Nurse Opportunities (Band 5)

Location: The Children's Trust

Contract Type: Permanent

Specific Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £29,888 - £36,738 per annum (dependent on experience).

Closing Date: 15 August 2021

Nurse Opportunities (Band 5)

The UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury is recruiting for nurses.

Are you looking for a new opportunity?  The Children’s Trust, rated as Outstanding in care by CQC, is expanding its team and looking for enthusiastic and passionate nurses. Why not make a great decision to join our friendly, fun, dynamic and supportive team where you will have time to provide high quality care to children and young people.

Our ambition is for all children with brain injury and neurodisability to have the opportunity to live the best life possible.  We are focused on delivering the optimum level of rehabilitation, care and therapy built upon high quality and compassionate values, achieved through the dedication and skills of all our staff.

Our range of unique services include, neuro-rehabilitation following an acquired brain or spinal injury, step down services for children with complex health needs from hospital to home, short breaks, camps, and clubs for children with complex health needs, day, residential placements for children with complex neurodisability and clinical support for children and their families across the UK.

As part of our nursing team, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and be part of a Multidisciplinary Team providing a high quality of service supporting children and young people who have severe brain injuries requiring complex neuro-disability management including long term invasive and non-invasive ventilation, tracheostomy management, severe/complex epilepsy, and disorders of consciousness.

We are particularly keen to hear from children’s nurses and those with experience of working with children to join our expanding services, within neuro rehabilitation and residential care.

Please visit https://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/meet-the-children to learn about the children we are privileged to work with or take a behind the scenes tour with us at “Behind the Scenes Tour at The Children’s Trust”

Benefits

The work we do is highly rewarding, and in addition to an attractive salary, we offer a range of benefits and development, including free on-site parking; subsidised cafeteria; on-site staff accommodation (subject to availability); the ability to retain your NHS pension (where applicable) or the opportunity to join an alternative scheme.

For a candidate briefing pack and information documents please click HERE

If you would like to discuss the role please contact Jayne Cooper, Director of Clinical Services (Chief Nurse) on 01737 36 5085, email Jayne.cooper@thechildrenstrust.org.uk or Claire Shiels, Head of Nursing Care and Quality on 01737 36 8630, email cshiels@thechildrenstrust.org.uk

Please note that our early shift commences at 7am and you will need to be available to fulfil this shift in order to be successfully shortlisted.  Please also note public transport is limited for certain shifts and this will need to be considered when applying.

Interview Date(s):       Every Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Strictly no agencies please.

The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with acquired brain injury, providing expert rehabilitation, education, therapy and care at our national specialist centre in Tadworth, and to children and their families across the UK, via our Brain Injury Community Service. 

Boasting a beautiful 24-acre site in Surrey, we are located just outside of London, close to the M25 (accessible via Junction 8, A217 to Tadworth) and easily accessible via National Rail, by way of: Clapham Junction, Sutton and Epsom.

The Children’s Trust is fully committed to protecting children and young people.  All posts at The Children's Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS check.  If you are applying to The Children's Trust, and are already registered with the DBS update service, this will speed up the recruitment process significantly. 

At The Children’s Trust we recognise how important it is to have leadership that reflects the children, young people and families that we support. We also recognise that staff, comprised of a range of skills, backgrounds and experiences will help us to better understand the needs of those we support, and how we can best represent their interests. We, therefore, particularly welcome applications from disabled people, individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds and those from other under-represented groups. The Children’s Trust is committed to achieving equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) across all levels of the organisation. For further information, see: https://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/about/statement-equity-diversity-Inclusion

PLEASE NOTE: The Children's Trust Application Form must be completed and submitted, in order for your application to be considered.  As part of the shortlisting process, gaps in employment will be examined and will be further explored during the interview process. 

 

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