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DBS4258 Locality Nurse Manager x 2

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 20/06/2021 23:59
£41,881 - £46,845 pa
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Any location within North Tyneside
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Job details 

Closing date:
20 Jun

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

North Tyneside Council is seeking to recruit a Locality Nurse Manager to work within the 0-19 Children’s Public Health Service. The service is based in four localities in integrated teams across the borough.

North Tyneside is a vibrant borough; it is a great place to live and work and has excellent schools.

North Tyneside Council is one of the largest employers in the area and is committed to staff wellbeing. The Council holds the Better Health at Work Award which recognises the efforts of employers in the North East in helping to address health issues in the workplace.

Benefits include:
Access to NHS or Local Government Pension Schemes – Up to 30 annual leave days/year plus bank holidays (Employees can request to purchase additional annual leave via a salary sacrifice scheme) • Agile Working supported by smart phone/ laptop and access to technology such as Microsoft Teams and SystmOne • Membership of a professional body • Discounted membership of fitness and wellbeing centres, including 5 gyms; 4 pools; 2 spas and over 250 classes every week • The ‘Benefits Plus’ Scheme enabling salary sacrifice for Childcare Vouchers; Car Leasing; Cycle to work scheme; additional holidays, personal training and development, public transport season tickets, Credit Union Savings Scheme.

This is your chance to work with an outstanding group of professionals. Close working relationships with the early help service, children’s services, multiagency safeguarding hub (MASH), housing, sport and leisure, primary care and schools ensures good outcomes for families and provides positive working relationships for staff. The Signs of Safety model is embedded throughout, and robust safeguarding supervision is available throughout the service.

North Tyneside Children’s Social Care has been graded Outstanding by Ofsted in March 2020 and recently won a Customer Team of the Year Award and were short-listed for the prestigious national Local Government Association Team of the Year.

A CQC inspection of the 0-19 service in March 2018 recognised areas of outstanding practice and highlighted that;

“The service prioritised vulnerable children and families appropriately. Managers and staff were acknowledged as having high levels of integrity, driving continuous improvement and held themselves accountable for delivering change.”

In February 2021 the service was accredited with the UNICEF Baby Friendly Gold Award. The 0-19 Children’s Public Health Service is committed to ensuring that established Baby Friendly standards are sustained and progression is enabled.

The post holder will

Ensure the team is well led, responsive, effective, safe, caring and delivering high quality services in line with CQC, PHE and NMC requirements.

Ensure the Healthy Child Programme is delivered within the locality to children, young people and their families and facilitates an environment where team members are supported to work in new multidisciplinary, challenging and flexible ways.

Support the Senior Manager and Professional Nursing Lead to lead and deliver against the service plans.

Contribute to the overall performance and objectives of the 0-19 Children’s Public Health Service within the public health department.

The Locality Nurse Manager manages a skill mix team of 0-19 colleagues, including health visitors, public health school nurses, staff nurses and midwives, community nursery nurses, public health assistants and administrative support staff.

The essential requirements of the post are:

NMC Registered Nurse or Midwife
NMC registered SCPHN health visitor or school nurse (part 3 of the NMC register)
Significant experience of working as a health visitor or school nurse (4 years plus)

Demonstrable knowledge of:
• Local government
• Policy and practice in Public Health and Health Care
• Legislation, policy and practice in relation to public health nursing practice
• NICE guidelines in relation to public health nursing practice
• Promoting health and wellbeing of children young people and families
• The Healthy Child Programme
• Wider health and wellbeing services

Specialist public health nursing knowledge gained through broad experience within this organisation and/or experience gained outside of this organisation.

Experience of managing a team of specialist public health nursing staff.

Experience of working with the NHS and primary care.

Sound knowledge and experience of SystmOne.

For further information please contact: Jo Connolly Senior Manager 07813763630

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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