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School Nurse Team Leader

  • Service: Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service
  • Location: Rugby Warwickshire
  • Salary: £39,000 - £44,787 (p.a.)
  • Type: Full time (37 hours)
  • Ref: 015/20

Are you an enthusiastic and passionate Public Health Nurse committed to improving the outcomes for children, young people and families in Warwickshire? Do you want to join our innovative and dynamic skill mix team delivering a progressive school nursing service?

The Opportunity

We are delighted to be able to offer the opportunity to lead one of our school health and wellbeing teams in Warwickshire. As a management team we are committed to supporting our team in their professional development.

About the Role

As a School Nurse Team Leader, you will lead and manage staff within a geographical area/cluster to deliver positive outcomes to children, young people and families. You will be required to line manage staff within a skill mix team who collectively will deliver a range of assessments, brief interventions and proactive public health initiatives, working both independently and as part of a multi-agency team around the family.

You will provide professional leadership, management and teaching to skill mix teams to enable the efficient, effective and safe delivery of the School Health and Wellbeing Service.

This is an all year-round contract and working hours are Mon – Fri, 37 hours per week with some early evening and weekend working if required to meet the needs of the service.

About the Person

You will be a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN – School Nursing) with at least three years of post-qualification experience in school nursing, as well as experience in leading teams. A management/leadership qualification would be desirable.

About us

The Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service is an accessible, outcome-focused service that delivers key elements of the Healthy Child Programme. Our objective is to improve the health and wellbeing of school-aged children and young people in Warwickshire and reduce health inequalities.

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 contributory pension scheme available (based on NHS rates for SCPHN’s)
  • Corporate Memberships to SAPHNA, which includes access to webinar, resources, forums and low- cost entry to conferences on School and public health topics.

For an informal discussion please contact Matt Conibere, Service Manager on 03300 245 204.

Closes on Sunday 20th September 2020

Interviews to be held on Thursday 1st October 2020

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Established for 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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