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Band 6
Full-time 37.5 hours per week
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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Retford Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
20/01/2019 23:59
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Community Children's Nurse

Band 6

A great opportunity to join a successful £449m turnover integrated NHS Foundation Trust. Our service portfolio includes mental health, intellectual disability and specialist mental health services, community physical health for both adults and children, prison health and our low, medium and high secure hospitals including Rampton Hospital. The Trust is also involved in a number of collaborations in research and innovation with the Institute of Mental Health, the University of Nottingham and other partners.

Our services are provided by 8,900 staff in hospitals, community settings and patients' own homes, predominately in Nottinghamshire, but services are also provided in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.



Community Children’s Nurse

Retford Hospital, North Road Retford Notts DN22 7XF


Band 6

37.5 hours – Monday – Friday

Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust is one of the country’s leading providers of integrated healthcare and has an extremely diverse portfolio of mental health, learning disability and community health services. The Trust is also involved in a number of collaborations in research and innovation with the University of Nottingham and other partners.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Registered Nurse (RN - Child Branch or RSCN) to join our motivated and innovative Children’s Community Nursing team who provide care for children with acute and chronic conditions and their families in Bassetlaw.

You will work as part of a wider Childrens Community Nursing Team with responsibility for managing a defined caseload of children; assessing, coordinating, delivering and supervising home-based packages of care for individual children on your caseload, working within the children’s own home, St Giles School or elsewhere in the community.

Proven experience of recent working with children with complex health needs is essential.

You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to act on your own initiative and organise your own workload. You will be flexible to meet the service needs of the children and their families.

In return we offer ongoing professional development, clinical and safeguarding supervision and an opportunity to contribute to the team’s development.

You should be flexible in your approach, have good time management and IT skills and be able to work on your own initiative as well as within a team. The post holder will be expected to develop excellent partnership working relationships in order to provide seamless services to Children and Young people.

Successful candidates should also have knowledge of Safeguarding policies and procedures. Having a degree of flexibility, being responsive to change, and having the ability to work in a creative way are also essential requirements for this post

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

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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

Sandie Birbeck Locality Lead Paediatric Nurse on:

SPA – 01777 274422


If you have problems applying, contact

Duncan Macmillan House
Porchester Road
0115 9691300 Ext 14586