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Family Brief Intervention Worker

  • Service: Connect For Health - School Nursing Service
  • Location: Stratford Warwickshire
  • Salary: £20,064 - £24,816 (p.a.)
  • Type: Full time (37 hours)
  • Ref: 064/21

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families across Warwickshire? If so, then we need your help to deliver our highly regarded school nursing service.

The Family Brief Intervention Worker Opportunity

We are seeking a motivated and solution-focused Family Brief Intervention Worker to join our dynamic and innovative team. 

About Us

Compass Connect for Health is a high quality, accessible, outcome-focused school nursing service that delivers key elements of the universal Healthy Child Programme, with the aim of improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities for school aged children and young people in Warwickshire.

The Family Brief Intervention Worker Role

The Family Brief Intervention Worker role is varied and includes the provision of age appropriate information and advice to children, young people and families, as well as delivering a range of evidence based brief interventions, specific to behaviour management, on a range of health and lifestyle related issues.

You will be based out of our Stratford hub and you will work from a number of age appropriate settings – schools, partner agencies, community and homes, working flexibly and creatively to best engage and meet the diverse health needs of those you serve. The working pattern is all year round.

The person

You will have experience of working with children, young people and families and knowledge of relevant health promotion issues. You must possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships, as well as being adept at maintaining discretion and confidentiality at all times.

You must possess a full UK driving licence and have access to your own transport.

The benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities and career progression
  • Generous Compass Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance

To arrange an informal chat about the role contact Lorraine Kewell, School Nurse Team leader on 03300 245 204

Closing date: Tuesday 7th December 2021

Interview date: Thursday 16th December 2021

You should note that as Compass delivers public health services, it is likely that it may become an occupational requirement that you must have COVID vaccinations, which would be in line with Government direction subject to the outcome of current consultation.

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. All Compass posts are subject to appropriate level DBS checks. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Established for over 30 years, Compass is a national charity which works in communities across the UK providing services spanning substance misuse treatment and rehabilitation, early interventions for vulnerable young people, school aged health programmes and associated prevention as well as treatment and health promotion initiatives.

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