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School Nurse Team Leader

School Nurse Team Leader

Service: Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service

Location: Caldecote Warwickshire

Salary: £33,537 - £44,017 (p.a.)

Type: Full time (37 hours)

Ref: 044/19

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 the north of the county. 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 hold a Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) qualification (School Nursing) and 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, proactive public health initiatives and work 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.

The Person

You will be a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN – School Nursing) with at least three years’ school nursing experience and at least one year’s experience as a line manager. A management/leadership qualification would be desirable.

About us

Compass works in communities currently within the Midlands, Yorkshire and London providing innovative and integrated health and wellbeing services for children, young people and adults. Our Universal and Targeted directorate provides transformational school aged healthy child programmes and prevention services. The School Health & Wellbeing service consists of a number of skill mix teams located in three geographical hubs across Warwickshire. Skill mix teams consist of registered nurses and appropriately qualified healthcare support staff relevant to the range of services offered as part of the universal Healthy Child Programme.

The Benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Working hours Mon – Fri, 37 hours per week with some early evening and weekend working
  • Generous annual leave
  • Employee assistance programme and OH service
  • Eye tests for VDU users
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities and career progression
  • Generous Compass contributory pension scheme

For an informal discussion please contact Matt Conibere, Service Manager on 03300 245 204 option 4

To apply, you will need to download and complete our application form. We would also be grateful if you could complete our equality monitoring form.

Closing date: Sunday 1st December 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 17th December 2019 (to be held in Rugby)

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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