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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/07/2020.

Health Visitor (Specialist Community Public Health Nurse)

Job Reference: 448-RCRHCCS253HB1004C

Employer:
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Department:
Health Visiting
Location:
Bedfordshire and Luton
Salary:
£31,365-£37,890

We are rated "Outstanding" by CQC with an annual budget of £125 million, the Trust's vision is to provide high quality care to the diverse communities we serve to make their lives better. You can find out more about our vision, values and objectives on our website or from the "additional documentation" menu on this page.

We believe that community based health services are fundamental to the success of an NHS that gives people more choice and control over their health.


Health Visitor - Specialist Community Public Health Nurse

Band: AfC Band6

Salary scale: £31,365-£37,890

(Posts in Luton attract an additional 4% for newly qualified, 6% with 1 + years experience)

Hours: Full-time or part-time

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Various across Bedfordshire and Luton

0-19 Services across Bedfordshire and Luton are looking to recruit experienced, highly motivated, enthusiastic, forward thinking Health Visitors to join our Health Visiting Services.

The post holders will work in collaboration with the Locality Team Manager in the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme, actively promoting and improving health outcomes by addressing inequalities and inequities in health care for a defined population. You will work within a skill mix team across the 0-19 Service, and in collaboration with colleagues to facilitate a culture of learning and reflective practice, Building Community Capacity through improved partnership working with GPs, Children Centres and a variety of voluntary and statutory partners.


All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and promoting their welfare, and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check.

Please note all our recruitment is carried out through NHS Jobs, so you are advised to regularly check your emails (including junk folders) for any correspondence (interview letter and any other type of correspondence) relating your application for this post.

Ability to travel independently between site, often at short notice with equipment is essential.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Melanie Hayes

0-19 Service Manager, Bedfordshire

Tel. 07415 200843

melanie.hayes3@nhs.net

or Luton 0-19 Duty Team Lead

0333 405 0087

Closing Date: 17.07.2020

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£44 for an Enhanced Check or £27 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month's salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager. This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and is in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.

 




As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed which may include a Disclosure and Barring check and where the position requires you to drive as part of your everyday duties, you will be asked to validate your driving licence online via the DVLA. We will also use technology to ensure the documents you provide are genuine.

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£44 for an Enhanced Check or £27 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager. This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

ALL CORRESPONDENCE relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form. Some servers automatically send e-mails to your junk mail so please check as well as your in box. If you have not been invited to an interview with 2 weeks of the closing date, please be advised that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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