Team Lead - Community Nursing Service

Kingston upon Thames
£41898 - £44751 per annum
28 Sep 2017
28 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Appointment Type: Permanent (Full time)
Hours: 36 hours per week
Location: Moor Lane Children's Centre
Directorate: Early Help (Integrated Disabled Children's Service)
Service/School: Protection and Early Help Services
Salary: AFC Spinal Point 45-48 (£41,898 - £44,751 per annum)

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced children's nurse to lead and manage the community nursing team with nurses based in multiple locations (Moore Lane Centre, Bedelsford and Dysart special schools in Kingston).

We are looking for a dynamic nurse with excellent communication skills and specific qualifications in children's nursing, who has the ability to manage a team and lead them as we move forward. The nursing team is a supportive, dynamic and innovative team and there are excellent opportunities for professional development and joint working.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact:

Joan Myers - Associate Director for Health Services & Chief Nurse
Telephone: 020 8547 5849

Please apply through either the Royal Borough of Kingston/ Richmond websites or NHS Jobs.

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.

For more information, please see attached Job Profile.docx

Closing Date: 15th October 2017 (Midnight)

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