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Public Health Nurse; School Nursing

Band 6

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Public Health Nurse; School Nursing
Band 6
Secondment: 12 month fixed term contract to cover current postholder
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Starting Well
Northwich and Winsford
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
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Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside.

We provide physical and mental health services, as well as learning disabilities, to a total population of around one million people.

Situated near two thriving cities in Liverpool and Manchester, CWP operates from 66 sites across Cheshire and Merseyside, including Wirral, Chester, Winsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Sefton and Trafford.

We have been recognised by the Health Service Journal as one of the top places to work in the health service for the last two years running and committed to delivering person centred care.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated CWP as ‘Good’ overall, ‘better’ for treatments and ‘Outstanding’ for care.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you. 

Apply now to join our skilled and friendly teams and help us to deliver our vision to improve health and wellbeing by providing high quality care.

Visit our ‘Working for us’ pages at www.cwp.nhs.uk to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

Are you a caring and compassionate Registered Public Health Nurse; School Nursing (SCPHN) or are you just about to qualify and are looking for a fresh or new opportunity? Why not come and work for CWP – we may have just the role for you.

Our 0-19 Starting Well Service is looking to appoint a permanent full time Public Health Nurse (School Nursing) SCPHN in the Northwich and Winsford District

You would become part of the newly formed integrated team delivering the key elements of the Healthy Child Programme to the Cheshire West and Chester 0-19 year old population and their families.

You will:

  • Be a qualified Public Health Nurse School Nursing (SCPHN) – or just about to qualify
  • Provide leadership within the 0-19 team
  • Demonstrate skills in service development, innovation and public health
  • Be flexible and solution focused in your approach to challenges
  • Facilitate integrated working
  • Build community capacity and resilience through partnership working
  • Be compassionate, competent and child/ Young Person focused in all that you do

You should have an excellent knowledge of the Healthy Child Programme and demonstrate a commitment to multi agency/collaborative and integrated team working. Safeguarding and case management are essential elements of this role and comprehensive training and support will be provided.

You will also be involved in a range of public health activities within a geographical area, to include individuals, groups and communities. As a key professional in the protection of children and young people, you will be required to work collaboratively with other agencies to meet their needs.

You will benefit from a full induction and preceptorship programme where appropriate. Regular clinical and safeguarding supervision will also be provided as will access to relevant internal and external training/development opportunities.

This post is 12 month fixed term contract to cover current postholder.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Jane Lyons
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01606 555286