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Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - School Nurse

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024
Come and be part of a dynamic and evolving Health Visiting team we are looking for a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) School Nurse (SN) within the integrated 0 to 19 Torbay Partnership.

Working with the 0 to 19 Torbay workforce, you will ensure pathways are followed in supporting children, young people, families and carers, working autonomously and collaboratively to deliver a family centred public health service, taking responsibility for a defined population in partnership with the wider multi-disciplinary and inter-agency teams.

The role includes the identification, monitoring and support to vulnerable children, including those whose welfare and safety may be at risk working within child protection procedures and in collaboration with other agencies.

The vacancy is for a full time position. If you have any queries or question, please don't hesitate to contact me, Natalie Aldridge via either email at or my work number 07789618860.

We are looking forward to meeting you...Join us, you'll love it.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will be flexible when providing care to meet the needs of clients
  • Promote and lead on providing a strength asset-based approach to services delivered
  • To value differences and individuality, showing respect to all when working with children, young people and their families and carers
  • Develop effective client centred decision-making processes
  • Diversity aware where there are barriers to understanding, such as hearing, mental capacity impairment and other difficulties of comprehension, and use adjustments and adaptations to communicate
  • Use knowledge of local area and services to benefit the client and their family
  • To take a proactive role in quality and service improvement
  • Follow trust policies and pathways and use discretion in interpreting them according to the setting and circumstances.
  • The post holder will work closely with the 0 to 19 Torbay teams in providing joined up care to clients
  • The post holder will be required to maintain constructive relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • The post holder will work closely with TSDFT Children's Safeguarding team

About us

Why Work With Us

We are providing care to children, young people, and their families differently in Torbay.

Our 0 to 19 Torbay service includes colleagues from Action For Children and The Children's Society and we provide a trauma informed, restorative approach to all of our families, with early help and intervention being central to all that we do.

We are an innovative service, and encourage staff to actively participate in the development of our team. We are involved with national research projects and strive to make an impact on the public health agenda. If you feel like you would like to be part of this, we would love to hear from you.

In return you will be offered a welcoming team, supported with compassionate leadership, have regular supervision, including coaching and PNA sessions, and opportunities for self and career development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full Vacancy details can be found on the attached Job Description/Person Specification. Please refer to your suitability to the post in your supporting information from the role requirements or person specification.


Person Specification



  • Child Protection experience


  • Full driving licence
  • Registered nurse
  • Mentorship qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


St Edmund's

Victoria Park Road



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