The Family Health Nurse will work as part of the children's community health commissioned services supporting the SCPHN (Health Visitors), contributing to the delivery of high quality services for children young people, parents, carers and families working within the framework of the Healthy Child Programme and Best Start In Life priorities. The post holder will be pro-active in delivering the national and Public Health agendas in response to identified health and social need, working in partnership with other agencies and meet agreed standards, objectives and statutory requirements. Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will work with parents, carers, children and partner agencies to promote the physical, emotional and social development of children.
Contributing to the delivery of the Healthy Child programme by undertaking some mandated contacts and targeted interventions as directed/delegated by the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) and working in conjunction with the SCPHN to co-ordinate, plan, implement and evaluate a programme of care for children, young people and families.
They will support the completion of comprehensive health needs assessment of clients, families and community and facilitate the mobilisation of appropriate resources to meet identified needs.
The post holder will ensure inter-agency/ professional partnership working between services, statutory and voluntary organisations to facilitate integrated approaches in meeting the needs of children.
Excellent communication skills and a passion for public health are essential, alongside good organisational skills, flexibility to meet the needs of the service and ability to travel independently to meet service delivery as required.
This role will be a combination of virtual work and face to face contacts to ensure delivery of service.About us
HDFT are seeking to recruit Family Health Nurses to be part of the innovative 0-6 Service in North Yorkshire. We are the largest provider of children's public health nursing services in the North East of England providing services that stretch from North Yorkshire up to Gateshead and Sunderland. We are dedicated to working towards improved public health outcomes for children and families in the footprint, delivering high quality universal and targeted health visiting and school health services to meet the key improvement priorities for the population. The 0-6 commissioned service within North Yorkshire has a blended approach to the provided contacts, with patients seen within their own homes, nursery settings and virtually using MS Bookings software. The role of the Family Health Nurse has large proportion of virtual working, providing universal contacts across the whole of the North Yorkshire footprint, whilst also having an element of face to face working within the locality the family health nurse is based within. All practitioners are supported with a VPN which allows the virtual work to be completed from a base within the locality as well as at home working.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For further information on this position please see the Job Description and Personal Specification attached. If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Chelsea Westman Locality Manager Scarborough firstname.lastname@example.org.Person SpecificationExperienceEssential
- Experience of working with children and families.
- Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
- Experience of partnership working.
- Experience of multiagency safeguarding.
- Sound knowledge and experience of promoting the safeguarding and wellbeing of children.
- Experience of working in community setting
- First level registration (RN Adult, RMN, RNLD, Midwife, RN Child)
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Post-registration qualification.
- ENB 998/730.
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Scarborough Whitby Ryedale Base
TBC upon appointment
Scarborough Whitby Ryedale
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