Staff Nurse

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Salary : £24,907 to £30,615 pa (pro rata)
Location : Leeds

Are you interested in developing your skills?

Are you interested in developing your skills?

Would you like to provide a fun and relaxing short break in a safe environment to children and young people aged 5-18yrs with complex health needs?

We are looking for a full time Band 5 staff nurse with experience in caring for Children with complex health needs, to join our team at Hannah House.

Hannah House is an inpatient short break facility, where we provide quality nursing care. We are a 24 hour service 365 days a year. Hannah house has been rated as good in all areas by the CQC.

Hannah House provides regular overnight or day short breaks for children who meet continuing care or health short breaks criteria. We also care for children that are transitioning form the hospital setting to home, that require Long Term Ventilation.

We are Part of an innovative Community Children's Nursing Service, forward thinking and patient centred, continually striving for excellence, for our children to spend tim e in our Children's Community Nursing Team and Home based continuing care/Health short breaks team, as well as supporting the inclusion Team within Schools.
Informal Visits welcome with prior arrangement.

Due to the nature of the job it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and access to a suitable vehicle for business purpose. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

The successful candidate should have children's experience.
They should have at least 6 months experience and have completed their preceptorship in their previous role.
You will be good at problem solving, innovative, with a sound knowledge base, excellent communication skills, ability to work autonomously and as part of a team , prioritising, organising and delegating the workload.
The successful candidate will be someone that shows care and compassion to the children in our care.

Your duties will include

Providing clinical care
Caring for children with are wide range of complex and life limiting illnesses
Children that are on long term ventilation
Assessments and care plans
Liaising with the nurses at your link school and other Multi disciplinary teams involved in the care of the children accessing the unit
Safeguarding children.

If this job sounds like it suits you down to the ground, apply now before you forget!