Public Health Practitioner

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of £2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Care closer to home is becoming integral to the future of the NHS and the Community Health Services (CHS) Division of NottsHC are at the forefront of this exciting journey. Working with our system partners in creating collaborative ways to improve physical health care services, activities and interventions in local communities, which meet the needs of our patients in the places they call home.

The division operates under three Units of Management providing an extensive portfolio of children's, adults and specialist services, covering a vast geographical area. We offer various clinical and non-clinical roles, working within supportive teams that encourage us all to work to the best of our abilities to provide the highest quality care.

Being part of an organisation as diverse as NottsHC provides you with great career development opportunities, to be innovative and gives you permission to grow both professionally and personally and really make a difference.

Main duties of the job

Our integrated teams of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals deliver care to people who present with significant physical health care needs in various settings including clinic based, community inpatient, hospices to care in the patient's own home, including care homes, enabling them to be independent, self-caring and live their optimum lives, reducing hospital admissions.

Services range from community nursing, including specialist practitioners, to public health and health promotion such as school nursing and health visiting, with many specialist community services designed to support care pathways such as Physiotherapy, OT, Speech and Language, Dietetics and Podiatry.

Supporting the efficient running of these services are administrative and managerial roles. All roles, at all levels, are vital in transforming community health services, ensuring high quality care is provided both now and into the future based around the needs of our patients - together we all make a difference.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!

#TeamNottsHC

Date posted

14 September 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

186-1213-23-GH

Job locations

Ilkeston Health centre

South Street

Ilkeston

DE7 5PZ


Job description

Job responsibilities

There is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic qualified nurse to join our Healthy Families Team in Nottinghamshire West, Borough of Broxtowe.

The Healthy Families Team deliver Universal and targeted health services to the 0-19 year population in Nottinghamshire. The post holder will be responsible for supporting the day to day management of a defined Caseload, working within a skilled and mixed team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified, experienced nurse with sound communication skills to develop their role within the community setting. We offer a friendly and supportive working environment with excellent development opportunities. We offer professional development opportunities and this role would be ideal for anyone considering further professional development, completing the Health Visiting or School Nursing degree.

As part of the Healthy Families Team, you will be responsible for the delivery of public health and universal and targeted interventions across the 0-19 years age range; This will be delegated to them by the Specialist Public Health Practitioner for a defined population. This will be delivered in line with the National and Local guidelines and public health priorities.

You will be is responsible for supporting and clinically supervising the skill mix team allocated to a defined geographical population to deliver and maintain high quality professional standards of practice.

The team will work proactively using a partnership approach to promote health and contribute to tackling health inequalities within the level of competencies required for the post.

You will work with children, young people and families within the home environment, school or other identified community setting.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

See Job description and Person Specification for more details

Job description

Job responsibilities

There is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic qualified nurse to join our Healthy Families Team in Nottinghamshire West, Borough of Broxtowe.

The Healthy Families Team deliver Universal and targeted health services to the 0-19 year population in Nottinghamshire. The post holder will be responsible for supporting the day to day management of a defined Caseload, working within a skilled and mixed team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified, experienced nurse with sound communication skills to develop their role within the community setting. We offer a friendly and supportive working environment with excellent development opportunities. We offer professional development opportunities and this role would be ideal for anyone considering further professional development, completing the Health Visiting or School Nursing degree.

As part of the Healthy Families Team, you will be responsible for the delivery of public health and universal and targeted interventions across the 0-19 years age range; This will be delegated to them by the Specialist Public Health Practitioner for a defined population. This will be delivered in line with the National and Local guidelines and public health priorities.

You will be is responsible for supporting and clinically supervising the skill mix team allocated to a defined geographical population to deliver and maintain high quality professional standards of practice.

The team will work proactively using a partnership approach to promote health and contribute to tackling health inequalities within the level of competencies required for the post.

You will work with children, young people and families within the home environment, school or other identified community setting.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

See Job description and Person Specification for more details

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st level Registration Nurse with current NMC registration

Desirable

  • Teaching qualification
  • Evidence of further professional development

Previous Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Children's agenda
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of supervising junior staff

Desirable

  • Public Health experience
  • Community experience
  • Previous experience of working with children, young people and families

Knowledge/Skills/Aptitudes

Essential

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current children & family health agenda
  • Proven communication skills - written, oral & IT
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Proven organisational skills (time management, record keeping, ability to prioritise)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Problem solving skills
  • Flexibility
  • Knowledge of local and National Public Health Prioritises

Desirable

  • Has knowledge of research and audit

Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • All staff should be able to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion as identified within the Trust's Equality and Diversity Policy and associated Equality, Diversity and Human Rights legislation
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st level Registration Nurse with current NMC registration

Desirable

  • Teaching qualification
  • Evidence of further professional development

Previous Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Children's agenda
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of supervising junior staff

Desirable

  • Public Health experience
  • Community experience
  • Previous experience of working with children, young people and families

Knowledge/Skills/Aptitudes

Essential

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current children & family health agenda
  • Proven communication skills - written, oral & IT
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Proven organisational skills (time management, record keeping, ability to prioritise)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Problem solving skills
  • Flexibility
  • Knowledge of local and National Public Health Prioritises

Desirable

  • Has knowledge of research and audit

Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • All staff should be able to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion as identified within the Trust's Equality and Diversity Policy and associated Equality, Diversity and Human Rights legislation
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Ilkeston Health centre

South Street

Ilkeston

DE7 5PZ


Employer's website

https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Ilkeston Health centre

South Street

Ilkeston

DE7 5PZ


Employer's website

https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Professional Service Lead

Gail Renshaw

gail.renshaw@nottshc.nhs.uk

07825078946

Date posted

14 September 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

186-1213-23-GH

Job locations

Ilkeston Health centre

South Street

Ilkeston

DE7 5PZ


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