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School Nurse Band 6 - Community Staff Nurse

Band 6

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School Nurse Band 6
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Schools Therapy Team Level 5
£30,401 to £37,267 pa Plus HCAs
25/09/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Special School Nurse

Special School Nurse – Band 5/6 depending on experience
Due to staff retirement, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified nurse, interested in working with children with complex needs in special schools, to join the specialist school nursing team in Haringey.

As a highly motivated and dynamic nurse, you will work with the team to provide excellent nursing care to the children attending Special Schools. You will carry a personal clinical caseload at Brook school receiving training and support as required to provide direct nursing support to children/young people with a range of medical conditions.

You will develop skills to ensure that staff and parent/carers receive appropriate training on the management of medical issues such as PEG feeding, gastrostomy buttons, epilepsy and medication management.
You will work in partnership with the school paediatrician and therapy team in reviewing and meeting the needs of children attending the school.

You will work closely with the school staff to ensure that all children have an up to date medical care plan and will attend multi agency meetings to assist in the identification and appropriate referral of children and young people to other health and social care service. You will be well supported by a senior nurse within the team and will work receive in-service training and attend team meetings.

Whittington Health is an integrated care organisation (ICO) working across the hospital and community sites. We are a short journey from the centre of London and are well supported by major bus routes, the underground and mainline railway.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you are interested in the post, please contact Cheryl Yeates or Liz Alsford Haringey Leads for Therapies and Specialist Nursing on 0203 224 4399 or email

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 3241