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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
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Community Public Health Staff Nurses for the 0-19 Service (0-5 Health Visiting) across Sheffield. The post includes working in family homes, Family Hubs, 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 routine 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

At Sheffield Children's, our purpose is clear: to provide healthier futures for children and young people. Our three strategic aims are:
  • Outstanding Patient Care
  • Brilliant Place to work
  • Leaders in Children's Health

  • We work successfully with local, regional, and national partners to provide physical and mental healthcare across acute and community settings. Many of our clinicians are amongst the best in their field, recognised nationally and internationally for their expertise.

    As well as having enormous pride in what we do, we are a friendly, welcoming, and motivated NHS Trust who are guided by our CARE values: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence. Our nearly 4000 colleagues live these values, ensuring kind and compassionate care that makes patients and their families feel safe and at home.

    As we approach our 150th anniversary in 2026, we remain committed to enhancing our reputation in children's health leadership, improving the experiences of both patient and colleagues, and focusing on our communities and population health

    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 and Community Nursery 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 routine 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.
    • 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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    425-24-6418109

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