Lincolnshire County Council has an exciting opportunity for a Practice Supervisor to lead and manage the East Lindsey South Children's Health Team. We need a Practice Supervisor who is dynamic and forward thinking with experience and expert knowledge in the delivery of the healthy child programme, someone who can provide knowledge, support and care to the team and build on the excellent service that the team already delivers.
About The Role
The revised Healthy Child Programme is Public Health Nurse led and we are seeking interest from those who have a vision of how the changes can be applied in practice to ensure impact and secure improved outcomes. Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we believe that children, young people, and families deserve outstanding care. As an integrated Children's Services Team, at the forefront of innovation. We need dynamic and forward-thinking people to help us further embed successes and actively continue to improve and innovate.
Promoting and developing integrated approaches to care is integral to the role. The Practice Supervisor will work alongside and support integration with our wider Children's Services colleagues in Social Care, Early Help and Early Years, to ensure the population in Lincolnshire receive timely and appropriate intervention from the most appropriate source.
The Practice Supervisor will continue to develop the successful integration of children’s services within the locality and work sensitively with colleagues from the integrated team.
About The Team
The East Lindsey South Children’s Health Team includes Health Visitors and Family Health Workers who are based in primarily in Holmeleigh Horncastle and have a satellite base at Roseberry House Skegness. The team covers the areas of Horncastle, Tattershall, Coningsby, Spilsby, Skegness, Wainfleet and surrounding villages. The team is very close knit, warm and supportive of each other. They have very positive relationships with other members of Children’s Services including social care, early help, children’s centre staff and early years services. The team has the advantage of being co-located. The teams are integrated and provide early help and support so that the children of East Lindsey South can thrive and achieve their potential.
The successful candidate will need to hold current registration with NMC and be a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse. Along with this we need the following skills/attributes;
- Confident and competent and have the ability to manage and implement change.
- Provide knowledge, support and care to the team and build on the excellent service that the team already delivers.
- Provide evidence of both experience and expert knowledge of the priorities within Public Health agendas, with specific insight into the needs and key priorities for families residing within Lincolnshire.
- Confident and competent in both children's and adult's safeguarding legislation, practice and procedures in order to actively engage in multi-agency meetings, discussions and escalation of safeguarding concerns.
- Previous experience of safeguarding supervision would be beneficial.
- An understanding of clinical governance and must be able to articulate how they apply processes and practices, which evidence how their staff and the organisation meet the requirements to be safe, caring, responsive, effective and well led.
- An ability to think analytically, fact find to enable reporting and timely escalation.
- Utilises a restorative approach which promotes a shared vision of service priorities within the organisation.
About Our Offer
Along with a competitive salary we are offering;
- A Contributory pension
- Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
- Flexible working policies
- Career progression opportunities
- A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more
Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure
PLEASE NOTE: It is imperative that your covering letter/personal statement clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role as set out in the Job Description (attached on LCC jobs Site) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the team, and the wider County Council.
Applications Close on 29/11/2022
Interviews provisionally arranged 14/12/2022 and 15/12/2022