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Community Paediatric Nurse for Special Schools

Job Description

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust offers a generous relocation package to successful candidates - subject to eligibility assessment

CNWL in Hillingdon is looking to recruit a suitably experienced and qualified community children’s nurse to join our team in Moorcroft School for 20 hours per week (term-time only).

We are looking for an enthusiastic nurse to join our nursing team working closely with teaching staff, care staff, families and other multi-disciplinary professionals to provide high quality care for the children and young people attending this school for children with complex health needs.

The post holder will be based in Moorcroft School in Hillingdon. The school has a well-established Multidisciplinary Team based onsite who meet the needs of children with a range of significant learning difficulties, medical needs and/or Autism.

Your duties will include contributing to and implementing medical care plans for young people requiring gastrostomy feeding, tracheostomy care, seizure management and administering emergency medication, as well as contributing to the multidisciplinary health team in school.

You will require excellent communication skills and an ability to work well within a team and autonomously. Please use the person specification to provide an account of your skills and knowledge.

You will be supported daily by the health care assistant on site and the Community Children’s Nursing Team Leader.

Applicants should have experience of working with children and young people who have complex medical needs preferably within a Special School setting.

There is a strong commitment to continuing professional development to help you in your work.

If you would like to find out more please call Diane Hart – Team Leader for an informal talk on ( ( Phone number removed ) )

Interview Date: 8th November 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Diane Hart
Team Leader
 ( Phone number removed ) 

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) is one of the largest trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs. We have approximately 7,000 staff who provide healthcare to a third of London's population and across wider geographical areas, including Milton Keynes, Kent, Surrey and Hampshire.

As a Foundation Trust we involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run and our future development. If you are interested in becoming a member of our Foundation Trust please visit our website.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference.

CNWL is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

CNWL are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed via the email address registered with NHS Jobs.

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