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Community Staff Nurses

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Suffolk County Council
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£25,295 (pro rata for part time)
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Full or Part Time
Closing date:
29 May 2019 01:00 PM
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Do you want to work for an expanding service, committed to innovation and supporting staff to be the best they can be?

Suffolk County Council has won the contract to deliver the 0 - 19 Healthy Child Programme for the whole county. Our successful bid included a commitment to expand the school nursing service so that each school in the county will have a named health professional.

We are looking for enthusiastic and skilled staff nurses to join us as we start this work in September.

Our school nursing teams work with children and young people individually, and in groups to improve their resilience and promote healthy lifestyles so that they can maximise their opportunities for learning and development: key public health outcomes. 

The school nurse teams will:

  • run workshops in schools
  • provide drop-in clinics
  • work 1:1 with children, young people and their families
  • work closely with the pastoral staff in schools to promote children’s safety, health and wellbeing
  • promote ChatHealth (a secure and confidential text messaging service), a dynamic and accessible approach to supporting young people and their families.

We offer an attractive employment package, ideal for keeping a healthy work-life balance, including:

  • term-time working
  • Monday - Friday working
  • flexible hours
  • part time hours.

Please see the Suffolk County Council Recruitment Brochure for more information, including Staff Benefits.

Please specify on your application form which area/s you are applying for, see the Suffolk Locality Map for further details.

For an informal discussion please contact Tara Saunders on 07415 799474 or Jo Nelson on 07894 231206.

Interview date: 13 or 17 June 2019 in Ipswich.

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.

This authority 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. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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