SSAFA

SSAFA – Community Children’s Nurse (Akrotiri)

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

  • Salary: Up to £35000 per annum
  • Location: Akrotiri, Cyprus
  • Closing: 29 May 2023 BST

About the role

 A fantastic opportunity has arisen for community children’s nurse to join our friendly, established community health team. We are a busy service with a diverse caseload working with service families and children in Cyprus.

We are looking for a confident, innovative paediatric nurse. You will be required to work in conjunction with the visiting Community Paediatrician and Consultant Paediatricians who provide secondary car as well as the medical officers and GPs, members of the SSAFA Community Health Care Team, schools, and voluntary agencies in your local area.

The post holder will be responsible for delivering a high standard of child focused, family centred care   delivering high quality patient care according to agreed standards which are set and monitored.

You will be offered opportunities to develop both clinically and professionally within a supportive environment and encouraged to participate in service developments. Supervision and a comprehensive, supportive induction period are provided.

About the team

You will be based in the Medical Centre working alongside the primary health care team. You will be part of a dynamic community health team including heath visitor, school nurse, CAMHS, speech and language, dietetics, and midwifery. This challenging but rewarding role offers you the opportunity to expand your clinical role in the community and school setting as well as offering the opportunity to offer support, advice, and strategies to families of children with additional needs.  This role also offers the opportunity to work flexibly and remotely on occasions, with prior agreement from Locality Team Leader.

About you

We are looking for an experienced, motivated community paediatric nurse who can work autonomously.

You will need to be a flexible practitioner, a good team player and be able to develop collaborative working relationships with other healthcare professionals, services, and agencies.

You will have the ability to provide case management of an identified case load of children and young people with complex needs. You should have excellent interpersonal skills to support you in managing complex discussions with a range of agencies and individuals including care providers, patients, and relatives.

About SSAFA

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of practical, emotional, and financial support for serving personnel, veterans and their families in their time of need. In 2021 our trained teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 66,000 people, from Second World War veterans to those who have served in more recent conflicts, or currently serving (both regulars and reserves), and their families.

SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person. And we are here for that person and their family, any time they need us and in any way they need us.

Diversity and Inclusion at SSAFA

SSAFA exists to support a diverse range of beneficiaries within the armed forces community, and we believe diversity within our teams is key to ensuring we can deliver our services effectively. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a worldwide charity. SSAFA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.

SSAFA is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service to ensure we, as an employer, safeguard those we serve.

Further information about the role

Download a copy of the job description here

Review the benefits that SSAFA has to offer here

Have a question about relocating to Cyprus? see our frequently asked questions and answers here

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Latoya Sutherland on telephone 00357 99 618 413 or email latoya.sutherland@ssafa.org.uk for an informal discussion.

No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.

How to apply

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If you need any adjustments to support you with the application process, please contact recruitment@ssafa.org.uk

Closing date: Midnight on 29 May 2023. SSAFA reserves the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

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