Job overview

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community Anchor Liaison Lead within the Wakefield District Childrens 0-19 Public Health Nursing Service.

This role will engage and empower local communities in identifying their health and wellbeing needs and being part of the solution in addressing these needs.

Our vision is to build strong and thriving communities where everyone has good health and wellbeing, that children grow up feeling happy healthy and safe . No one organisation can meet this challenge on its own, so we need to work in partnership with families and communities, voluntary and other statutory organisations.

This post does not require a nursing qualification and is a new public health role within the 0-19 Service to support integrated delivery of the 0-19 healthy child programme through collaborative working with key delivery partners including the Voluntary Community Social Enterprise Sector.

Main duties of the job

As part of the management team, the post holder will promote integrated and collaborative working and relationships with key partners to develop place based care, ensure the best use of resources, and address health inequalities as is a key priority within this role.

Excellent people management skills, engagement skills, relationship building skills and resilience are required for this role.

The post holder will support the clinical and management team in developing and driving a culture of continuous quality improvement as well as ensuring teams are delivering high quality services efficiently.

Areas of specific Responsibility include:

Lead the Team to enable Children, Young People and Families, and communities to identify shared priorities and support the development of locally led initiatives to build stronger, safer and resilient communities empowered to promote protective factors to physical and mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Working for our organisation

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.

  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition – as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing – we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits – We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.