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Childrens Nurse / Nurse Trainer Practitioner

Are you a first level Registered Sick Children’s Nurse (RSCN) or registered children’s nurse (RN – Children), with 2 years post registration experience? Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of your clients?

About the Company

Optima Health and Social Care are a provider of community care for children and young people with complex health needs, supporting our service users to live at home.

We provide bespoke training for our Community Support Workers to enable them to safely support our service users.

Our support workers are highly skilled and trained in a variety of interventions ranging from nutritional support and medication administration via PEG devices through to more complex management of tracheostomies and home ventilation.

Our services are commissioned by local NHS Clinical Commissioning Group’s, Social Care Services and privately across the Northwest of England.

Our reputation as a provider of quality health care is growing and we have successfully been awarded tenders and packages ranging from 20hrs a week to 24/7 packages of care.

In order to meet the growing needs of the service whilst maintaining our high standards of care, we currently have a vacancy within our nursing team for a full time Registered Children’s Nurse.

You will be working across Merseyside.

About the Role

You will work across a small & manageable caseload and assist the Clinical Lead in assessing service users’ clinical needs, writing care plans and delivering in house evidence based training and ongoing initial and annual competency assessment and clinical skills ‘sign off’ of our new and existing community support workers.

Your working week will predominately be completed during normal office hours, some flexibility may be required.

You will have the opportunity to work from home, dependant on your training commitments.

We operate an out of hours ‘on call’ service from home for clinical advice only which is undertaken on a rota basis. 

We offer:


  • Regular supervision from the clinical lead via individual clinical supervision and regular clinical team meetings.
  • Online E Training to maintain knowledge and skill base.
  • Weekly PCR Covid -19 Testing.
  • Support with NMC Revalidation requirements.
  • Friendly and welcoming Team.
  • Direct opportunities to influence policy, procedure and service development.
  • Very competitive salary - £41,712 pa (based on 40 hrs per week).

About You:

Ideally you will be:


  • children’s nurse with experience of working with/managing complex children’s care.

    Paediatric intensive care experience would be a distinct advantage.
  • Be confident in using computer data bases.
  • Good commutator with colleagues and service users as well as other professionals.

If you are looking for a new challenge, want to be part of a growing quality service provider are able to work under guidance of the clinical lead and on your own initiative, can be resourceful but work within clear guidelines and boundaries then please apply/enquire using the link supplied.

We will respond to all enquiries and will arrange an immediate no obligation ‘informal chat’ with our clinical lead/managing director.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £41,712 per year
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Charities
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: OPT15 - Merseyside
  • Posted: 2021-04-16 16:12:52 -

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