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Specialist School Nurse - Community Children Nursing Services

Specialist School Nurse - Community Children Nursing Services

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    South West London, London

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    £28 - £32 per hour

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    Lorna Burner

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    7 months ago

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The post holder will provide a high standard of nursing care for pupils with complex health needs and learning disabilities in multiple locations (Moor Lane Centre, Bedelsford and Dysart Special Schools in Kingston)

The post holder will provide care in liaison with education, health, social services and voluntary organisations. The nurse will work in partnership with parents, teachers and therapists in the best interest of the child or young person's development.

The nursing team is a supportive, dynamic and innovative team and there are excellent opportunities for professional development and joint working.

Achieving for Children (AfC) was launched on April 1, 2014 and is jointly owned by Kingston and Richmond councils to provide children's services across the two boroughs. This is a first nationally, putting AfC at the forefront of service re-design. The Community Children's Nursing Service forms part of the health funded provision, with the therapy team, paediatricians and clinical psychologists within the Integrated Disabled Children's Service, based at the Moor Lane Centre in Chessington. The health teams work alongside social care colleagues, family support workers, participation and short breaks providers in offering to services from a co-located specialist centre. There are excellent joint working practices in place.

As this role requires access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check (DBS). The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining these posts, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information received.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV .