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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/04/2021.

PH School Nurse Band 6

Job Reference: 383-CHI-2380-21

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Derby City, Derby
£31,365-£37,890 pa, pro-rata

Want to make a real difference and have a truly rewarding career? Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of ‘making a positive difference in people's lives’.

We’ve been rated ‘good’ overall by the CQC, with some outstanding services. The CQC commented at our most recent inspection on how our colleagues “treated patients with compassion and kindness” and “felt positive and proud about working for the trust.”

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of Derbyshire Healthcare and our Chief Executive, Ifti Majid, is a national advocate on these issues. We are actively seeking to increase diversity in our workforce through our recruitment activities. Selection will be on the basis of merit and we are committed to the principles of positive action, to address any imbalances of opportunity.

We are committed to ensuring that all Trust colleagues can work safely during the current Coronavirus crisis. As part of this, the Trust is reviewing job roles in relation to COVID-19 national guidance, in terms of home working, flexibility and safe practice, to ensure positive working environments for staff and the best quality services for patients. Please note that this post may be subject to adjustments in line with COVID-19 national guidance.

How would you like to provide high-quality care for our young people and future generations?

Supported by a settled, integrated team of exceptional health professionals all working towards one goal - "to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we serve" - in a service that has been awarded as Outstanding by CQC.

Are you someone who aspires to be part of a great stable service which is highly regarded as a beacon of national success for its innovative approach?

Look no further ....,

We have an opportunity for a Public Health Nurse – School Nurse who will contribute towards life changing differences for local children, working closely with relatives; carers and the wider educational system.

If you are committed to improving outcomes for children, young people and their families, we would like to hear from you.

For this post you will need to be proactive and enthusiastic.

You will be key to assessing health needs of children and young people and families.

You must be dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of children and families in Derby City and have a real commitment to using service user feedback to improve services and evidence the difference you are making.

Your role will include safeguarding responsibility and you will work in partnership with colleagues from both statutory and voluntary agencies to actively promote and develop a more integrated 0-19 Public Health System.

You will be based within a multidisciplinary team in Derby City.

As a Public Health Nurse you will demonstrate good leadership skills, be committed to developing your own practice and that of others.

You must be receptive and responsive to change and be willing to adopt and evaluate different ways of working and leading the development of more integrated systems, processes and practice.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sandra Bennett, Locality Manager, 07867 140437,


Susie Scales, Clinical Lead, 07554 112565.

We welcome discussion and or informal visits if requested.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of all our staff.

This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

Please ensure you regularly check the email account (including JUNK MAIL folders) that you use to submit your application, as any further communication regarding your application will be sent electronically.

Applications submitted via NHS Jobs will be imported into the Derbyshire Healthcare recruitment system provided by Trac systems. All information you receive about your application will be generated from the Trac recruitment system and you will not be able to track the progress of your application via NHS Jobs, or send/receive messages via NHS Jobs.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.


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DBS Check
The cost of undertaking a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure which will be deducted from your first month’s salary. The current price of a standard check is £23 and an enhanced check is £40.

We are obliged to check employment history for at least the past 3 years for successful candidates. Please ensure that the referees you provide us cover at least the past 3 years of your employment/training.



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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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.

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