Public Health Staff Nurse (Ref.3344)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Variable Hours
  • £25,655 - £31,534 per annum, pro rata

Are you a nurse thinking about working in a different way, promoting health and wellness? 

Interested in the opportunity to work with Families and Children within the Community setting? 

This is an excellent opportunity for Registered Nurses from a variety of backgrounds and experience to develop their career in working with children and families. You will have the opportunity to deliver the Healthy Child Programme with Health Visitors, to develop skills in public health and multi-agency working to support the health needs of the children and families.

The vacancies to work with School Nurses are in Exeter, Southern and Northern areas.  
Part time applications will be considered.  

Our Public Health Nurse teams are innovative, enthusiastic and motivated to deliver the best healthy outcomes for children and families within Devon. Excellent peer-based support and supervision will be given while you develop your knowledge, skills and competence. 

You should also have evidence of recent professional development and an understanding of Community Practice and Public Health Issues.

If you have the drive and passion to influence healthy outcomes for communities and families and in doing so help make a difference to the lives of children and families then we would like to hear from you. 

Successful applicants can apply to commence an appropriate training programme in 2023 to be a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nurse). 

  • Benefits 
    - Employee Assistance Program 
    - Flexible Working Hours (Monday to Friday) 
    - NHS pension scheme 
    - Development Opportunities 
    - Perks at Work and Discounts Scheme 


  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
  • 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 ourEquality and Diversity webpages.  
  • The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc. 
  • 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
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page
  • This role requires a DBS disclosure. 

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationExeterNorth DevonEast DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    TQ9 6JE

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupNursing

  • Salary Details

    £25,655 - £31,534 per annum, pro rata

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeVariable Hours
  • Hours

    Variable Hours

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required