Job Description

Full Job Description

Would you like to work as a School Nurse Screening Coordinator in one of the most interesting, diverse and vibrant areas of London?

These are exciting times for our School Health service . We maintain a team-focused approach that comprises of support from the Lead School Nurse , Band 7 Team Coordinators , school nurses as well as members of the wider skill mix team.

We lead in the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme, offering early intervention and support to children and families within Hackney and the City.

We are looking for a school screening coordinator to lead on the NCMP programme , a candidate who share our values and vision for high quality, personalised nursing care.

We offer great opportunities for on going learning and development for our staff providing a comprehensive induction programme, regular management and safeguarding supervision and appraisal. We also offer a very attractive inner London weighting allowance.

Proposed interview Date: 15th August

Main duties include:
To ensure record keeping is made and kept up to date on RIO to support own practice.

To report all incidents using the Trust’s incident reporting process (DATIX) and take appropriate immediate action when serious risks are identified

To participate and contribute to service surveys and audit within the service

To use medical equipment safely and competently.

To support the Nursery Nurses within a defined cased load of schools where they will independently deliver both the NCMP hearing and vision screening, under the support
and guidance of the nursery nurse skill mix.
To participate in the coordination and delivery of the team duty system
To accompany members of the school health team as required to facilitate and
support the delivery of services within the various schools and community settings.
To update patient information on Rio

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of “Outstanding” from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard’s Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well-regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.