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Community Staff Nurse - Wakefield

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 Apr 2024
Wakefield 0-19 Growing Healthy Service, is high performing, caring and proactive, and is searching for experienced, enthusiastic staff nurses to support its skill mix teams across the district of Wakefield. The successful candidate will work alongside our health visitors, and Family Health Practitioners to deliver the Healthy Child Programme, in close collaboration with our partners in the Family Hubs and the voluntary sector. We are committed to fully support those successful to further their development, and actively encourage them to complete their SCHPN training in Health Visiting.

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.

About us

HDFT are seeking to recruit Family Health Nurses to be part of the innovative Growing Healthy Service in Wakefield District. 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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered


  • Experience working with children

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Menzies building

4 Tuscany Way



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