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 services within Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council we are seeking to recruit a Public Health Nurse with a vacancy in the Dearne locality area and a vacancy to work in our Partnership Plus team which supports our most vulnerable children and families across the Borough who are on child protection and child in need plans, for this vacancy you need to have experience of working with vulnerable children and families with understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures.
What you’ll need
To join us you will need to be a first level registered nurse and have a special interest in working with children, young people and their families providing safe and effective care that enables all children and young people to have the best possible outcomes. You will need to be able to understand the needs of children and young people to assist you in undertaking clear and detailed assessments at both individual and community level including assessment of health needs and identifying risks. You will work alongside health visiting and school nursing teams and contribute towards delivering the Healthy Child Programme and provide specific targeted interventions as well as delivering health promotion and public health activities. We are seeking individuals who are motivated, enthusiastic and who are passionate about wanting to support the provision of high-quality services that improves outcomes for children, young people, families, and communities. 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
As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. We offer a full induction programme and excellent training packages to enable you to have the right skills to do your job, including regular supervision to help you recognise your continued professional development needs and support you to achieve your potential. This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals who wish to pursue a career path leading to become a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor or School Nurse). We offer working conditions that are flexible and agile that support good life work balance. Successful candidates will be offered the opportunity to access the NHS Pension Scheme if they are already a scheme member. 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.
If you would like to discuss these posts further, please contact Nicola Greenwood, Healthy Child Programme Lead Dearne area on 07887776080 or Sharon Hine Healthy Child Programme Lead Partnership Plus Team on 07720031555
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.