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Named Nurse for Looked After Children | East London NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 21 August 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £49,349 - £55,562 per annum, HCA inc, Pro rata part time
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 September 2019
Location: West Ham Lane Health Centre 84 West Ham Lane Lon, E15 4PT
Company: East London NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1944650/363-CHN5610

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Do you want to make a positive difference to the health of Children and Young People in Newham? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high calibrate, inspirational individual to take up the post of Named Nurse for Looked After Children.
You will lead a small team of specialist nurses, providing leadership and management, supporting and implementing service development, standard setting, clinical audit and benchmarking, to deliver needs-led evidence-based care that supports the local and national priorities. You will have strong links with the paediatric team, Named Doctor, Designated Nurse and Social Care.
You will be required to undertake all activities necessary to ensure that ELFT meets its responsibilities for looked after children as a provider of health services as well as being responsible and accountable for performance against service targets and required reporting.
As a professionally accountable practitioner you will take a health lead for Looked After Children on an allocated caseload and portfolio and will be required to act as a resource and educator, giving advice on policies and leading on Looked After Children issues.
You will be required to co-ordinate the Initial (If required) and statutory health assessment and care planning process and provision of a direct clinical service for Looked After Children.
Applicants must hold a professional qualification in nursing, health visiting, school nursing, paediatric or child mental health nursing. A first degree or working towards one and experience of working with children and young people aged 0-18. You must hold a current Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) registration and be willing to work hours flexibly to meet the needs of the service, but in addition you will need to be experienced in all areas of looked after children, and have extensive experience in leadership, with strong communication and organisation skills, and a flexible approach that will ensure you deliver positive experiences to looked after children at every stage of their healthcare journey.

This advert closes on Tuesday 10 Sep 2019

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