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We are currently seeking experienced Nursery Nurses with good clinical and communication skills to join our service to work with Children and Young People in their own homes and other community settings. The post holder will join our forward thinking integrated work force supporting the provision of care with complex healthcare needs.

Applications are welcomed from experienced and newly qualified nursery nurses, as well as those wishing to return to practice. The caseload is varied but you will be well supported with a robust induction and support from your manager and colleagues, with regular safeguarding supervision.

You need to be responsive to changes in the delivery of care, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, support with safeguarding issues, and have a good understanding of children, young people, and health issues both locally and nationally.

All staff can access the essential to role training and professional developmental opportunities within Luton/Bedfordshire... You will need the ability to work on your own initiative but also as a team player. We are seeking nursery nurses who are motivated, innovative and enthusiastic.

(Please note that should we receive a high number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert earlier than advertised).

Please note the post will be predominantly night shifts.

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the qualities in the person specification and be committed to their on-going professional development to ensure high standards.

The Children's Continuing Care Nursey Nurse will provide high quality family centred nursing care for technology dependent children and children with complex health needs.

Care may be delivered in a range of settings appropriate to the children (e.g. school/home/respite unit) over the 24hr period.

The post holder will be required to work in partnership with children and young people with complex health needs, their families and the multi-disciplinary team to enable the child to attain the optimum life experience.

To build professional relationships with families who may be stressed and finding it difficult to cope with a child who has very complex health needs.

Communicate effectively and appropriately with children who have complex health needs and/or learning difficulties.

To carry out direct patient care as per the child's daily care plan, including observations, medication administration and person cares (list not exhaustive).

To ensure a safe environment and the safe use of equipment and reporting any unsafe environment or unsafe use of equipment to the Team Leader.

To identify changes in the child’s condition assessing and referring appropriately to parents and/ or community nurse as part of escalation .

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, we are proud to provide high quality innovative services across most of the east of England that enable people to receive care closer to home and live healthier lives.

There’s one reason why our services are outstanding – and that’s our amazing staff - who, for the seventh year running, rated us incredibly highly in the national staff survey.

If you share our passion for innovative and high-quality care delivery, then please submit your application and join us on our exciting journey as a leading-edge specialist community provider. All are welcome to apply and our promise to you is a culture which prioritises staff engagement and development.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: lucinda kilby Job title: Children's Continuing Care Team Lead Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 03334050079

Joanne McDonnell

Operational Lead

Children's Community & Specialist Nursing

Luton and Bedfordshire
Kempston Bedford UK


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