|Healthy Child Programme Officer- Haringey council|
|Salary:||£372.40 per week|
|Date Posted:||19 March 2018|
|Vacancy Type:||LCIP Internship|
Job Title for Placement: Healthy Child Programme Officer
Start/end date of placement (approx): As soon as possible for 6 months
The role of the Intern is to provide high-level support in an area that requires a short-term resource.
The role is for Haringey Council.
Other key people/teams with whom the graduate would be working:
Public Health – Assistant Director Public Health, Children and Young People commissioners, Public Health
Children’s Services - Early Help team and the Early Years Quality Team
Commissioning Unit – Early Years Commissioner
Whittington Health NHS Trust- Health Visiting Service and School Nursing
Haringey Clinical Commissioning Group – Primary Care Team
Public Health is concerned with improving the overall health and wellbeing of communities and addressing inequalities. It encompasses three broad areas of work and diverse activities:
Public Health’s priorities are linked to the Corporate Plan particularly Priorities 1, 2 and 3.
The majority of the public health grant is spent on commissioning health improvement programmes and clinical/treatment services.
The Public Health Team are working on a number of programmes linked to multi-agency ‘whole system’ service redesign and commissioning e.g. the Healthy Child Programme implementation across Haringey, Healthy Schools Programme and Healthy Early Years.
Describe the projects the intern will be working on, including specific responsibilities?
Haringey’s Public Health Team is responsible for commissioning a school nursing service, health visiting and the Family Nurse Partnership programme with an annual value of this commissioning responsibility to be over £4.8million.
The intern will have the opportunity to shape and implement a transformation programme covering;
This exciting programme of work is an essential part in delivering Priority 1 of the Corporate Plan – To give every child the best start in life along with being part of the Children’s Services Early Help programme.
In order to deliver the universal 5-19 years’ healthy child programme the intern will work on;
Would suit a candidate with a degree in Social Sciences, Social Policy, Health Studies or similar
£372.40 per week
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