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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/03/2020.

Band 5 Healthy Child Programme Nurse 0-19

Job Reference: 313-A-20-80276-KW

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Healthy Together
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland
Salary:
£24,214 / £26,220 / £27,260 / £28,358 / £30,112

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Band 5 Healthy Child Programme Nurse

Exciting opportunities have arisen to join Healthy Together teams, working within Public Health Nursing to deliver the Healthy Child Programme. There are opportunities available across Leicestershire County and City across a number of areas.

We would love to meet you if you are an enthusiastic and self-motivated Registered Nurse who has significant experience of working with children, young people and families.

Public health nursing is a discipline of its own which seeks to promote and protect the health of our population. We do this by promoting healthy lifestyles and reducing the likelihood of ill-health through delivery of the Healthy Child Programme. Public health nursing is central to giving children the best start in their lives. We offer early intervention as physical and mental health issues emerge.

We are a 0-19 service which works with children, young people and their families to deliver care close to where they live their lives – at home, in Children’s Centres, school and GP practices.

Our teams are full of committed and skilled people who want to deliver the best possible care for children and their families. Healthy Together offers a range of services to meet the varying needs of the local population.

One example of this is LPT’s public health websites tailored to different age groups, such as Health for Under 5s. As a Health Visitor, it’s great to be able to signpost new and expectant mums to a whole range of online resources, such as our Bumps to Babies antenatal programme, or weaning and portion size advice. There’s also the award-winning ‘Chat Health’ text messaging services which are available to both parents, as well as to young people of secondary school age.

We use SystmOne as our Electronic Patient Record and we are continually developing this to capture the great work our teams do.

Initially (for up to the first eighteen months) you will focus on either the 0-5 or 5-19 age groups, to make sure your knowledge is secure and you feel confident before moving to work across 0-19.

You will be supported through preceptorship and an extensive training programme covering areas such as sexual health, protective behaviours, Solihull, childhood nutrition and breastfeeding.

We really want to “grow our own” future public health nurses and so there will be opportunities to apply to enter onto a funded university course to become a Band 6 Specialist Community Public Health Nurse

You will need a full UK driving license and use of a car for this role.

All posts are subject to a 6 month probationary period.

These roles attract an incentive payment which pays £2000 over three years:

  • 6 months £500
  • 18 months £500
  • 36 months £1000
  • (Subject to tax and NI and non-pensionable)
  • Scheme rules apply which will be provided at interview

Please see job description and person specification for full details. Details of qualifications and experience need to be clearly evidenced within your application form.

For further information please contact: Siobhan.stack@leicspart.nhs.uk 07826923423 or Sarah. Ward2@leicspart.nhs.uk 07879430060

 




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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