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0-19 Specialist Public Health Nurse

Job Reference: 833-AB-CS-397-20

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
0-19 PHINS
£31,365 to £37,890 pa (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Are you an amazing everyday SCPHN School Nurse or Health Visitor who wants to make a real difference in improving the outcomes of children, young people and families in Leeds - then keep on reading!

We believe our staff are our most valuable asset; Its true we have targets to meet - which we do whilst continually striving to deliver the best possible care we can. Our practitioners are compassionate, they make strong friendships and connections; are forward thinking and innovative. They believe in a quality driven service - if you do too we would love you to work with us and make our amazing 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service even better.

Its an exciting time to be involved in shaping our service for the future, especially during COVID and beyond You will have many development opportunities starting with a thorough and comprehensive virtual induction and preceptorship programme, service wide 0-19 training, - protected time for Clinical and Child Protection supervision, support through the revalidation process and the opportunity to become a lead in key aspects of service delivery. As we strive to meet the needs of all children across the 0-19 age range we are offering opportunities for practitioners to complete the differing field module - which involves training in the alternative field of School Nursing or Health Visiting. Practitioners currently completing the training have stated this is "A fantastic and challenging opportunity to widen my thinking and learn new skills".

We are proud of our many achievements. These are too many to mention but include our: accreditation with the UNICEF Baby Friendly Gold Award; the ChatHealth anonymous texting service for 11-19 year olds. We are currently offering a digital version of Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond provision across the city; evidence based pathways and interventions; Early Attachment Observations and Enquiry questions; School Readiness work; ACES work in identifying risk and vulnerability in everyday practice; Engagement with parents and young people in service design; integrated work with Children's Centres, Healthy Schools and other key stakeholders in the city - we could go on.

If you are looking for a better work life balance we can offer you flexible and agile working options. - with a number of touchdown spaces available across the city to support you in your daily work. We are offering a variety of hours across the service to suit your needs.

Primarily you will work within one 0-19 team, however you may be required to work at other locations across the city to ensure equitable service delivery. Our core service hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5pm with some aspects of service delivery being piloted and available from 8am to 8pm, to enable increased accessibility to the service for all our families.

Throughout COVID we have developed and are utilising digital platforms to enhance our ways of working with children, young people and their families. We are excited to further develop these and integrate them in to our every day workings in the future.

We have a strong emphasis on engaging and communicating with Children, young people and families through Youth board and engagement groups.

Sounding like the service and role for you? If so join us and be a crucial part of driving forward improved outcomes to meet the needs of children and young people in Leeds?

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 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

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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