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Community Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Community Nursing
Band 5
30 Hours Per Week
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Havering various
£23,023 - £29,608 pa (plus HCAS)
24/02/2019 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Community Staff Nurses 0-19 Universal Children’s Services

A vacancy  for Community Staff Nurse have arisen in Havering.

Do you want to develop in a progressive, innovative environment, and enhance your career? If so we want you to join Havering  Children’s Integrated Universal and Early Intervention team and find out all about the possibilities that can be opened up for you…

We are very progressive in Havering and are developing very robust partnership working across the Childrens services to ensure we deliver the 0-19 Healthy Child Programme and quality healthcare services to improve the health and well-being within our diverse community.

Our vision for delivering the Healthy Child Programme, in partnership with key stakeholders is to ensure that every child in Havering has the very best start in life and grows up to be happy, safe, healthy, confident and resilient.

The Band 5 roles are newly developed posts within our integrated 0-19 team and appointed nurses will be supported to attain and consolidate skills to practice in line with the Job Description and enable career progression by having required knowledge and experience to apply for SCPHN training posts.

The post holder will be a Registered Nurse; have proven experience of working in multi-disciplinary and multi-agency settings with a positive attitude towards actively engaging difficult to reach client populations. You will have experience of working closely with families and an understanding of the whole family approach to care.

If you are interested in working for us, have good clinical and leadership skills, excellent motivational skills as well as an understanding of key policies relating to children; if you are a forward thinking individual with the ability to work within a team and on your own initiative we want to hear from you.

In return for your commitment, we can offer you strong professional leadership and support. We offer a robust continuous professional development plan opening a gateway for further career progression. There is a robust system of managerial, clinical and safeguarding supervision in place to support all staff.

If you are interested in working for us, and can demonstrate you a forward thinking individual, working in a solution focused way with the ability to work within a team and on your own initiative we want to hear from you.

The main responsibilities of the post
Work across 0-19 Health Teams

Work in accordance to the Locality commissioned service specification, under the delegation of the health Visitor and School Nurse to ensure mandated reviews are completed within required timescales.

The main responsibilities of the post
Work across 0-19 Health Teams

• To support the delivery of 0-19 Universal Services as well as the Healthy Child Programme
• To support and assist Community Nursery Nurses as required
• To participate in the development of skill mix within the 0-19 Universal Services Team
• To participate in Health Education programmes and health promotion activities on a multi-disciplinary basis as agreed by the 0-19 Universal Services

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham Essex

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,659 to a maximum of £4,664).



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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name: Breda Kavanagh

Job Title: Operational Lead

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0300 300 1530 option 2