Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
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We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and flexible Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SN) who enjoys the challenge of working with children and young people
You will work from a variety of settings including schools, partner agencies and homes working flexibly and creatively to best engage and meet the diverse health needs of the 0-19 population.
You will lead the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme (DH 2009) within the locality and provide professional leadership to a skill mix team to enable the efficient and effective delivery of the commissioned service.
You will be joining a leading organisation that is both forward thinking and innovative. We are committed to improving the quality of child health services across Hampshire and take pride in rewarding the success of our staff.
Some of our great innovations include the introduction of ChatHealth, our 0-19 Text Message Advice Service for parents and ChatHealth for young people aged 11-19, and the emotional health and wellbeing pathway for school aged children. We have also introduced video appointments to offer an alternative method to meet with our families and young people as well as delivering virtual webinars and workshops.
In Southern Health we offer great opportunities for ongoing learning and development for all staff by providing a robust induction programme, comprehensive safeguarding and clinical supervision as well as offering access to a broad suite of training to help with your professional development.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for someone with an inspirational and motivational personality and someone who is highly skilled in communication, with a strong approach to teamwork.
You will facilitate and deliver a range of assessments, brief interventions, proactive public health initiatives and work both independently and as part of a multi-agency team around the family.
You will be expected to demonstrate clinical expertise and governance in all aspects of safeguarding children whilst being supported by robust organisational supervision, guidelines and policies.
You must hold a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse qualification (School Nursing) with NMC registration.
Due to the nature of the post it is expected that you will have access to a car, a full driving licence and insurance for business use.
If improving outcomes for children and families interests you, as well as doing so in a supportive working environment, we look forward to receiving your application. Good Luck.
Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?
Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?
We want to meet you!
Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.
Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.
Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
- Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
- We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
- We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.
Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.
Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).