Community Health Check Nurse
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
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Closed for applications on 26/01/2020 12:00
£28,785 to £30,507 per annum pro rata (based on £14.92 per hour)
This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.
The Adults & Communities Directorate, consists of three strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life, prosperity and the environment. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.
Are you ready for a new community based challenge? Would you like to make an impact on health inequalities and find those most at risk of developing CVD? If so we want to hear from you!
We are recruiting to our nurse bank and need additional staff to help us deliver NHS Health Checks in community and workplace settings across Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland. The nurse bank operations on a flexible hours basis with nurses working at times convenient to their availability.
Our Health Checks focus on the NHS Health Check but we also offer, health MOTs and blood pressure checks in a variety of community settings.
The post holder will work with other nurses, HCAs or alone to conduct a health check, document and communicate the results and refer for further investigations, treatment or lifestyle services as required and in line with programme standards.
The applicant requires good knowledge of CVD risk factors, risk communication, behaviour and lifestyle change. Knowledge and skills of motivational interviewing would be advantageous
The programme is managed and funded by Public Health South Tees.
For an informal discussion on this role please contact Katrina Jackson, Advanced Public Health Practitioner on 01642 727660.
The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.
In the absence of any exceptional circumstances which render it necessary in the best interests of the Council to do so, the Council will generally not reengage any individual whom has previously been employed by the Council and left that employment with the benefit of a severance, early retirement or redundancy payment under voluntary arrangements. This principle will apply whether such re-engagement is to be under a contract of employment, contract of services or otherwise.
This job is closed for applications.