Bank - 0-19 Community Nurse - NELFT Bank - 0-19 Community Nurse - NELFT

Bank – 0-19 Community Nurse

Reference: 395-BANK206-SEP22

Band: Band 5

Location: Various

Closing Date: 27/08/2022

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Assist the 0-19 Team in their duties where appropriate.
2. Support and assist Nursery Nurses as required.

Clinical Skills
1. Undertake interventions as directed by the Specialist Community Practitioner, e.g. immunisation and vaccination, screening.
2. Assess the health needs of the child and community involving the carer and/or child in the process of meeting those health needs.
3. Monitor the health of the child and to involve the carers in promoting optimum health and development of the child.
4. Liaise with other statutory and voluntary agencies and maintain good working relationships, making referrals and consulting as necessary.
5. Be aware of the deviations from the norm in health and behaviour and to intervene to protect vulnerable children by prompt action by referral. 
6. Assist the Specialist Community Practitioner at Child Health Clinics monitoring the growth of babies and children, advising parents on aspects of parenting within his/her knowledge base and referring to the Specialist Community Practitioner where there are problems or more detailed advice is required.
7.Carry out home visits as delegated by the Specialist Community Practitioner.

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