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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/03/2021.

Band 6 Public Health Nurse - School Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-91185-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
5-19 Healthy Together
Melton & Rutland

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our 5-19 Healthy Together Programme as a Band 6 School Nurse. Do you have a SCPHN Qualification?

Our Healthy Together Programme offers every local child or young person the opportunity to get the best start in life with parents/carers who are able to access our support network.

This is a great opportunity if you are keen to seek a work life balance with the flexibility and autonomy to manage your own diary whilst, developing your skills. You will be responsible for leading and accountable for the delivery of the universal Healthy Child Programme 5-19 years within a defined neighbourhood with contacts delivered within the school and community settings including using digital mediums.

You will complete initial assessments, in depth assessments of complex health and social issues, including assessment of risk, making referrals for services and working with partner agencies. Support early intervention and referral for emotional health issues.

Coordinate and manage the completion and reporting of the reception, year 7, year 9 and year 11 health questionnaires for the neighbourhood and provide appropriate follow up to defined schools.

Provide clinics/drop ins within designated schools

Key Performance Indicators are used to measure and support you and your team in achieving key deliverables.( National child Measurement Programme)

You will be responsible for managing a team with a range of skills, holding responsibility for appraisals, pre-reg,mentoring, clinical supervision and safeguarding. You will also partner with other agencies.

Leicestershire Partnership Trust provides a great opportunity to develop your skill set whilst, receiving the support and training necessary to thrive in the role. As the ideal candidate you will demonstrate a warm, caring and compassionate approach to a flexible and responsive service which, responds to diverse and continually evolving health needs.

If you would like to know more please call Catherine (Alex) Yeomanson Clinical Team Leader (School Nurse)Tel: 07810 637786 or Nina Rabadia Clinical Team Leader – Tel: 07789 480556

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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.

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