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Child Health Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Children's Nurse
Band 5
30 hours per week
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Bluebell Park School/Community
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
20/06/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.


We are looking to recruit highly a committed registered Nurse to join our Children’s Community Nursing Service working in the community and special school environment. The post holder will work as a member of a Children’s Community Nursing team to promote and maintain the health, well-being and safety of children, young people and their families.

The role provides opportunity to deliver clinical interventions and the Healthy Child Programme to children with complex needs in a variety of settings including home, nursery and school placements. 

The successful candidate will gain experience in both the community and in the special school. It is an opportunity to enhance clinical skills and knowledge and develop health care plans for children with a wide variety of needs across all ages, working in partnership with children, parents, carers and partner agencies including education staff, to achieve positive health outcomes for children and young people.

Applicants must possess RSCN qualification and have current or recent knowledge of working within a paediatric care environment. Previous community working is advantageous.

The ability means and willingness to travel between multiple sites in the course of performing duties is essential. The role will involve regular travel across all healthcare organisation sites in the North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Trust catchment area. Therefore, the post holder must be able to meet the travel requirements of this post. Please indicate on your application how you meet this requirement. 

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary. 


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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

For any further information please contact:

Helen Jervis

Team Manager

Community Children's Nursing Team

Manor Farm PCRC

0781 856 0585

If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664856

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