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Specialist Community Public Health Nurse

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro rata/per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
The Rotherham Childrens Public Health Nursing Service are looking to recruit dynamic, enthusiastic & motivated Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (2 WTE Health Visitor posts & 0.6 WTE School Nurse or Health Visitor post - specialist SCPHN qualification required) with initiative & drive in order to deliver high quality Public Health Nursing, promote healthy lifestyles & improve health inequalities to Children, young people & their families in Rotherham.

You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to collaborative working with a focus on the child, be committed to achieving positive health outcomes for Children & Families in Rotherham, as well as a keen interest in developing services You will need to have excellent communication & organisational skills, be willing to facilitate & support change in service delivery, have the ability to work autonomously & as part of an integrated skill mix team. We offer flexible & agile working options.

An in depth knowledge of the current health agenda within Children's services is essential.

The successful candidate will ensure the delivery of safe, effective & high-quality services to Children, young people & their families - using research-based evidence to inform practice with agreed professional standards. The post will require travel between homes, schools, & community hubs within the Rotherham area.

Posts are full time hours however for the right candidate part time hours will be considered.

Main duties of the job

To provide a consistent, effective, accessible and appropriate 0-19 Service for children, young people and their families

To work in partnership with Agencies and families

To signpost to partner Agencies where assessed as required

To lead the delivery of Public Health and universal and targeted interventions across the 0-19 years age range for a defined population and will be delivered in line with the National and Local guidelines and Public Health priorities.

The team will work proactively using a partnership approach to promote health and contribute to tackling health inequalities within the level of competencies required for the post.

You will work with Children, young people and families within the home environment, school or other identified community setting.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) is a combined acute and community Trust serving our local population of around 270,000 people. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham.

As a Trust we are on a journey to excellence and our people and culture are at the heart of everything we do for patients. In the latest NHS Staff Survey, we are the second most improved Trust in England for would you recommend the Trust as a place to work?, and were one of the most improved for staff engagement overall.

But dont just take our word for it each year hundreds of colleagues receive nominations for our Excellence and Proud awards, showcasing our brilliant people and recognising their achievements. Our people make a difference to the lives of patients every day and we are proud of the improvements we are making.

All of our 5,100 colleagues are key to our improvement journey, and we are continuing to improve our services by upholding the Trusts values of Ambitious, Caring and Together. If you are passionate about making a difference, then please apply to join us on our journey to excellence.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for the full details about the role and the responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Qualified Nurse RM or RN registered
  • Registered with Public Health Nursing qualification.
  • Current NMC registration



  • Experience and training in Child and Adult Safeguarding



  • Healthy child programme
  • Clinical governance frameworks

Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust


The Rotherham Nhs Foundation Trust

Moorgate Road


South Yorkshire

S60 2UD

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