School Nurse

Job ID: 812856
Location: Gravesend
Category: Health
Salary: 26,565 - 35,577 pro rata per annum negotiable
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Job Reference: 846-05808-RK

Employer:Kent Community Health NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:School NursingLocation:GravesendSalary:26,565 - 35,577 pro rata per annum

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust provides wide-ranging NHS care for people, in their community, in a range of settings including people's own homes; nursing homes; health clinics; community hospitals; minor injury units; a walk-in centre and in mobile units.
We are one of the largest NHS community health providers in England, serving a population of about 1.4 million. We employ 5,000 staff, including community nurses, physiotherapists, dietitians, and many other healthcare professionals.
Our vision is to deliver excellent services which improve the health of our communities. To do this we need to have outstanding people who share a common set of values and aspirations.
Our values (CARE) demonstrate that the Trust acts with integrity and professionalism. CARE stands for:

We are seeking to recruit School Nurses to join the School Public Health service in Kent .

Opportunities have arisen within the Kent School Health Service for an enthusiastic and highly motivated year round School Nurse, Band 6 (SCPHN).

The ideal candidate will therefore have:
- A Specialist Community Public Health qualification (School Nursing)

- Flexible approach to meet the needs of the service
- Be an effective communicator on all levels, with the ability to provide advice and resolve issues
- Be passionate about delivering a responsive customer service to Children and Young People
- Be able to work under pressure and to deadlines
- Be organised and meticulous, with an eye for detail
- I.T literate

In return, we can offer you comprehensive induction and career development opportunities, as well as commitment to you as a person and the chance to join teams delivering the highest-quality care (Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust received a 'good' CQC rating in 2014).

Various hours will be considered.

Interview will be held on the 11th September 2017

For further details / informal visits contact:
Linda Starkie Area Clinical Manager for School Public Health Service
07825 104645

As a dynamic organisation, with a fast changing service provision we take a flexible approach in terms of what we are able to offer. This means that we reserve the right to change the hours detailed in this advert to full time or part-time to meet the service requirements.

For Agenda for Change posts based within the Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley areas of Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust also receive an allowance of a 5% high cost area allowance on top of basic salary up to a maximum of 1,682. Please note that this element does not apply to bank positions.
Successful applicants will be contacted via email with regards to interview details.

Please note that where the salary stated above is based on full time working it should be pro rata for part time working.

We are committed to a policy of equality in all our employment practices and strive to eliminate unfair discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation. Equality of opportunity is a high priority within the Trust. The Trust will not unlawfully, unfairly or unreasonably discriminate or treat individuals less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, disability, age, race, nationality or ethnic origin.

Please contact us if you need the application form in an alternative format.

In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. Therefore you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not short-listed for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us in 21 days after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

All information you supply in support of your application for employment should, to the best of your knowledge, be true and accurate. The Trust reserves the right to contact and share information with the NHS Protect if they suspect any information to be deliberately misleading.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.
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Various hours offeredPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:6Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:School Nursing

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* Job Description & Person Specification (288 KB)
Apply for this jobClosing Date:31/08/2017

Additional documentation

* 2017 AFC Payscales
* Conditions of Service
* Equality and Diversity Policy
* Mindful Employer
* The Golden Thread
* Values Into Action Framework 2016

Further links

* Kent Community Health website
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