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Specialist School Community Public Health Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Universal Children's Services - School Nursing
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£33,660 - £43,307 p.a inc HCA
27/01/2019 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

If you are passionate about making a difference to children and families lives across our diverse boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark come and join our award winning school nursing team. We are looking to recruit a forward thinking school nurse to join our innovative team to make a difference to young people and our school nursing service. As part of the Evelina London you would have invaluable links to the acute sector which supports evidence based practice and career progression.

You will be an autonomous practitioner with responsibility for a caseload whilst working alongside a dedicated team. As part of this, you would be part of the leadership team contributing to innovation and shaping the school nursing service. We are proud of our delivery of the school nursing service which includes: managing a safeguarding caseload, providing health promotion and supporting schools to manage the health needs of their students as well as line management of staff.

We are one of a few London trusts to use chathealth and parent line which is a text messaging service that engages young people and parents in supporting their health needs.

We are rolling out mobile working across our community trust giving us more time and flexibility to work in schools and improving our staffs work life balance.

In return we can offer you a robust preceptorship programme, supportive line management and a team that are enthusiastic about young people's health as well as the unique benefits offered whilst working for Guys and St Thomas' Trust.

For you to understand what our trust can offer you, we would welcome you to have an informal conversation with either Kate Alderson, Kathryn Dean or Cecilia Olunuga.


Kate Alderson - School Nurse Team Leader in Lambeth 0203 049 8736

Cecilia Olunuga-School Nurse team leader in Southwark on 02030496468

Kathryn Dean Clinical Educator 02030497258


Closing Date           27th January 2019

Interview Date        5th February 2019


Important information- Candidates must have Specialist Community Public Health qualification

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Kate Alderson - School Nurse Team leader Lambeth 0203 049 8736

Cecilia Olunuga- School Nurse team leader Southwark on 02030496468

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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