Clinical Lead - Vulnerable Communities (Internal HDFT Applicants Only)

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Job summary

***Internal HDFT Applicants Only***

Wakefield 0-19 service have an exciting Opportunity in the team as part of the service design and development.

We are looking for an innovative public health practitioner with key skills in searching for health needs, and working in partnership to address health inequalities in the community.

The role requires a practitioner with extensive experience in assessing health needs in the community and supporting the implementation of support packages to address specific needs and evaluate outcomes.

The successful candidate will be required to support practitioners and partners to deliver innovative interventions; the role will the influencing strategic decision making to meet health needs within the Wakefield District. Experience and skills in coaching & teaching will be an advantage in the role to support practitioners and partners to implement new ways of working in service delivery

Main duties of the job

Work alongside 0-19 practitioners and primary care services and partners across the system in Wakefield to identify individual, family and community needs.

Participate to identify health needs of vulnerable individuals and families through tools such as JSNA, individual HNA and assure appropriate support pathways including co-ordination of integrated services.

Provide bespoke packages of care to individuals, families and communities to meet identified need.

Co-ordinate and/or deliver health promotion activities in partnership.

Identify barriers and address timely access to health care and screening programmes to reduce health inequalities.

To ensure all families in the community are offered the full Healthy Child Programme with a flexible approach to recognising the needs of the individual, the family and the community using progressive universalism.

Ensure a strong focus on prevention, health promotion, early identification of needs and clear packages of support.

Give specialist advice through the development, implementation and evaluation of packages of care.

To facilitate and where appropriate provide education and support for other staff who deliver services to children and their families in the community.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification. If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Kaye Swinney on

Person Specification

Training & Qualification


  • Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC Register SCHPHN
  • Teaching and assessing qualification


  • Masters Degree in relevant subject



  • Experience of leading the delivery of integrated children's services across organisational boundaries.
  • Experience of leading developments
  • Experienced health of public Health nursing and partnership working


  • Demonstrable experience of involvement in a project that has brought about improved outcomes in terms health and wellbeing
  • Demonstrable experience of achieving change management
  • Experience in partnership working to identify and support health needs within a community



  • Extensive knowledge of Child protection procedures
  • Knowledge of local and national agency and voluntary sector resource


  • Knowledge of local community needs and resources in Wakefield District



  • Able to gather, analyse and interpret highly complex and conflicting information
  • Leadership, initiative and drive


  • Demonstrable skills in leading change or project management
  • Skills in Presentation
  • Skills in community engagement

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