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Children & Young Peoples Continuing Care Practitioner

Job Description

NEL CSU is an NHS organisation which provides expert support and advice to help clinical commissioners to deliver improved health services to local populations. We deliver an extensive range of services from contracting and analytics to finance and communications.

We support Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across North Central and North East London and Anglia, representing 33 million people, and NHS England in London. We also deliver a range of services to the NHS England in London, East Anglia, Essex, Hertfordshire and South Midlands, and offer our services to customers including local authorities and other commissioning support units.

NEL CSU is committed to equality of opportunity & diversity in the workplace; all managers and staff are responsible for ensuring that this is delivered in practice.

NEL CSU is equally committed to respect for other people and all managers and staff are expected to be clear of what is expected of them and for ensuring that they commit to this policy in their day to day working life.

The CSU will not tolerate any forms of bullying or harassment in the workplace. Everyone has a personal responsibility to seek to improve their own and colleagues working lives to create a healthy and productive working environment.

Due to this growth and the recent redesign of the all age CHC team NELCSU are looking to employ into additional post as a result of this restructure.
We wish to recruit an experienced paediatric trained nurse, ideally with some community experience into a Band 6 post. The nurse with work alongside the existing Paediatric Nurse in the CHC team to develop the children and Young people’s branch of the larger all age CHC team. The nurse will gain experience working alongside a variety of organizations and care providers to facilitate delivery of enhanced patient care, under the supervision of the Children’s complex care Coordinator.

This post needs a Paediatric Nurse with a wide range of experience and up to date clinical skills ready to advise and support care providers, Norfolk’s CCG’s and the wide range of healthcare professionals involved with this client group. Accurate knowledge of the Children and Young Person’s CHC National Framework is an essential part of this role and this knowledge with be drawn on regularly.

The post holder will liaise with a wide range of NHS Norfolk & Waveney staff and outside agencies and will be required to ensure an efficient and effective service. The post holder is expected to have experience in the use of Microsoft Office.

You will require excellent communication skills and inter-personal skills, organizational, negotiating skills, are a highly motivated and flexible individual with the ability to work in stressful situations without direct supervision.

Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic Paediatric Nurse looking for a change of direction? Can you work independently, but also as part of a team? Have you got attention to detail and good interpersonal skills? Are you motivated to help move the children’s and young person’s CHC team forward in to the new world of the NHS of the future? If you do have these qualities, then please apply

For further details / informal visits contact:
Angie Oughton, Children's complex Care Co-ordinator
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We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we have received sufficient applications to shortlist.

When making your application, please use the additional information/supporting statement section to demonstrate how you meet the competencies of the person specification and the values of the CSU.

Please ensure you check your email account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you. Invitations for interview are sent by email only, so it is important that you monitor your emails once you have submitted an application online.

If you have not heard from us within a month of the closing date you should assume that you have not been shortlisted. Unfortunately, due to the volume of interest in our vacancies we are unable to provide feedback on unsuccessful applications at the shortlisting stage.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau check. All cases of criminal record history are dealt with on a case-by-case basis.

We work with staff to agree objectives through regular supervision, annual appraisal and access to training opportunities. Similarly, we are committed to equal opportunities and diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to helping staff achieve a healthy balance between work and home life by offering flexible working.

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.

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