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School Nurse (SCPHN)

Vacancy Details

Location: Ward Jackson Annexe
Region: North East England
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Health
Date Posted: 13/12/2022
Reference: 0000005400




SCHOOL NURSE (SCPHN)                                                                                                                 REF: 107542

Band 12 £37,261- £40,478 pa


37 hours per week (part time considered)


Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town with growing prospects. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that.

Due to internal promotion within the service, Hartlepool Borough Council are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated School Nurse, applicants must hold or be due to qualify with a specialist community public health nurse (SCPHN) qualification in School Nursing. Consideration may be given to Health Visitor’s with relevant experience of working with school aged children.

As a SCPHN School Nurse you will lead on and facilitate the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme, including health needs assessments, brief interventions and current public health initiatives. You will work with individuals, families and communities to improve health and tackle inequalities.

You will be committed to deliver evidence based practice, maintaining current knowledge of local and national issues that impact the 5-19 population. As a specialist practitioner you will be required to professionally contribute to the on-going development of the School Nursing offer including our taught health promotion sessions which are accessible to our local schools.

As part of thebenefits package the Council will be able to offer NHS clinical nurses recruited to this post access to Council long service leave entitlements and Council occupational sickness payment scheme, where they have the relevant continuous service.

NHS pension can be continued.

For further information please contact Clare Wright (Clinical Lead) 01429 523058 or Samantha Jarvis (Clinical Practice Lead) 01429 284436

Closing date: 14 December 2022

Interviews: Monday 16th December 2022 (subject to change) 

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