Community Health Worker (Ref 4908)
- Multiple Locations
- Variable Hours
- £23,949 - £26,282 per annum ('Salary to be updated in line with the pay award')
Community Health Worker - Teignmouth/Newton Abbot. Other positions are available across Devon.
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 a progressive, forward thinking and innovative Public Health Nursing team; we would love to hear from you.
We currently have a vacancy in Teignmouth/Newton Abbot with a variety of hours available. Other positions are available within Public Health Nursing across Devon-please see our other adverts for those roles on Devon Jobs!
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.
- Employee Assistance Program
- Local Government Pension Scheme (you may be able to remain or join the NHS Pension Scheme instead, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria)
- Development Opportunities - Perks at Work and Discounts Scheme
- Flexible working within service hours
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We are proud to have received a CQC rating of 'good' across all domains at our recent inspection. To find out more about working for Devon, please click here: Public Health Nursing - Working for Devon | Devon County Council
Interviews will be held on 19th June 2023.
Please click Apply Now to see the Job Description.
- DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on our Equality and Diversity webpages.
- Happy to Talk Flexible Working -The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc.
- 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 the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
- Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice.
- For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page.
- This role requires a DBS disclosure.
- OrganisationDevon County Council
- Work LocationTeignbridgeDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupNursing
- Salary Details
£23,949 - £26,282 per annum ('Salary to be updated in line with the pay award')
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeVariable Hours
Variable hours 9am - 5pm
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required