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C&YP Continuing Care Nurse Assessor

Job Description

NHS Nene Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is one of the largest Clinical Commissioning Groups in the country, is founded on a long tradition of clinically led commissioning in Northamptonshire and is made up of local GP practices serving a population of over 625,000 across the vast majority of the county of Northamptonshire.

Nene CCG are looking to create a Staff Bank of Registered Nurses who are able take on an assessor role to complete health assessments of children with complex health needs using the National Framework Children & Young People’s Continuing Care.

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals who have extensive experience of patient assessments, ideally within paediatrics, and who are flexible with regard to their working hours to support the team during periods of holiday absence or increased capacity needs.

The ideal applicant must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered General / Children’s / Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse.

The post will sit within NHS Nene Clinical Commissioning Group in Northamptonshire delivering services on behalf of NHS Nene CCG, NHS Corby CCG and NHS Milton Keynes CCG, therefore you will be required to travel across Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire.

Successful applicants will be invited to interview as and when applications received are reviewed and meet the minimum competency requirements.

If you would like any further information or discussion regarding the above post please contact Sian Heale, Children and Young People’s Acute and Complex Care Commissioning Manager on  ( Phone number removed ) .

We are an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be welcomed and considered regardless of a person’s age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

We welcome applications from disabled candidates and those applicants need only meet the essential criteria to be invited to interview. We will also make any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, including the Job Description and Person Specification, to enable you to pursue your application, providing that you inform us of any special requirements.

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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