Careers at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS trust

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Senior Staff Nurse (Children’s Safeguarding Nurse)

Band 6

Main area
Children and young people
Band 6
37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
School Nursing
£28,050 to £36,644 per annum Plus HCA
22/11/2018 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

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Band 6 Senior School staff nurse- Children’s Safeguarding Nurse

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic band 5 pursuing a career in safeguarding within the School Health Service as a Children’s Safeguarding Nurse (band 6) to work within our friendly and dynamic Safeguarding Team. The role involves working closely with children, young people and their families to improve outcomes and reduce health inequalities in the culturally diverse school aged population of Lewisham.  The candidate will be experienced in managing a safeguarding caseload and be passionate about working with school aged children and vulnerable young people. This opportunity offers career progression with potential offer further training in the field.   


You will need to have the ability to work autonomously and as part of an integrated skill mix team. You need to have excellent communication skills and experience of working in partnership across organizational boundaries. You need to be willing to facilitate and support change in service delivery.


The team is friendly and supportive and can offer the successful candidate a comprehensive induction/training programme and on-going clinical/child protection supervision and support.

This post comes with an offer of ‘in-house’ and other training opportunities for continuous professional development through our learning and development department as well as clinical supervision and mentorship.

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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

Zipora Govere ( 0203 0495083

Jeanette Hassaine  ( 020 3049 2431

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