Are you a qualified Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – School Nursing, looking for a position to fulfil your Public Health role?
This post is also suitable to SCPHN School nursing students due to qualify in September as we are able to offer a comprehensive preceptorship programme. We would also consider staff that have completed a Public Health Nursing qualification who have an interest in or previous experience of school nursing.
Is committed to delivering a high quality service to our children and families as an integrated model with Family Support Services
Works with individual children and young people on developing local public health plans with schools and the wider community
Is an innovative service that embraces the use of technology
Delivers the Healthy Child Programme by using an electronic health needs assessment process to identify individuals requiring early intervention pathways
Uses Chat health text messaging service
Has implemented two health websites for use by children, young people, families & professionals.
The successful candidate will:
Be a confident, independent practitioner
Be a skilled team player and able to lead a skill mix team
Have excellent communication skills to use with a variety of clients, professionals & staff
Have experience of electronic record keeping (this would be an advantage although full training will be given)
Have a full valid driving licence and access to a car to use for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).
In return we can offer you:
access to a wide range of training opportunities including development of leadership skills
restorative, management and safeguarding supervision
high cost area supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum (pro rata where applicable)
generous contributory pension
27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
Special Leave for family and personal reasons
NHS Car Lease Scheme
Eye Care Vouchers
Employee Assistance Programme
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust is an innovative, caring and agile organisation.
Informal visits are welcome to meet our friendly team!
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Team Leader for School Health in Hertsmere, 3 Rivers & Watford
Mobile 07827 230820