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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/08/2020.

Family Nurse

Job Reference: 267-CH2560104

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Oxfordshire Family Nurse Partnership Team
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Oxfordshire Family Nurse Partnership team. Are you a health visitor, school health nurse, midwife or family nurse wanting to really make a difference? Are you flexible and willing to take on a new role with the ability to learn quickly and adapt well to a new working environment?

We have a 33.5 hour, permanent vacancy. The post will continue to deliver the service to Oxford City and South Oxfordshire, working intensively with up to 25 families delivering the Family Nurse Partnership Programme.

We are looking for experienced, warm, enthusiastic, innovative, flexible practitioners with a diverse set of clinical skills including a passion for the ideals that the Family Nurse Partnership offers. Extensive training will be provided from the Department of Health which will involve residential training days throughout the year. This is a county wide service and the ability to travel and flexibility will be expected.

It will be helpful if you are available for FNP Foundations Training which will be delivered virtually, in September.

Interview date 24.8.2020 at East Oxford Health Centre.

Due to the current covid restrictions we wont be showing people around the office, or meeting face to face .

We anticipate the interviews will take place face to face, but this may change pending further increased infections in the area.

Own car or access to alternative travel for business use is essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sally Godwin [Supervisor] will be on annual leave from 3.8.2020-17.8.2020 or 01865 904145

Merry Patel [Family Nurse] will be available for this period , and works Tuesday to Friday. She will be seeing clients, so please bear this in mind or 07887 830675

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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.

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

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