's unit in Hinchingbrooke Hospital the team cover the whole of Cambridgeshire delivering quality care to make a difference to children and young people requiring nursing care in their homes/nurseries/school setting. Children benefit from the expertise of the hospital in the comfort and safety of their own environment. We have a dynamic team of highly skilled nurses who facilitate early discharge of children from hospital as well as prevent hospital admissions and ED attendance. We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate and motivated Band 6 paediatric nurses to work within an integrated team with a strong ethos of quality care provision. You should have RSCN/RN Child qualification. You will be responsible for delivering a high standard of nursing care, should have excellent communication skills and be able to use your own initiative whilst also working well as a team player. Experience of community work would be an advantage as well as experience, knowledge and understanding of working alongside other agencies and professionals which including education, health, social care and the voluntary sector. This role will give you the opportunity to assist with the development of Community Nursing within Cambridgeshire as well as develop your individual skills. You will be supported to develop your expertise both within your Team and by regular reflection and professional training during the comprehensive induction period. The opportunity to progress to undertake the degree qualification in Community Children's Nursing will be encouraged and supported. Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel effectively and independently on a daily basis to and from the base, clients' homes and other venues around the geographical area whilst transporting equipment. If necessary, adjustments can be considered, in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act. If you have an interest in this exciting opportunity and would like a further discussion please do not hesitate to contact the team on or Maria Nowshadi at We very much look forward to hearing from you. Children and Young People's Services: provided in partnership by Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed which may include a Disclosure and Barring check and where the position requires you to drive as part of your everyday duties, you will be asked to validate your driving licence online via the DVLA. Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£48.43 for an Enhanced Check or £30.43 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month's salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager. This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken. In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post. NHS Shared Business Services provide the recruitment administration service for this Trust. If you have any queries concerning your application please contact us on - ALL CORRESPONDENCE relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form. Some servers automatically send e-mails to your junk mail so please check as well as your in box. If you have not been invited to an interview with 2 weeks of the closing date, please be advised that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welc

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