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Bank School Staff Nurse

Job Description

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

We are looking to recruit bank school staff nurses as required to support School Nurse Band 6 caseload holders and the wider team, promoting health and wellbeing to all school aged children in the Shropshire and Telford case load areas

Our national award winning, innovative and dynamic school nurse team supports health and wellbeing programmes for all children and young people aged 5-19 in schools and the wider community.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop public health knowledge and skills in this specialist area of community nursing. The School Nursing Service is currently undergoing an exciting transformation as we develop innovative approaches to delivery of the service within Shropshire. We are looking for team members who are enthusiastic, flexible, caring and committed to the needs of Children and Young People with excellent communication skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible to Band 6 school nurses and will help the teams to support the running of defined caseloads of school aged children. This will also involve working closely with partner agencies to meet the needs of this population. The post holder will be expected to travel to other areas in their locality to support other members of the team.

Applicants should note that where it is deemed that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required, it will be the applicants responsibility to cover the cost of the check and payment must be made in advance for all bank positions.

The Trust supports a no smoking policy.

Childcare voucher schemes and subsidised childcare support is available to parents.

Staff who are new to the NHS will normally start on the bottom increment of the payscale advertised.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is 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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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