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?
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.
To ensure continued provision of Public Health Nursing services within Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council we are seeking to recruit Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (Health Visitors and School Nurses) to work in our Partnership Plus team and who are passionate about wanting to lead and support the provision of high-quality services.
Your role in our journey
You will be working as part of a team who specifically work with children and young people who are subject to safeguarding plans. You will support the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme and provide targeted interventions to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for this vulnerable group of children, young people and families within the Borough. We are looking for experienced Specialist Community Public Health Nurses with substantial understanding of the complexities of working with vulnerable families and the impact of abuse and neglect on child development with a proven ability to engage in effective multi-disciplinary teamwork. Your role will share the organisation’s commitment to deliver services that are reliable, of high quality and safe in an area of work that is demanding, challenging yet extremely rewarding.
What you’ll need
This is an exciting opportunity for a registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) either a School Nurse or Health Visitor to join us. You will have a special interest in working with vulnerable children and families providing safe and effective care that enables all children and young people to have the best possible outcome. Applicants should have experience of working with safeguarding cases and able to work in situations that may present challenges for services and staff and understand the national and local issues involved in safeguarding vulnerable children, young people and families.
You will need to carryout cumulative risk assessments of cases at a very high level and possess skills to support challenge when necessary. You will need to be a highly motivated, innovative and resilient individual who can demonstrate leadership ability and who can 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
As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. We prioritise learning, offering excellent training packages and through regular supervision help you recognise your continued professional development needs and enable you to achieve your potential. 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.
Successful candidates will be offered the opportunity to access the NHS Pension Scheme if they are already a scheme member.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.