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Bank Community Children's Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 5
Bank: 0 days
  • Flexible working
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0 hours per week (Bank hours are required)
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Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Coral House
£28,407 - £34,581 Pro Rata
Salary period
24/07/2024 23:59

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Bank Community Children's Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust believes in fairness, equity and above all values diversity in all aspects of its work, as a provider of health services and as an employer of people. We provide visa sponsorship to applicant who require a visa to work in the UK, providing the role you’ve been recruited to meets the requirements set by the Home Office.

From 4 April 2024 overseas workers requiring a general Skilled Worker Visa (such as data analysts, IT and finance professionals, etc) but sponsored by an NHS organisation will need to meet the new salary threshold of £38,700. In addition, applications to the Health and Care Visa route for those occupations paid by NHS bands that are on the immigration salary, a list of skilled jobs which have lower salary requirements, will need to meet the national pay scale for their role or the new minimum salary threshold of £23,200 (whichever is higher). We advise that you check that the role you wish to apply for meets the requirement for sponsorship before applying.

Further guidance on eligible roles can be found here-

Job overview

To empower children, young people and their families to manage their health care needs confidently and competently through the provision of nursing care, advice training and support in all community settings.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide specialist children's nursing care, advice and support in negotiation with the child and family to meet their individual needs.
  • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate care in conjunction with senior nurses.
  • To have responsibility for a delegated workload as agreed with the senior nurses.
  • Act as a supervisor for junior staff and students.
  • To communicate with relevant professionals as required. 
  • To work across the range of teams within the Community Children's Nursing team including Special school Nursing, Children's continence service and Children's Phlebotomy service. 

Working for our organisation

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides community-based health services for adults and children in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and some services in surrounding areas too. These range from district nursing, health visiting and running four community hospitals through to providing very specialist community care through talented and dedicated staff.

Patients, carers and the public play a vital role in helping us to develop and improve our services and we are constantly looking for ways to work with local communities, patients and the public to innovate and improve. Have a look at the Have Your Say section of our website to find out how you can feed back your experiences and help us to continually improve.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further information on the role. 

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • First level registration – RN child/RSCN
  • Evidence of consolidation experience post registration


Essential criteria
  • Demonstrate relevant and recent post registration experience working within an environment supporting children and young people with both complex/acute health needs.

Knowledge and Skills

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of continuing education/training
  • The ability to establish good working relationships with families and multi disciplinary team members
  • Experience of liaison with multi-disciplinary team working
  • Awareness of child protection issues

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyCare quality commission - GoodDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant Bronze Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Tash Grocott
Job title
Team Leader Community children's Nurses
Email address
[email protected]
Telephone number
01743 450 855
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