Are you looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative 0-19 Public Health Nursing Service within an award-winning council focused on placing local people at the heart of everything we do, listening to and doing good for our communities?
To ensure continued provision of Public Health Nursing services within Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council we are seeking to recruit Child Development Practitioners who are passionate about working collaboratively to support the provision of high-quality services.
We have various posts within our service including permanent and fixed term positions across Barnsley.
Your role in our journey
As a Child Development Practitioner within the 0-19 Public Health Nursing Service you will contribute to the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme working in partnership with agencies to promote and improve health and address inequalities at individual, family and community level. You will contribute to the co-ordination, organisation and implementation of local, regional and national public health initiatives which will require you to have excellent communication and assessment skills and be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of child safeguarding.
What you’ll need to join us,
We’re looking for caring committed individuals with a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare & Education (formerly NNEB/Diploma in Nursery Nursing) or NVQ level 3 in Early Years Care & Education with experience of working in a caring profession. You will need to demonstrate that you have experience of working with children, young people and parents/carers with complex needs in a community setting. We are seeking to recruit individuals who have experience of multi-disciplinary team working and an understanding of the Healthy Child Programme. You need to be enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team and resilient and able to work under indirect supervision. Your ability to plan and prioritise your own workload and the ability to travel to a range of venues and settings is essential.
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.
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 high quality care to our children, young people and families working in close partnership and collaboration with other children’s services and agencies across Barnsley.
For further information on this post please contact Helen Mills Healthy Child Programme Lead on 07720031552
Successful candidates will be offered the opportunity to access the NHS Pension Scheme if they are already a scheme member.