Primary Care - NHS Band 6 school Nurse for Community Healthcare

  • Job Reference: 00000021-1
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2021
  • Recruiter: GP World
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Specialist Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Practice Nurse
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Adam Hodge
  • Email: Adamhodge@gpworld.co.uk
  • Telephone: 020 7456 1262

Job Description

Band 6 School Nurse Requirements for Kent

GP world have an amazing opportunity as a Band 6 school nurse in Kent.

Job Title: Community Health Nurse

Team: Children’s Public Health Nursing

Business Unit: Children’s Service

Reports to: Clinical Lead School Nursing

Accountable to: Clinical Lead Public Health Nursing

Band 6

Job Purpose:

The post is a development role to support a band 5 nurses to reach the required competencies to achieve a diploma in Public Health.

  • To work as a member of the school nursing service assisting in the provision of a comprehensive service to deliver the health child programme to an identified population, promoting and preserving the health of individuals, families and communities.
  • To eventually undertake health assessments and development reviews for the service.
  • To lead on public health initiatives as directed by the Public Health Commissioners.
  • To support attendance at safeguarding meetings when involved in client care
  • To be the infection control link/resource for the team
  • As agreed with team supervisor, provide day to day supervision of staff.

 

Qualifications required

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Relevant Post Qualification experience
  • Evidence of Mentorship qualifications
  • Must have School Nurse Qualification  
  •  Basic awareness of Child development
  •  Knowledge of Safeguarding of adults and children
  • To Demonstrate ability to organize and initiate projects
  • Must be willing to develop with the changing needs of the service
  •  IT skills
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possessing an up to date personal development plan showing evidence of continuing professional development.

Desirable

  • Child Branch Nursing Qualification
  • Community Experience
  •  Experience of facilitation of group

We look forward to hearing from you 😊

GP world has a very lucrative referral scheme. Please do contact us should you know of anyone who would be perfect for this role.