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School Nurse

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School Nurse

Scheme at NHS

  • LocationRuncorn, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 07 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 08 Nov, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 28,050.0 per year
Employer:Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:School Nursing - HaltonLocation:Lister Road Runcorn (and other clinic bases)Salary:£28,050 to £36,644 pa

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for an ambitious individual, who will be part of the Halton 0-19 Team taking the next steps in developing great community services and ensuring that everything we do is based around our aim of quality first and foremost.
You’ll be joining us, along with 3,400 colleagues to support our mission to improve local health and wellbeing in the communities we serve, through providing care to home - in clinics, health centres and patients’ own homes.

What we offer

We offer a great package with inclusion in the following benefits to name but a few:
  • NHS Pension Scheme.
  • Up to six weeks annual leave with the opportunity to purchase an additional 4 weeks annual leave.
  • Health & Wellbeing Hub which offers advice, support and schemes including Occupational Health support to include self-referral to Physiotherapy and a Counselling Helpline service which can be accessed 24 hour 7 day a week.
  • Staff Salary Sacrifice Scheme including Childcare vouchers.
  • A to Z list of staff benefits and discounts.
  • Opportunities to join our Staff Champions and Staff engagement teams.
  • Optional Annual Health Checks, Flu Vaccines and Healthy Lifestyle Initiatives.
It has never been a more exciting time to join our team which includes School Health, Health Visiting and Family Nurse Partnership. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated School Nurse with the SCPHN qualification, who will work as part of a skill mixed team delivering the Healthy Child Programme for a defined caseload which may include working within our local colleges. You will need to have a broad understanding of children and young people's health issues and be able to demonstrate flexibility and creative thinking in respect of service delivery. Knowledge of recent documents and strategies driving the development of universal and equitable services for children is essential as well as understanding the principles of safeguarding children and young people.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills are required with a commitment to team working as well as being able to demonstrate working using own initiative. You will work closely with schools, children and young people and their families, our partner agencies and commissioners to deliver a quality service. We have one full time post available but we could offer this post on hours to suit the successful candidate. Please ensure that you read the Job Description which also includes the person specification before applying for this post.
For an informal chat or further information regarding this post please contact: Helen Young 01928 593055

Please note:

If the advertised post requires a DBS check the successful candidate will incur the cost of the DBS check which will be taken in three equal monthly instalments from salary.
We advise that you complete and submit your application form as soon as possible, because should we experience a high level of interest in the post it may be closed early.
Any applicant who applies for a position online will be contacted thereafter using the email address provided upon login. Please ensure that after application you check your emails often to ensure that you do not miss any communications from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Bridgewater is an equal opportunities employer:

We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects our local communities, we therefore welcome applications from everyone with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of age, disability, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious belief or other personal circumstance. We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the application process please contact the recruiting manager for this post.
Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:37.5 Hours/WeekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band: 6 Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Children and Families

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