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Stratford-upon-Avon
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Connect for Health
Advertising Salary
£33,967 - £41,527 p.a.
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Hours Per Week
37

About The Role

Are you a school nurse who wants to make a difference in the lives of children, young people and families in Warwickshire?
 
We are a school nurse-led service that supports children, young people and families. We deliver key elements of the Healthy Child programme, working to identify and meet the health & wellbeing needs of the school-age population and give individuals the best possible start in life.
 
We have three offices bases in Nuneaton, Rugby and Stratford-Upon-Avon. You will work from a variety of settings including schools, partner agencies, children’s and family centres and homes, working flexibly and creatively to best engage and meet the diverse health needs of the school aged population.
 
Our School Nurses help us deliver an effective service that makes a difference while keeping children, young people and families at the heart of everything we do. whh is
great experience.
 

About You

As School Nurse, you will provide leadership and direction to a skill mix team, delegating and co-ordinating services provided under the Healthy Child Programme. You will facilitate and deliver a range of assessments, brief interventions and proactive public health initiatives, working both independently and as part of a multiagency team around the family. Safeguarding will be an integral aspect of the role.
 
You will be an NMC registered nurse who holds a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nursing) qualification. You will have caseload management experience, along with previous experience of mentoring staff and/or supporting them through preceptorship.  You will possess strong leadership and influencing skills, with the ability to delegate and
supervise staff, as well as the ability to recognise and escalate risk and contribute to control measures. You must possess a full UK driving licence and have access to your own transport.
 
 

About Us

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.

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

Benefits

We offer a range of benefits including:

  • 27 days’ holiday + bank holidays, rising to 32 days over time
  • Life assurance at 2 x basic salary
  • Family-friendly policies
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme and OH service
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities and career progression
  • Annual performance / salary review
  • Generous contributory pension scheme (14.3% employer contribution)
  • Corporate Membership to SAPHNA, which includes access to webinar,
    Resources, Forums and low-cost entry to conferences on School and public health topics.
To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Claire Harper, team leader or Karen Cornick, Service Manager on 03300 245 204
 
Closing date Sunday 14th August 2022

Interview date: Monday 22nd August 2022

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