Are you dynamic?
Do you have enthusiasm and desire to walk alongside families in delivering public health messages to improve outcomes for our local population.
Do you thrive on empowering families by sharing public health messages in the delivery of the Healthy child programme Universal in reach, Personalised in approach.
Halton 0-19 team are proud and excited to be one of the 75 areas who have been awarded additional funds to develop the Family Hub model, working collaboratively with our partners and families to co-produce services to meet the needs of our population.
As a public health school nurse you will be working with the school age population and their families to advocate and empower them to achieve the best possible health outcomes.
Full and part time working patterns available, previous applicants please do not apply.
Main duties of the job
Halton is a geographically small area however provides a diverse community, ranging from affluent to socially deprived. It is an area that provides excellent experiences for nurses and the opportunities to develop their public health skills.
You will work as part of one of the teams in Halton, consisting of Team Leaders, School Nurses, Public health nurses, and public health family practitioners. This is where you will be supported whilst working with children, young people and families in school, home and clinic setting as well as in partnership with the newly developed Family Hubs to drive forward the national agenda.
Supporting families to achieve positive outcomes, in line with the Healthy Child Programme.
The post holder will have delegated responsibility for the assessment of Health needs, implementation and evaluation of care as part of the Healthy Child Programme, at community, Universal, Universal Partnership and Universal Partnership Plus level.
This will include children with complex health needs; children/young people who may be presenting with a cause for concern, subject to safeguarding and Children in Care; parents/young people who are experiencing emotional health needs.
We encourage our CPHN colleagues to develop and work towards applying for the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing degree course.
For more information and to apply, click 'Apply Here'.