Bank Community Staff Nurse - School Nursing

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £28,407 - £34,581 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: 6329190/376-DCCG-0308

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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 with varying hours to meet the needs of the service. The practitioner must be a Registered Nurse and be able to evidence working with children, young people and their families in either a community health , acute health or educational setting.

Doncaster has a diverse range of health needs 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.

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. You will cover the borough of Doncaster so it is therefore essential that you hold a full driving licence and have access to a suitable vehicle.

You will work alongside a team of staff who hold a diverse range of skills, with over arching support from the Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SCPHN) and Team Leader.

You will be expected to support students and/or new starters who are allocated our team, and for this reason a mentoring qualification would be desired.
• Assist in the identification of health needs within a defined population.
• Assess and manage clinical events to ensure safe and effective care.
• Assess and manage care in a range of settings, school, clinics, family centres, home, and community.
• Act independently within a multidisciplinary / agency context
• Provide emotional support to individuals, their families and carers.
• Provide therapeutic and educative interventions to individuals, families and communities.
• Support the promotion, planning and delivery and of the immunisation programme for children and young people.
• Encourage, support and empower clients to make informed choices to promote and maintain their health and wellbeing.
• To act within local safeguarding policies related to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
• To participate in clinical supervision.
• To undertake programmes of care within locally agreed policies and guidelines.

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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