DBS3755 Public Health School Nurse
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£31,371 -£34,788 pa + market supplement (£2,227pa)
Any location in North Tyneside
North Tyneside Council is seeking to recruit Public Health School Nurses (SCPHN) to work with in the 0-19 Children’s Public Health Service. The service is based in four localities based in integrated teams across the borough.
North Tyneside is a vibrant borough; it is a great place to live and work and has excellent schools.
North Tyneside Council is one of the largest employers in the area and is committed to staff wellbeing and welfare. The Council holds the Better Health at Work Award which recognises the efforts of employers in the North East in helping to address health issues in the workplace.
The 0-19 Children’s Public Health Service has been integrated into the Council since April 2017 and a CQC inspection in March 2018 recognised areas of outstanding practice and highlighted that;
“The service prioritised vulnerable children and families appropriately. Managers and staff were acknowledged as having high levels of integrity, driving continuous improvement and held themselves accountable for delivering change.”
The Public Health School Nurse as part of the skill mix team will assess need and deliver the healthy child programme within the context of integrated prevention and early help locality teams. They will ensure universal contact is offered to children requiring access to the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) and vision screening They will provide universal access to the service for children and young people. Additional support and targeted interventions will be offered to those families where additional need is identified. Coordinate 5-19 services for electively home educated children and hard to reach groups.
The essential requirements of the post are:
• 1st level NMC registration
• Part 3 NMC Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nurse)
• the ability to meet the travel requirements of the post
Proposed salary: North Tyneside Council Grade 9, £31,371 -£34,788 plus market supplement (£2,227 after one year at the top of Grade 9).
Also, additional annual leave market supplement payable, depending on NHS continuous service.
Access to the NHS pension scheme is available.
Various hours are available.
For further information please contact: Denise Dobson 07980875825 / Veronica Hetherington 07967141076
Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.
North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.