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Friday 06 January 2017
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Health Screener

Band 3

Main area
Childrens Services
Band 3
Permanent Term Time Only Contract
Part time 22.5 per week (term time only)
Job ref
£16,968 - £19,852 per annum pro rata
26/07/2018 23:59

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Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are committed to working alongside the people who use our services, to help them lead meaningful and satisfying lives.
We believe in compassionate, patient-centred care. Each member of staff has a part to play in supporting the people who use our services. But don't just take our word for it, visit our website to watch our "We are Derbyshire Healthcare" video to see what our staff, service receivers, carers and members have to say about the Trust.  Also, to find out more about our Trust and Derbyshire as a great place to work and live please visit our recruitment site via www.derbyshirehealthcarejobs.co.uk



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health Screener to join the Derby City Screening Team. This role forms part of the wider 0-19 team and works in close partnership with education, Public Health Teams, and other agencies. The role focuses on the delivery of screening in line with the Healthy Child and Screening Programmes predominately within the school setting.
Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (DHcFT) are part of an innovative partnership with Ripplez CIC, and Derby Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust to create Derby City Integrated Healthcare Partnership. The partnership delivers an integrated 0-19 model of care for children, young people and their families.

The post holder will have experience of working with children and young people, be enthusiastic and motivated, have excellent communication skills, and be IT literate and target driven in order to meet the needs of the service. The post holder will work under the Supervision of a Public Health Practitioner and participate in the planning and evaluation of screening activities. They will play a vital part in identifying any concerns with children and young people and support them and their families with referrals to appropriate agencies as required. The post holder will also work as part of a team to maintain records and input data using IT systems.

**Please note this post is based on a term time only contract in order to meet service delivery.**

DHcFT offers fantastic training and development opportunities. The post holder will have regular supervision and opportunity to develop new skills. There is a wealth of training on offer within our service and many learning opportunities.

If you are passionate about improving health outcomes for children and young people and would like to be part of our integrated service then we would love to hear from you.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Leanne Millard 07917489168