Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust
Children’s Nurse for Home Nursing Service – Part-time, fixed-term for12 months
A part-time vacancy has arisen within our service for an experienced children’s nurse looking to extend their skills in the community setting. This role offers a valuable opportunity to be part of our Children’s Home Nursing Team based at the Royal Alexandra Children Hospital, Brighton which was rated as outstanding by the CQC.
This is a 25.5 hours per weekfixed-term post for 12 months.
Our service providesnursing care to children and young people in their home or community setting. The caseload includes those with long termhealth care needsincluding oxygen therapy, stoma care and those who are technology dependant. The team also supports children with more acute care needs including administration of intravenous antibiotics, wound management andenteral feeding whichenables early discharge from Hospital.
We are seeking an individual who is enthusiastic and committed to work as part of our team.
The successful applicant will be a Registered Children’s Nurse and possess a recognised teaching course. They also will need to have recent acute paediatric experience.
The post holder will provide a holistic approach toassessing, planning and implementingcare and be able to demonstrate a wide range of clinical skills and experience as an independent and confident practitioner. Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people is essential as well as the ability to prioritise own workload and work independently.
The successful candidate will benefit from on-going professional developmentand support.
This post will predominantly involve working over3 days per week(25.5hrs) with some weekend cover on a rotational basis.
Full UK driving licence and access to a car is essential.
Posts in the Trust are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)BSUH are an ERS Silver and Veteran Aware accredited Hospital who welcome applications from all members of the Armed Forces communitiesWe may also use this advert to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.We are proud to be able to offer a variety of flexible working options and contracts. For further information please refer to the Flexible Working for Registered Nurses document which is attached to this advert.***Please note that if you currently work for another NHS Trust and are applying to accept this position as a secondment opportunity. Before applying you must seek agreement and authorisation from your current Trust. Secondments can’t be agreed without this approval. If you are unable to gain approval you should refrain from applying unless you wish to take this role as a fixed term position***
Please ensure that you have read the Job Description in full before applying and that referees provided are your Line Managers over the last 3 years.
It is also important that any gaps in your employment history during this period are accounted for.
The Trust welcomes applications from everyone, especially those from underrepresented groups. There are a number of initiatives to support staff members from diverse backgrounds including:
Belief Initiatives and SupportCharity\/ VolunteeringDiversity &Inclusion TrainingDisability SupportEarly Careers InitiativesEx- Armed forces InitiativesHome working\/ Flexible working InitiativesEmployee Assistance ProgrammeGeneral AccessibilityStaff Network Groups
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