Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/10/2020.

Band 6 - Specialist Practitioner – Health Visitor

Job Reference: 074-B5438

CSH Surrey
Childrens and families
Epsom, Elmbridge and Spelthorne Boroughs
£30,401- £37,267 + 5% HCA

CSH Surrey is Surrey’s largest and longest established NHS community services provider (since 2006). We are part of the NHS, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe ‘High Cost Allowance’ of 5%.

Our nurses, therapists and support staff provide adult community health services in the mid and north west Surrey areas, and children’s community health services for the whole of the county. Together we serve a population of more than 1 million people.

In June 2017 our services received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with ‘Outstanding’ for how caring our teams are.

We provide excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes. We also offer a supportive preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and a well-established rotational programme for therapists. Our nurses and therapists also benefit from access to bespoke clinical skills courses.

If you want to be part of a passionate, person-focused community service, apply to CSH Surrey today!

Band 6

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – Heath Visitor

This is an exciting challenge for a motivated and innovative Health Visitor to join our experienced skill mixed 0-19 teams based at Ashford , Epsom and Molesey Clinics. The Health Visiting Team are looking for individuals to work within Spelthorne, Epsom and Elmbridge Boroughs supporting families from various ethnicities including ethnic minorities such as Asian and Eastern European families and Gypsy, Roma and traveller families.

Part and full times positions available. Flexible working options may be available depending on needs of service.

Working between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

The ideal candidate for our team would be a clinical practitioner with leadership and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. We look for individuals with a strong approach to teamwork, those who demonstrate initiative, a good understanding of children, young people and their families and ability to support families from a diverse population within the boroughs.

Our team offers a good leadership structure, friendly working team, good admin support; skill mixed team and professional support by the team. We also have good working relationships with partner agencies such as midwifery colleagues from acute hospitals, social care, safeguarding and colleagues from Surrey County Council at the family centres.

We are committed to professional development, have an invigorating training plan and an active health visitor forum.We have an excellent preceptorship model to support newly qualified health visitors. Our training covers safeguarding, clinical skills and knowledge and we also work closely with the Institute of Health Visiting where we are offered courses in Parent Infant Mental Health.

To those looking for career and self-development, we offer strong Leadership Programmes. You will also be supported by our clinical specialists, clinical team leaders, service managers and our safeguarding team to provide excellent professional practice and to further develop your skills and knowledge.

For more information on our team please contact Caroline Hornby, Clinical Service Manager on 07507 642974

Recruitment - Golden Hello

Successful applicants, who have not worked for CSH within the last 12 months, will receive an amount of £2000 paid in two instalments: - £1000 upon commencement and a further £1000 following successful completion of probation. These payments are pro-rata for part- time posts. Payments will be subject to tax and NI National Insurance in the usual way.We don’t operate Golden Hellos for Band 7 or Band 8 posts, Bank posts or fixed term contracts.

Applicable to:

• Community Qualified Nurses,

• Community Hospital Qualified Nurse

• Paediatric Occupational Therapists

• Immunisation Team Nurses

• Paediatric Physio and Speech & Language Therapists

• Health Visitors located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge*

• School Nurses located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge*

• Speech and Language Therapists**

• Occupational Therapists**

*Walton Heath Centre and Molesey Clinic - Elmbridge Borough; Epsom Clinic - Epsom/Ewell Borough; Ashford Clinic - Spelthorne Borough

** For Surrey Downs Health and Care contract only

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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. The UK Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website. Please note that this may not be applicable for all posts.

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.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo