Offering care services across England, we enable our clients to live safely and independently at home. We care for the elderly and support young adults and children. Our specialisation is in nursing and complex care services.
Regional Paediatric Nurse: Home working & Community Setting
£32,000-£41,000 pa (equivalent to Agenda for Change band 6/7, depending on experience)
Hours: Part time (21 hours per week) but would consider full time hours
Contract: Fixed Term contracts available
Location: Predominantly Liverpool region with minimal oversight/support in Blackpool
We want to make life better for more people. If you are as passionate about quality as we are and you want a role where your skills will make a real difference, this is a great opportunity to grow and develop. We are an exciting business that puts people front and centre of everything we do.
Prestige Nursing & Care, part of the Sodexo Group, has provided home care for over 75 years and we have 35 local offices in England and Scotland. Our aim is to lead the care industry by providing high quality, personalised and specialist services to our clients.
We offer complex clinical nursing care, led by an experienced registered nurse, to clients in their own homes from babies to children and adults of all ages
About the role
Predominantly based in the Liverpool area, you will be the 'named nurse' for a specified number of children/young people. You will also work closely with the clinical team based in Blackpool. This involves providing intermittent cover, oversight and support to a small number of children in that region.
You will report to the Clinical Lead for the North and will be further supported by the Paediatric and Children's safeguarding Lead. During the Covid 19 pandemic, our regional nurses have been home based with access to branch office where required, to support on-going work in the community setting.
Our staff have access to weekly tests and the vaccination programme for all health and social care staff is currently being rolled out at pace.
Reporting to Clinical Lead for the North Region your role will include:
Responsibility for contributing to the holistic assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of complex clinical care packages
Implementing our high standards of care
Participating in quality improvements through supervision and audit
Re-assessing and re-evaluating programmes of care when needed.
Supporting non registrant carers to provide hands-on care; this involves teaching and undertaking competency assessments/ sign-offs.
Being an active member of the nursing team - developing teaching tools, policy and sharing best practice whenever possible.
Contributing to company-wide initiatives and improvement projects relating to clinical care provision.
We are looking for:
We are looking for an enthusiastic forward-thinking children's nurse, ideally with community experience and a teaching qualification or experience, although we will consider those with proven expertise and sound clinical skills in paediatrics who are keen to gain community experience. You will have the confidence and competence to oversee a varied case-load, and contribute to the on-going development of nurse-led care provision and support to non-registrant professional carers delivering care.
Current UK professional NMC registration: RNC/RSCN/RN:LD with significant ( over 2 years) paediatric complex needs experience
Ongoing CPD evidence
A recognised teaching and assessing qualification, 998 or Learning Through Mentorship
Knowledge of child and adult safeguarding procedures
To have had some clinical experience working within a community setting.
Car owner, driver essential.
Competitive salary with a bonus scheme related to performance
Flexible shifts to suit your lifestyle with a combination of home working with in-house IT support and resources, as well as branch and community based.
Comprehensive induction, when new to role and in-house training
Ongoing senior clinical support
Continuous professional development and support towards revalidation
An environment where learning and training is encouraged
A friendly, community-based working culture
Employee Assistance Programme - Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns
For further information please contact:
Georgina Barker, Clinical Lead for the North: , Telephone number : 07885462128
Closing date: Friday 30th April
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Looking to take on an exciting new career challenge in a fast-paced environment? Apply online today and we will be in touch within 48 hours to start your journey with Prestige Nursing & Care.
Prestige Nursing & Care reserve the right to close a vacancy at any given time.
What shifts or rotas are available for professional carers?
Our branches have a wide variety of hours and rotas which means it’s possible to find shifts that fit in with your life situation, whether you want a full time role or are just looking for a few hours a week. All that we ask is that you commit to the hours you can do two weeks in advance.
Do I need care experience to join?
Six months’ professional care experience is ideal - such as a domiciliary carer, care assistant, homecare worker, support worker or healthcare assistant. However, if you are new to care some branches do offer training leading to care certificates, so please contact the recruitment team to discuss on 0808 239 9716
Do I need a driving licence?
A full clean driving is required for some roles, but not all. Job roles normally state if a driving licence is required, but if you are unsure then please contact the recruitment team on 0808 239 9716.
What pre-employment checks do you do?
To join Prestige Nursing & Care as a professional carer you will be required to apply for a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, unless you are registered with the update service.
We also require two professional references, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.
Finally, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK, NI number, ID and proof of address. Your recruiter will talk you through all requirements and support you all the way.
What training do I need to complete before starting work?
You will need to complete both online e-learning modules and virtual training via Microsoft Teams. This is very flexible and can be completed from home as long as you have a compatible device. Find out more about the training we offer.
Is the training free?
Yes, the training is completely free.
Do you offer regular patterns of work?
Yes, our branches offer a wide variety of hours and shift patterns.
Will I be employed by Prestige Nursing & Care?
You would become a member of our team with a contract for services. You would still be eligible for things like SSP and holiday, as well as a NEST workplace pension.
How old do you have to be to work as a carer?
You need to be 18 years old to join our care team and there is no upper age limit.
How often will I get paid?
We pay all our professional carers weekly.