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If you would like to apply for a job please download an application and send it to us using the address below. You may also call our Human Resources Department on 443604 if you would like further information.

We are currently seeking applications for the following posts:

 

 

 

Vacancies

  • Specialist Community Public Nurse School Nursing
  • Health Visitor
  • Health Care Assistant (Grade 1)

FAMILY NURSING & HOME CARE

 

Specialist Community Public Nurse School Nursing

(Health Visitor with relevant experience will be considered)

 

Permanent Contract

 

37.5 hours per week

 

Salary Scale: £48,889 - £52,077 per annum

 

Current Driving Licence Essential

 

FAMILY NURSING AND HOME CARE IS A REGISTERED CHARITY AND IS THE MAIN PROVIDER OF COMMUNITY NURSING IN THE ISLAND.

WE ARE OFFERING AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR A SPECIALIST COMMUNITY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE TO JOIN OUR SCHOOL NURSE TEAM IN JERSEY.

 

The team have key responsibilities in responding to the needs of vulnerable children, promoting healthy lifestyles, leading immunisation programmes in schools and supporting children with mental and physical health needs. The post holder will also be required to deputise for the Team Lead.

 

We are looking for an experienced Specialist Community Public Health Nurse who has a high level of skills in these areas, who will invest in Jersey’s children, young people and families to stay healthy, be safe, achieve, contribute and enjoy life.

 

Car owner/driver or suitable alternative transport to enable you to undertake the job is essential.  The vehicle will need to be insured for business use.

 

We offer continued professional development opportunities, annual personal development reviews, reflective and restorative supervision, relocation assistance and 38 days paid leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays).

 

If you are ready for an exciting new challenge and would like to live and work on a beautiful Island please contact Jo Davies, School Nurse Team Lead, Tel. 01534 443630 for an informal discussion.  For an application pack, please contact HR Department, Family Nursing & Home Care, Le Bas Centre, St Saviour’s Road, St Helier, Jersey JE2 4RP, Tel.  01534 443604/443626, or e-mail HR@fnhc.org.je

 

Health Visitor

Permanent Contract

37.5 hours per week

 

Salary Scale : £46,048 - £49,040 per annum

(dependant on qualifications and experience)

 

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor)

Current Driving Licence Essential

 

Health Visitors are part of Child and Family Services who deliver the Healthy Child programme specific to their role based upon the 4-5-6 approach in practice.

 

We deliver an early sustained home visiting program (MECSH) within our Health Visiting service, which provides an exciting opportunity for creative and innovative practitioners in this field.

  

As a member of our Child and Family Services team you will be flexible, enthusiastic, have an ability to manage change and be motivated to work as part of a team as well as an autonomous practitioner.

 

Car owner/driver or suitable alternative transport to enable you to undertake the job is essential.

 

We offer yearly appraisal, clinical, safeguarding and MECSH supervision, in house training opportunities for professional development, 37 days paid leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays).

 

If you are ready for an exciting new challenge and would like to live and work in a beautiful island please contact Michelle Cumming, Child and Family Services Team Leader Tel. 01534 443625 for an informal discussion. For an application pack, please contact HR Department, Family Nursing & Home Care, Le Bas Centre, St Saviour’s Road, St Helier, Jersey JE2 4RP, Tel. 01534 443604/443626, or e-mail t.mcleod@fnhc.org.je or a.defreitas@fnhc.org.je

 

ROLE PURPOSE

 

The post holder will deliver and develop a specialist service for a group of clients with a defined set of conditions involving technical interventions and the provision of advice within a multi-disciplinary framework. This will involve developing and maintaining a high clinical profile and presence and acting as role model for other nursing staff.

 

ROLE CONTEXT

 

The post holder will be a highly experienced practitioner within the multi-disciplinary team and will contribute to the development of a clinical service through involvement in standard setting and the development and dissemination of expertise within both the clinical and education settings.

 

The postholder will participate and encourage others to take part in the Association’s fund raising activities.

 

 

KEY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION

 

1st Level Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife

4 years post qualifying experience including 2 years recent experience in specialty area

Accumulated 120 credits at Level 2 learning in health related field

Relevant post basic specialty qualification

Teaching qualification

Working towards 120 credits at Level 3

 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

Professional Leadership

 

The post holder will demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the guidelines of the NMC and Code of Conduct and Scope of Professional Practice and apply these to maintain trust and credibility with clients, carers and colleagues.

 

The post holder will make a significant contribution to a specialty service through developing effective clinical leadership skills. The post holder will keep fully up to date in developments within own professional discipline and will share clinical knowledge/experience in order to enhance nursing care. The post holder will maintain a professional portfolio which demonstrates the continuing acquisition of skills, knowledge, attitudes, understanding and achievement.

 

Nursing Practice

 

The post holder will promote a culture of evidence based practice by contribution to developing and maintaining protocols, documentation, systems, standards, policies and guidelines in line with the Clinical Governance Framework.

 

The postholder will demonstrate enhanced nursing practice and will act as a role model in terms of own care delivery by acquiring knowledge and skills to support a client based service supported by     the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will support individual clients/carers through all aspects of treatment programmes, providing a ready means of access and advice.

 

Team Management, Building and Working

 

The post holder will work collaboratively as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, taking the lead role when appropriate and participate in building team commitment, coherence and spirit.

 

Resource Management

 

The post holder will contribute to the overall aims of the service by developing the nursing staff and encouraging self sufficiency and flexibility of working practices to provide the most cost-effective and efficient working practices.

 

The post holder will contribute to the Business plan for the specialty service and will be responsible for budget management, ensuring cost effective use of resources.

 

Education Training and Development

 

The post holder will disseminate clinical knowledge and expertise in specialty throughout organisation using the principles of teaching and learning in the education of clients, carers and colleagues.

 

The postholder will actively participate in the Education, Training and Development Programme and will assist junior staff to identify and meet their learning objectives. The post holder will participate constructively in the Performance Review and Appraisal process, taking responsibility for life long learning.

 

Clinical Audit and Research

 

The post holder will demonstrate research experience and the application of research into practice by creating and maintaining a culture which uses clinical audit and research to improve patient outcomes and promote best practice.

 

The post holder will disseminate research findings locally and will demonstrate critical analysis skills applied to best practice.

 

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

 

The post holder will take responsibility for the safeguarding and welfare of all children, adults and/or families within their care and conduct and must be familiar with the signs and symptoms of abuse and know what to do if any such concerns are raised or are identified. He/she shall be aware of and comply with Family Nursing & Home Care safeguarding and policies and procedures.

  

The above does not purport to be an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to indicate the range and type of duties required. The duties of the post may alter to reflect changing practices within the service.

 

 

 

Job Title:                    HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT - GRADE 1

 

Division:                     CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES

 

Responsible to:         COMMUNITY PAEDIATRIC SISTER

 

Accountable to:        OPERATIONAL LEAD – CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES

 

Role Purpose

 

To promote health and independence by supporting patients with activities of daily living and involving other members of the multi-disciplinary team in their care to meet planned care goals.

 

Role Context

 

Staff working at this level will work as directed by trained staff. Although advice and guidance is always available, the post holder may be working unsupervised in a community setting.   

The postholder will be encouraged to take part in the Association’s fund raising activities.

 

KEY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION

 

  Possession of NVQ level 2 essential

  • Experience in health care setting
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • Basic keyboard skills desirable

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

1          Practice/Care Delivery

 

The post holder will contribute and participate in care delivery for specified individual patients within a caseload. The post holder will demonstrate that activities of daily living are carried out in accordance  with the individual’s care plan and the standards of care for the clinical area. 

The postholder will maintain a NVQ Portfolio which demonstrates the continuing acquisition of skills, knowledge, attitudes, understanding and achievement.

 

2         Team Working

The postholder will function effectively as a member of the nursing/health care team and contribute to the achievement of team goals.

 

3          Contributes to Resource Management

The postholder will demonstrate cost consciousness and contribute to controlling expenditure within a clinical/patient area.

The postholder will demonstrate basic key board skills and will carry out all designated administrative tasks effectively.

 

4          Training and Development 

The postholder will seek opportunities to develop knowledge and skills and will participate constructively in the Performance Review and Appraisal process.

The postholder will undertake training as directed by the Community Specialist Practitioner.

 

5          Contributes to Environmental Management

The postholder will contribute to the management of the immediate physical environment which will involve understanding and promoting all health, safety and security measures in the patient’s home environment and/or other working areas.

The post holder will carry out designated housekeeping tasks effectively.

 

6          Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

The post holder will take responsibility for the safeguarding and welfare of all children, adults and/or families within their care and conduct and must be familiar with the signs and symptoms of abuse and know what to do if any such concerns are raised or are identified. He/she shall be aware of and comply with Family Nursing & Home Care safeguarding and policies and procedures.

 

The above does not purport to be an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to indicate the range and type of duties required. The duties of the post may alter to reflect changing practices within the service.

 

 

Contact us

Family Nursing & Home Care

Le Bas Centre

St Saviour’s Road

St Helier

JE2 4RP

01534 443600