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Student - Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nurse Pathway)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
12/05/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/05/2020 12:00
Salary:
£25,295 - £26,317 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
197596
Employment Location:
Redcar & Cleveland area
Closing date:
24 May
Further Information

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.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.


Are you passionate about making a difference to children, young people and families in Redcar and Cleveland? If you are a highly motivated and dynamic qualified nurse, then we would love to hear from you.

School Nursing in Redcar & Cleveland is exciting, we are a unique service as we sit as an integrated service with our colleagues in Education, Social Care and Early Help and together we have a focus on ensuring that all children and young people achieve optimum health outcomes and are able to access any support at any time that they require. As a School Nurse, you will be the expert with regards to health and will work in partnership with your colleagues in other parts of the children and family’s directorate to share your knowledge and skills and to support children and families.

We are a relatively small team and work in a well-defined geographical area, our staff retention rates are excellent and staff feedback is that they feel valued members of the team and enjoy working within the service.

We are currently seeking to recruit enthusiastic, reliable and motivated registered nurses and midwives who wish to further develop their career as a School Nurse. You must have current NMC registration in Nursing. We will fund your School Nurse training to a BSc (Hons) at level 6 or Post Graduate Diploma at level 7 in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing in conjunction with Teesside University. The course commences on 7th September 2020. The course is full time, comprising of 52 weeks of study and clinical placement. Start date of the course and holidays are set and non-negotiable to university requirements.
All applicants need to have relevant post qualification experience and have 120 CAT points at level 2 or equivalent.

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing aims to reduce health inequalities by working with individuals, families and communities, promoting health, preventing ill health and in the protection of health.

As a School Nurse, you will play a fundamental role in delivering the Healthy Child Programme, safeguarding vulnerable children, promoting health through early intervention with families, identifying those in need of greater support who may be vulnerable, whilst also driving forward public health issues.

For informal enquiries, please contact Elaine Verrill School Nurse Lead on 01642 444011. For course details please contact Rachel Barker at the School of Health Teesside University on 01642 384100.

Interviews will take place within the week commencing 8th June 2020

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.