Clinical Nurse Specialist, Children & Young People’s Continuing Care

South East
06 Dec 2017
03 Jan 2018
Finegreen Consultant
Nursing, Lead Nurse
Job Type
Part Time
I am recruiting for an interim Clinical Nurse Specialist, Children & Young People’s Continuing Care, for a 6 month assignment to be worked on a part time basis.

Key responsibilities:
  • Support the Children’s Continuing Healthcare Team Leader in the delivery of the children and young people’s continuing care pathways;
  • Responsible for ensuring assessment, development and implementation of continuing healthcare needs of children and young people;
  • Make recommendations with regard to funding, placement and/or level of care and effectively demonstrating and outcome and oversee the evaluation of the process;
  • Act as a clinical resource and educator for children and young people’s continuing care;
  • Provide training to other professionals in continuing care and assessment, including the explanation of agreed processes;
  • Work closely with fellow colleagues in health, social care, education/learning and independent providers to ensure equitable assessments;
  • Deliver on the ‘personalisation’ agenda in accordance with the Children & Families’ Act to include the development of Personal Health Budgets;
  • Act as a professional advocate and resource in attending Children & Young People’s Continuing Care Panel meetings;
  • Keep up to date in policy development, advising Children’s Continuing Healthcare Team Leader, as appropriate.
The successful candidate:
  • RSCN;
  • Experienced with writing complex assessments;
  • Familiar with the CYP Continuing Care Framework;
  • Able to travel (own car) across the patch.
For further information, please contact Louise Griffiths on 0161 241 9665 or