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Student Specialist Community Public - School Nurse

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Bolton
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Jun 2022

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Job summary

Do you have a passion to support our future generations of children, young people and be an advocate for them? Then school nursing may be the ideal career for you.

This opportunity is via a 12 month training positions for the role of Student Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - School Nurse. This post is delivered as an apprenticeship and supported through the apprenticeship levy. Academic studies will be at Manchester Metropolitan University.

The primary aim is to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities for our Bolton children, young people and families .

Undertaking this training will enable you to gain valuable experience supporting children, young people within their families, communities and settings; including the mandate of early intervention and safeguarding.

Your learning will be facilitated within our integrated 0-19 service including the 9 Neighbourhood teams that cover the geographical locations within Bolton.

You will be allocated a Practice Assessor and Practice Supervisor within practice to support you with completing the competencies for specialist practice.

This vacancy is only available for applicants who already hold a current nursing or midwifery qualification with current NMC registration.

As a result of successful completion of the course, registration on to Part 3 of the NMC register will be undertaken and eligibility to apply for the role of School Nurse.

Main duties of the job

To gain further knowledge about the advertised role, please refer to Job Description.

Undertaking this 12 month training role would provide the learning opportunities for you to become a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - School Nurse.

School Nursing service is focused on improving outcomes for children, young people and their families. School nurses in Bolton work in 0-19 integrated public health nursing teams.

The skills and competencies acquired will provide you with the clinical expertise required as a school Nurse. This will include developing capacity to undertake holistic , comprehensive assessments of health needs of children, young people and families.

Opportunities for gaining knowledge and proficiency within higher communication and leadership skills will be acquired.

Our school nurse and public health nurses teams work closely with our healthy families team, adolescent service, children's community health services and partner agencies to ensure collaborative approaches to care delivery.

This post will allow you to develop pivotal skills required for the school nurse role. The safety and protection of children and young people is paramount for the school nurse.

About us

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust provide services across the north west side of the Greater Manchester area ranging from hospital services in Bolton to community services across Bolton, Salford, Ashton, Leigh and Wigan. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. We have recently been given a CQC rating of Good. Over 5,700 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don't need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare. The Trust offer a range of flexible working patterns to enable our staff to balance their work and personal life.

The Family Division aims to deliver the highest standards of care for maternity, sexual health, gynaecology and a range of acute and community children's services. The Division is a Centre of Excellence for Women's and Children's services and has a credible and enviable reputation. We deliver over 6,000 babies and carry around 1500 gynaecological procedures each year, making us a specialist provider of health services for women, babies and their families in the North West Sector of Manchester and beyond.

Bolton is home to diverse communities, you will contribute to the delivery of services that are tailored to meet the health needs within a variety of settings.

We are aligned to the Trusts Inclusivity and Equality mandate.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Your contract will be a fixed term one year full time contract to undertake the BSc/Specialist Community Public Health Nursing-School Nursing

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to offer training for the role of Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (school nurse) to start full time in September 2022. This is a 52 week programme and you will gain practice experience working in an integrated 0-19/25 neighbourhood team, in addition to your academic study with the Manchester Metropolitan University. You will be supported in practice by a practice supervisor and practice assessor.This vacancy is only available for applicants who already hold a current nursing or midwifery qualification with NMC registration.

To gain further knowledge about the advertised role training opportunity please refer to Job Description and Information Pack that the Manchester Metropolitan University have completed.

School Nursing service is committed to improving outcomes for children, young people and their families. School nurses in Bolton work in 0-19 integrated public health nursing teams.

The skills and competencies acquired will provide you with the clinical expertise required as a school Nurse. This will include developing capacity to undertake holistic , comprehensive assessments of health needs of children, young people and families.

Opportunities for gaining knowledge and proficiency within higher communication and leadership skills will be acquired.

Our school nurse and public health nurses teams work closely with our healthy families team, adolescent service, children's community health services and partner agencies to ensure collaborative approaches to care delivery.

This post will allow you to develop pivotal skills required for the school nurse role. The safety and protection of children and young people is paramount for the school nurse.

Person Specification

Suitable

Essential

  • Yes


Attainments

Essential

  • Current/Pending Sept 18 First Level Registration on Parts 1 or 2 of the NMC register


Special Aptitudes

Essential

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Aptitude to work cohesively within a team
  • Understanding of the role applied for
  • Basic computer literacy skills
  • Sound knowledge of health policy relating to chosen pathway
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Principles and Values underpinning the NHS Constitution


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Leadership Potential


Circunstances

Essential

  • Access to a car for work purposes
  • Provide a satisfactory academic reference
  • Provide a satisfactory professional reference


attainments

Essential

  • Bsc/equivalent level 6


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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Community-Pike Lane Health Centre

244 Deane Road

Bolton

BL3 5HP

Employer's website

http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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