Registered Nurse with Respiratory Experience (Band 6)

Location: The Children's Trust

Contract Type: Permanent

Specific Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Salary: £37,638 - £44,780 per annum (dependent on experience and inclusive of Inner London Weighting).

Closing Date: 20 June 2021

Registered Nurse with Respiratory Experience (Band 6)

Are you looking for a new opportunity?  Would you like to work in a specialist centre where you have time to provide high quality care and utilise your respiratory skills?

We are seeking an experienced registered nurse to join our nursing team for respiratory care where you will support children with complex health conditions which include:

  • Long-term invasive and non-invasive ventilation.
  • Tracheostomy management (including weaning to de-cannulation).
  • Severe/complex epilepsy.
  • Disorders of consciousness.
  • Enteral feeding (e.g. gastronomy, jejunostomy).
  • Prolonged ITU stay for non-neurological conditions.

You will also work closely with the therapy team to provide rehabilitation post acquired brain injury and to support step down to rehabilitation and, residential school houses.  As well as supporting the transition from hospital to home for medically-stable children and young people with complex health needs. 

As the team leader you will assist the House Manager by leading and managing a team of registered nurses and children’s support assistants ensuring the safe and effective delivery of a high standard of care.  A passion for caring for children with disabilities and strong leadership skills are essential.

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.

Please visit https://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/meet-the-children to learn about the wonderful children we are privileged to work with.  This is a great opportunity to develop a career where you make a significant and lasting difference to the lives of thousands of children and families.

If you would like to discuss the role please contact, Flo Kennard, House Manager on 01737 36 5000 extension 5841, email fkennard@thechildrenstrust.org.uk or the Recruitment & Compliance Team, email: recruitment@thechildrenstrust.org.uk  

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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. 

For a candidate briefing pack including job description and person specification please email recruitment@thechildrenstrust.org.uk   

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