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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/08/2019.

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0-19 Participation Worker

Job Reference: 270-TA300-ACS

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Children and Young people
Campell House, Northampton
£21,089 - £23,761 pa pro


Do you want to make a positive difference to the outcomes for children and young people and their families in Northamptonshire?

Within the 0-19 team we are seeking to recruit a Participation Worker. 0-19 is a universal countywide service for all children young people and their families. It includes Health Visiting, School Nursing, Family Nurse Partnership, Immunisations, Weight Managagememt and Infant feeding.

This is a new post aimed at increasing service user feedback, engagement and involvement in the design and delivery of our services. You will be confident to engage service users using a variety of strategies, for example social media, focus groups, presentations and 1:1 work.

We are seeking a flexible and energetic individual with the skills and experience to positively engage children, young people and adults. The successful candiate will need to be a resilient, antonomous practitioner with a high level of communication skills. The post holder will be expected to travel and work in a variety of settings across Northamptonshire. Working with vulnerable and hard to reach communities will be a key element the role to ensure all views are heard and represesnted.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information, discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Louisa Russell, Head of 0-19 Services on 07717558543

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to several prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire etc.

It is our vision to be a leading provider of outstanding, compassionate care. Our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection recognised this with an ‘Outstanding’ rating overall, as well as an ‘Outstanding’ rating for the Caring domain. Applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering outstanding compassionate care and also commit to the Trust mission statement: Making a difference for you, with you. Our vision, mission and values are all part of the roadmap for all we do

Don’t just take our word for it: In 2018, 72.2% of our staff recommended NHFT as a place to work, the highest score for trusts of our type. We were also honoured to win the Health Service Journal’s coveted Trust of the Year award the same year.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOLLOWING YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE MADE VIA EMAIL AND THE TRAC RECRUITMENT SYSTEM . If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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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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