Public Health Nurse (11 Posts)

Barnsley, South Yorkshire
£23,398 - £25,951
26 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full time

Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money. 

Shape a better future with us 

We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone. 

Your role in our journey 

As a Public Health Nurse you will provide evidence based public health nursing practice under the supervision of a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse, promoting and improving health and inequalities at individual, family and community level. Whilst delivering public health initiatives you will provide professional advice, guidance, support and mentoring to team members and students. You will contribute to the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme to improve health and wellbeing and safeguard children, young people and families. 

What you’ll need 

To join us, you will need to be a registered Nurse with recent clinical experience and ideally you will have some experience of working with children and young people. Your knowledge and understanding of Public Health and preventative strategy and priorities for children, young people and families will help you to contribute towards delivering the Healthy Child Programme, identifying and assessing the health needs of individuals and families. 

A lot to look forward to 

Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. Our Public Health Nursing Service is at the forefront of providing care to our children, young people and families and we are currently on a journey of re-designing the service which we hope will become a truly integrated service that works in partnership with other children’s services and becomes a beacon of good practice at both regional and national level. 

Successful candidates will be offered the opportunity to access either the Local Government Pension or NHS Pension Scheme. 
Job Profile: Public Health Nurse (11 Posts) - Job Profile - C-PHN11.doc 
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Public Health Nurse - 11 Posts - Exposure Profile C-PHN11.docx
Additional Information: Additional Information to Applicants.docx 
Additional Information: Equal Opportunities For All Letter.pdf

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

CVs will not be accepted. 

This post closes at 11:59pm on the date specified. 

This post requires a Disclosure Scotland Basic Criminal Record Check. 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad. 

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