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Early Intervention and Prevention Co-ordinator

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
North Yorkshire
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
North Yorkshire 0-19 service have an exciting Opportunity in the team for a new role which supports children and family to access high quality care from the best placed practitioner at the right time.

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, excellent knowledge of the North Yorkshire 0-19 service delivery model and of the local offer.

The successful candidate will line manage the Strategy Nurse Team, quality assure processes to ensure the lived experience of children and young people is captured and this is used to inform decision making and care delivery. The successful candidate will be required to support practitioners across the North Yorkshire Pillars to deliver interventions to meet health needs within North Yorkshire. Experience and skills in coaching & teaching will be an advantage in the role.

Main duties of the job

Management of Strategy Nurse Team including quality and performance management supervision, audit and appropriate escalations. Work collaboratively with 0-19 practitioners and multi-agency to identify individual, family and community needs and appropriate support to meet the needs.

To have oversight of all strategies coming into the North Yorkshire Service, review the rationale and delegate as required to the most appropriate person.

Confidently challenge partners when threshold of risk is not appropriate to safeguard the child/adult.

To participate in daily strategy discussions when a child is at imminent risk of harm.

To take forward any daily actions such as informing 0-19 practitioners of safety issues and to record these in the child and adult electronic record.

To liaise with other multiagency colleagues around decision making, particularly where a decision has been made to opt out of a case.

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 Aimee Preston on

Person Specification

Training & Qualification


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


  • Masters Degree in relevant subject
  • Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Qualification



  • 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 working in North Yorkshire 0-19 service and understanding of the service offer
  • Experience of line management


  • 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 North Yorkshire



  • 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

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


North Yorkshire


North Yorkshire


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