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Our Roles

Team Supervisors are experienced Senior Public Health Nurses who supervise and manage the Family Health Plus Team and are responsible for the day to day management and supervision of the staff .They have additional knowledge and skills in safeguarding supervision , ensuring safeguarding practice is followed, and that staff receive safeguarding supervision to ensure children are safe and risk is shared and escalated.

Team Coordinators are experienced Public Health Nurses who coordinate and manage the Family Health Team. They are responsible for the day to day service delivery ensuring mandated review targets are being met for Universal and Universal Plus Low clients, and staff are mobilised to deliver clinics, reviews and early intervention. The Team Coordinators are integral to practice and policy development in Health Visiting and School Nursing. This role requires excellent team management, delegation and partnership skills with the community and voluntary sector, Early Help Teams and Family Hubs.

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School Nurses are Specialist Community Public Health Nurses who work with school aged children and young people and their families.The School Nurse role is to maintain school placement for all children and young people and enable them to reach their individual academic potential through identification and assessment of health needs, interpreting the impact of these needs in the educational setting and intervening appropriately. They promote physical and emotional health and well -being, keep children safe and support those with complex and additional health and wellbeing needs to access education.

Community Nurses are qualified Registered Nurses who can be for example from an adult, child or mental health background, They provide essential additional skills to the Health Visitors and School Nurses, and  complement their existing knowledge and skills by completing service competencies. The Nurses provide the additional health skills in the team with delegated caseloads and access supervision from their Health Visitor or School Nurse line manager.

Family Health and School Health Workers have a variety of children’s focused qualifications and backgrounds and complement their existing knowledge and skills by completing service competencies. They provide essential additional skills in the teams to support Health Visitors and School Nurses deliver the service and support individual care plans to children, young people and families as well as delivering school health zones, health promotion, clinics and the National Child Measurement Programme.