Healthy Family Nurse
West Lancashire (Skelmersdale)
Full Time or part-time
Are you a caring and dedicated Registered Nurse looking to be part of positive changes to children and young people in your local community? Are you looking for a community role offering you more flexibility and a work/life balance? If so, our West Lancashire team have an exciting opportunity for you.
As a Healthy Family Nurse within our Lancashire 0-19 community services, you will be providing high quality holistic care to children and young people, providing key elements of the Healthy Child Programme and targeted care based on individual families’ needs as delegated by School Nurse, Health Visitor or Team Leader. You will also complete individual Health Assessments for children and young people identified as being open to Child Protection Plan or Child in Need Plan.
Additional responsibilities will include: providing weekly drop-in sessions in every High School in the locality, providing training at pre-school age and to schools regarding management of complex health needs and supporting the School Nurses in acting as a link to assigned schools, developing internal and external relationships with wider stakeholders.
You will be a Registered Nurse with evidence of continual professional development and a passion for working with Children and Young People – prior experience of working within community services will be beneficial. You will have experience of working in a team and inter-agency and collaborative working and be motivated and enthusiastic, open to change and be able to support the senior registered colleagues as and when required.
Although you will be primarily based in West Lancashire as a service we work across the Lancashire region. There may be times you are asked to travel to different locations for work to support our colleagues and service users.
You will feel valued as a Band 5 Healthy Family Nurse within Virgin Care receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
- AfC 2020/2021 salary and terms and conditions, including an NHS pension
- Flexible working to provide you with that true work / life balance
- Access to Virgin Tribe – our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premier offers and discount off all Virgin products including flights, holidays, gyms and media, along with regular competitions and giveaways.
- Feel the difference fund – a 100,000 fund to bring ‘Feel the difference’ to life, giving every employee a chance to have their thoughts and ideas heard.
- Access to MyWellness – a health and lifestyle platform covering mental health awareness and support, healthy recipes & activity challenges
- Access to bespoke career pathways and opportunities to continue your professional development
Feel the Difference
Virgin Care partner with the NHS and local authorities, providing high quality care for more than 1 million people each year up and down the country. We are an ambitious, forward thinking and passionate company who strive to make a real difference to people and our colleagues. We re-invest all of the money we earn to improve the experience, deliver ambitious transformations and empower all of our colleagues to make the changes, no matter how big or small, that make a real difference.
If you’d like to discuss the role further, please contact Lisa Aspinall at: [email protected]
We’re committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply. We reserve the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.
As a Disability Confident Committed company, we work in partnership with the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to make our business an inclusive place for all.
Virgin Care is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.