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SCPHN School Nurse

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Job Introduction

Join HCRG Care Group and make a positive impact in your community as a Band 6 SCPHN School Nurse.

We're seeking talented, compassionate individuals to join our team in Lancashire on a full or part-time basis. As a School Nurse, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and young people by promoting health, wellbeing, and providing essential care. With support and development opportunities, this is an exciting chance to grow your career while making a difference.

Working within Lancashire Child and Family Wellbeing Services offers a unique environment, with clear visibility of senior management who are easily approachable due to their hands-on approach, which includes our Managing Director. You will feel listened to and be given the platforms to have your voice and ideas heard.

Main Responsibility

As a SCPHN School Nurse, you will be responsible for:

  • The delivery of the Healthy Child Programme including assessment of health needs, development, implementation, and evaluation of packages of care
  • Using the Family Health Needs Assessment tool to plan and evidence care
  • Devise and implement individualized care plans for each child based on a needs assessment, while actively involving the child/parent/carer/family in the planning and implementation of any proposed programme of care and support
  • Participate in effective partnership working with other agencies and taking a lead professional role where appropriate. 
  • Use evidence-based practice to develop and maintain a high quality and cost-effective standard for Specialist Public Health Nurse/School Nursing practice.

You will also develop your leadership skills by undertaking mentorship responsibilities to both pre-registration and SCPHN students whilst on placement within the service and provide preceptorship to support new staff members.  Support will be on hand by our Practice Education team to do this, along with being provided with regular safeguarding supervision.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has or is working towards a SCPHN School Nurse qualification and a desire to ensure children in Lancashire have the best possible start in life.
  • Has a passion to drive positive change to children and families and use the platform HCRG Care Group offer to suggest innovative improvements as and when you see fit.
  • Has a valid UK driving licence, with access to a car for work purposes. Although we can make certain accommodations if you do not yet have a driving licence or are unable to hold one.

Package Description

As a Band 6 SCPHN School Nurse, you’ll be part of our valued team at our Lancashire 0-19 service.  

You will feel valued as a School Nurse within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

  • Band 6 with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions 
  • Free tea, coffee and milk at your base location 
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling 
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise 
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year  
  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with the majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

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