To co-ordinate, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care for children and young people of school age, working in partnership with individuals, families and communities. To play a lead role in the provision of the refocused role for school nursing in Scotland. To assist in the development of services which contribute to the reduction of health inequalities and to achieve the national and local health objectives. To ensure safe, effective, client-centred care and that clinical and care governance indicators and measures are in place in accordance with national, organisational strategy, policy and procedures. To function as an independent autonomous practitioner by virtue of in-depth knowledge, expertise, proficiency and experience to lead and enable the school nursing/integrated team to provide a safe, person centred and effective quality service. You should have a Specialist Community Public Health Nursing School Nurse or Public Health Nurse Degree and you should be a registered mental health nurse with current NMC registration is essential for this post. Experience of working with children and families affected by mental health and/or child protection is beneficial. You will be responsible and accountable for the management of the caseload to ensure the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. These will be developed in partnership with children and young people, families, carers and significant others, and will be evidence based taking into consideration the lifestyle, race, gender and cultural background, and factors which impact on physical, mental or emotional health. The hours of this post will be worked Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Informal Contact Rose O'Hare, Team Leader
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