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0-19 Public Health Staff Nurse

Employer
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata if part time
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Community Public Health Staff Nurses for the 0-19 Service (5-19 School nursing) across Sheffield. The post includes working in family homes, schools and other community venues.

The Community Public Health Staff Nurse will work as part of a skill mix team to support children, young people and families to achieve best outcomes. The successful applicants will support the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme.

The 0-19 team works in partnership with other agencies to deliver a Universal service and identify and support children and young people with complex needs and safeguarding concerns.

Main duties of the job

  • Working under indirect supervision of a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse, (SCPHN), to deliver the Healthy Child Programme
  • Undertake home visits.
  • Monitor and evaluate care
  • Work with the child, family, and specialist services to assess needs and plan specific care.
  • To support the 0-19 Team to meet the safeguarding needs of children and families, working according to safeguarding guidelines as defined by local and national policy.
  • Promote the health of looked after children, including completion of review health assessments.
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of therapeutic programmes to empower individuals to make informed choices.


About us

Sheffield Children's is one of three independent, specialist paediatric hospitals in the country, providing dedicated healthcare for children and young people across community, mental health and acute specialist settings.

We have three overarching aims that set the direction for the Trust in our vision to create a healthier future for children and young people.
  • Outstanding patient care
  • Brilliant place to work
  • Leader in children's health

Our commitment to rewarding colleagues is demonstrated through our brilliant reward and benefits offer including generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme and access to salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and lease cars.

We are committed to supporting colleagues from different heritages and lifestyles while at work. This is supported through the offer we have in place for flexible working and the three equality network groups we have in place. Colleagues are encouraged to join these groups and request flexible working.

Job description

Job responsibilities

MANAGERIAL AND LEADERSHIP
  • Use effective delegation skills within the team.
  • Participate in the induction programmes for new staff
  • Provide supervision to pre and post registered nurses

SERVICE DELIVERY
  • Deliver the Healthy Child Programme
  • Working under indirect supervision of a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse, (SCPHN), to assess the health needs of children, young people and their families utilising an appropriate assessment framework. Report assessment outcomes to the SCPHN and other agencies as appropriate.
  • Communicate and liaise with members of the broader health team, parents, and carers.
  • Refer to other specialist services and agencies as appropriate. Review children who are referred, where appropriate engage in joint work with other services.
  • With supervision from the SCPHN, identify and prioritise children and families who require a rapid response or would benefit most from the support of the SCPHN or other services. Working with the broader health team contribute to an appropriate plan for each child and family who needs particular support.
  • Undertake home and school visits.
  • Monitor and evaluate care
  • Work with the child, family, and specialist services to assess needs and plan specific care.
  • To support the 0-19 Team to meet the safeguarding needs of children and families, working according to safeguarding guidelines as defined by local and national policy.
  • Attend safeguarding meetings as appropriate and feedback to the Band 6 SCPHN. Providing reports and information to other agencies as appropriate.
  • Promote the health of looked after children, including completion of review health assessments.
  • Contribute to the identification of the public health needs of the locality population and determine the priorities for action. Develop and co-ordinate health promotion and public health strategies to address the identified needs.
  • Contribute to the facilitation of group work with parents, children, and others.
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of therapeutic programmes to empower individuals to make informed choices.
  • Use time management skills effectively to prioritise work within agreed time scales.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain clinical competency and accountability in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct. (Revalidation)
  • Work within the policies and procedures of The Sheffield Childrens Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Maintain accurate and contemporaneous records in accordance with the record keeping policy.
  • Utilise the electronic record inputting and retrieving data where necessary.
  • Utilise research-based practice and developments.
  • Participate in clinical supervision and performance development reviews (PDR) and take responsibility for achieving development objectives.
  • Accurately record and collect data/statistics as required by the service in accordance with agreed timescales.
  • Undertake and contribute to clinical audit
  • Participate constructively within service meetings.
  • Monitor and report to the Team Leader regarding staff safety / accidents / reportable incidents as identified by the policies and procedures.

PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
  • The Public Health Staff Nurse will work within Trust policies, promotion equality, inclusion, and diversity for patients and colleagues

HEALTH AND WELLBEING AT WORK
  • The Public Health Staff Nurse will promote health and wellbeing at work, valuing equality and diversity.

Inclusive Recruitment & Selection

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and accurate data capture is an important part of that to ensure we are supportive and representative. Our aim is to ensure that all applicants can see themselves in the available categories on our application form, but we recognise that some of our data capture fields are not inclusive. We have flagged this with our system provider to ask for change.

We offer encouragement and active support to applicants with additional needs, including those from ethnic minorities, with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you wish to adjust any aspect of the recruitment process or wish to find out more about our recruitment & selection processes, please get in touch with our Recruitment Manager: Catherine.Gilbert7@nhs.net

We are continually reviewing our recruitment & selection process to support the long-term aim of Sheffield Childrens being a champion of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. If you have any ideas for improvement, please get in touch with Catherine Gilbert at Catherine.Gilbert7@nhs.net

Trust Values

The Trust is committed to providing great quality patient care and keep children, young people and families at the heart of what we do by following our CARE values:
  • Compassion leading by kindness and showing empathy, understanding and respect
  • Accountability striving to do the right thing and owning responsibility
  • Respect value differences, tackling inequality and fostering a culture of inclusion
  • Excellence delivering a high-quality standard of care


Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Post-registration experience of working with children and/or adults
  • Evidence of multi-disciplinary team working


Desirable

  • Evidence of delivering Public Health interventions
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognise vulnerabilities when working with children, young people and families.
  • Public health and health promotion experience and group facilitation


Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of healthy child programme


Desirable

  • Knowledge of the physical and emotional development of children
  • Demonstrates an understanding of factors which impact on long term wellbeing


Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (RGN, RSCN, RMN, RDN)
  • Current registration with NMC


Desirable

  • Evidence of recent study or development
  • Evidence of study at level 6


Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Centenary House

Albert Terrace

Sheffield

S6 3BR

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425-24-6032710

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