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Devon County Council

PHN Community Health Worker

Job description

Community Health Worker with Health Visiting team. Public Health Nursing - Exeter

Do you have an interest in making a difference to the health and wellbeing of children?

If you have a QCF or equivalent qualification or NVQ 3 Foundation degree (Childcare related) or equivalent and would like to join a progressive, forward thinking and innovative Public Health Nursing team; we would love to hear from you.

We currently have a vacancy in Exeter. Other positions are available within Public Health Nursing across Devon-please see our other adverts for those roles on Devon Jobs!

The Community Health Worker supports families with children aged 0-8 years by working with them in clinics, groups, and the home setting. They also support families with their child’s development by carrying out the 1 and 2 1/2 year development review. Community Health Workers integrate with the Health Visitor and School Nurses to support with the whole family assessment; as well as supporting parents with behaviour management, toilet training, sleep management and targeted episodes of care as directed.

You’ll have a passion for working with children, a comprehensive understanding of children’s safeguarding and a knowledge of the Healthy Child Programme and wider public health agenda.

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the qualities in the person specification and be committed to their on-going professional development to ensure quality in the delivery of care is maintained.

- Employee Assistance Program
- Local Government Pension Scheme (you may be able to remain or join the NHS Pension Scheme instead, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria)
- Development Opportunities - Perks at Work and Discounts Scheme
- Flexible working within service hours

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