- DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL
- Public Health
- Work Location
- Buckfastleigh, Teignmouth, Exeter and Barnstaple
- Occupational group
- Social Care & Health
- Salary details
- £19,554 - £21,589 per annum, pro rata
- Job term
- Appointment type
- Various Hours
- Monday - Friday
- Closing Date
- 26 August 2019
- Interview date
- For an informal discussion please contact
- Juliet Phillips 07973378431
Do you have an interest in making a difference to the health and wellbeing of children?
If you have a QCF or equivalent qualification or NVQ 3 Foundation degree (Childcare related) or equivalent and would like to join progressive, forward thinking and innovative Public Health Nursing teams; we would love to hear from you.
We have full and part-time vacancies available in Buckfastleigh, Teignmouth, Exeter and Barnstaple.
The Community Health Worker supports families with children aged 0-8 years by working with them in clinics, groups, and the home setting. They also support families with their child’s development by carrying out the 1 and 2 1/2 year development review. Community Health Workers integrate with the Health Visitor and School Nurses to support with the whole family assessment; as well as supporting parents with behaviour management, toilet training, sleep management and targeted episodes of care as directed.
You’ll have a passion for working with children, a comprehensive understanding of children’s safeguarding and a knowledge of the Healthy Child Programme and wider public health agenda.
The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the qualities in the person specification and be committed to their on-going professional development to ensure quality in the delivery of care is maintained.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.