Specialist Community Public Health Nurses
Devon County Council
We are looking for registered School Nurses (SCPHN) who are innovative, motivated, and enthusiastic, and want to make a real difference improving outcomes for children and families in Devon. You will work within a corporate teams and be rostered to work in the Single Point of Access hub covering a defined geographical area. Led by Team Leaders and with the support of various dedicated health professionals, including Health visitors, School nurses and community health workers we strive to deliver an excellent service to the Children, young people and their families living in our Community.
You will be required to lead and manage changing and challenging work load priorities. You will work in close partnership with community, voluntary and statutory agencies; multiagency working and safeguarding children will be an integral part of your role.
3,425 children in receipt of a social work service
684 children in care
450 children subject to child protection plans
243 families supported by Devon’s Troubled Families Programme
Social work as a career in Devon
We consult closely with service users to develop effective systems and partnerships allowing us to deliver the right service at the right time improving outcomes and life chances for children and young people.
We have a core set of principles which underpin the delivery of our children’s services in Devon. We believe that children are best brought up in families and we will support families to find their own solutions. Services will be shaped by all and children and families will always know where they stand with us.
Fulfilling children and young peoples’ mental, physical, social and emotional needs
Ensuring that children are the focus of our work and their voices must be central and heard in the work we do
Ensuring that outcomes meet the children's safeguarding needs