Bank Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - School Nursing

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: DONCASTER, DN2 5JH
Company: Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6308226/376-DCCG-0310

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A Vacancy at Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust.

As a team, we are proud to be in a position to recruit a highly motivated and innovative practitioner into our successful School Nursing team as bank as and when to meet the needs of the service - hours will vary. The practitioner must be a Registered Nurse with an additional SCPHN degree in School Nursing to be able to fully understand the knowledge and skills this role commands.

You will be responsible for a defined caseload, demonstrating leadership skills to guide and drive the team forward. You will lead by example demonstrating evidenced based practice and professional values within your day to day work.

Doncaster has a diverse range of health need within the school aged population. It is for these reasons you will be expected to promote the physical and emotional well-being of children and young people to establish good health both now and in the future. You will promote early intervention and health promotion to strive towards reducing health inequalities across the borough of Doncaster, by referring to local and national public health data, tools and resources.

You will support and make referrals to appropriate professionals and agencies to safeguard a child who may be at risk of suffering significant harm working in partnership with the wider multi-disciplinary team to ensure the child reaches their full potential.

For additional information please contact Jayne Ashby – Team Leader Doncaster School Nursing Tel 07917 031 887 or email
• Clinical Nursing Practice
• Assess the health needs of children, young people, their families and other carers and identify and initiate appropriate steps in accordance with active caseload management.
• Assess and manage clinical events to ensure safe and effective care.
• Act independently within a multidisciplinary / agency context with appropriate support from Team Leader as required.
• Provide therapeutic and educative interventions to individuals, families and communities.
• Plan and evaluate health promotion activities within schools and communities according to the school health profile.
• Initiate action to identify and minimise risk, with regard to child protection and safety, working in partnership with families and multi-agencies.
• Manage the Single Point of Contact.
• Our team offers an after school e clinic so there is an expectation that you will work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) employ around 3700 talented colleagues who are very much appreciated, valued, and respected.

We have a wide portfolio which includes mental health, physical health, learning disability and drug and alcohol services.

We are passionate about enhancing the quality of our service and we work hard to attract and select the right colleagues for our organisation. Our goal is to employ those who share our passion for providing first class care while remaining committed to our vision and values.

To find out more about working for RDaSH and the fantastic benefits we offer visit our website:

We are committed to inclusive cultures and really value people in our organisation, view our Allyship video on YouTube to find out more:

Please view the attached job description and person specification to view the full details about the role

This advert closes on Friday 5 Jul 2024

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