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Nurse for Children in Care

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Nurse For Children in Care
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Brighton General Hospital
£26,565 -£35,577 per annum
21/01/2018 23:59

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s 2015 staff survey results are better than average in almost all areas and help rank the trust as one of the top 100 best places to work in the NHS (Health Service Journal). SCFT is the first NHS organisation in Sussex to be a ‘Living Wage Employer’.

The Trust is signed up to the disability confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


Brighton and Hove Children in Care Health Team are looking for a dynamic motivated nurse who is able to compliment existing skills and expertise within in the team to further drive forward the teams vision in improving the health outcomes for Brighton and Hove's Children in care.  

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate an understanding of the health needs of this vulnerable case load and a willingness to continue their professional development to ensure they are equipped to provide a high standard of health assessment and care planning; they will need be able to work with autonomy whilst also demonstrating a commitment to working within the team. They need to be able demonstrate an ability to work within clearly defined time frames, and have experience of producing quality reports and care plans. Team members work with children and young people from birth through to 17 years.

The successful candidate will also need to have experience of working with vulnerable children and young people and have sound knowledge of safeguarding children. They will contribute to medical and forensic assessment, by providing nursing support for children and young people when the attend Children Sexual Assault Referral Centre following allegation of sexual abuse. 


(previous applicants need not apply)

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

For an informal discussion or to arrange informal visit please contact Sue Donald Nurse Consultant CIC on 01273 696011 ext 1039 or email