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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/02/2021.

SCPHN - Health Visitor

Job Reference: 150-KW5197-CSS-A

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Health Visiting, Community Nursing
Zachary Merton Hospital or Tree House Children and Family Centre, Rustington or Bognor Regis

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

We're looking for enthusiastic, innovative and motivated Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitors to join our 0-5 Healthy Child Programme teams, based in Rustington and Bognor Regis. We have a full time vacancy in each team and are willing to offer part time posts.

Our Healthy Child Programme teams offer a proactive approach to delivering the Healthy Child Programme, working in partnership with school nurses, early help staff at children and family centres and multi-agency teams to deliver the best outcomes for children.

Our service in West Sussex has achieved full Unicef UK Baby Friendly accreditation and we recently received the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Gold Award. Staff joining our team receive two days' infant feeding training, along with promotional guides training and speech and language training.

SCFT offers excellent support to staff with regular high quality supervision, wellbeing support and opportunities for personal and professional development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rustington: Rachel Marks

Team Lead, Healthy Child Programme

Additional contact information

Bognor Regis:

Sam Geddes,

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