Designated Nurse for Looked After Children

Recruiter
Venn Group
Location
Little London
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
01 Dec 2020
Closes
07 Dec 2020
Ref
1848580219
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Contract Requirement

Designated Nurse for Looked After Children

Venn Group are currently working with an NHS organisation in the South East who are looking for a Designated Nurse for Looked after Children to join the team immediately.

Duration: 3-6 months initially

Location: Working from home

The Designated Nurse for Looked After Children will be responsible for:
  • Providing clinical leadership and expert advice in relation to health services for Looked After Children
  • Working alongside the Designated Doctor for Looked After Children to ensure work streams and programmes are effectively planned and carried out across the area
  • Ensuring the organisation meets all statutory responsibilities to provide services to improve the health of Looked After Children
  • Maintaining compliance with all relevant guidance and legislation for Looked After Children
  • Supervision of specialist Looked After Children professionals across the area


It is essential that the Designated Nurse for Looked After Children must have the following skills and experience:
  • Nursing qualification with emphasis on child health
  • Expert knowledge and evidence of continuing professional development in working with Looked After Children
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance, including but not limited to The Children Act 1989 and 2004, Promoting the Health and Wellbeing of Looked After Children -2015 and NICE - Promoting the quality of life of looked-after children and young people- No 28-2010

If you are interested in this position please apply online, send your updated CV to or call Natalie Murton on .