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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/05/2021.

Health Visiting/ Family Nurse (Family Nurse Partnership)

Job Reference: 824-CHD-5747

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Health Visiting
£45,780 - £51,393 PA Inc. HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster and Hertfordshire - Watford, St Albans, Potters Bar, Hemel Hempstead, Harpenden.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for three full time Family Nurses to join the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) Team to work within Wandsworth. These posts are currently 12 month fixed term contracts, with the scope of an extension. FNP trained applicants is preferable but not essential, as full training will be provided by the FNP National Unit.


The Family Nurse Partnership is an evidenced based home visiting programme for first time mothers. The programme is designed to support and improve the health, wellbeing and social outcomes of young mothers and their children.


This is a specialist role which requires high standards of professional practice, excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.


The Post holder is required to be a registered Nurse, Midwife or Health Visitor, have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the community and with complex families. A sound knowledge of safeguarding and the Healthy Start Programme is desirable. Candidate must have access to a car.


The post holder will be committed to principles and core model elements of the Family Nurse Partnership Programme.


The Interviews will be held the week commencing the 17/05/2021. The interview will be in the form of an assessment, including an unseen presentation. This will be followed by a virtual panel interview consisting of; the FNP Supervisor, The Wandsworth Locality Lead and the Named Nurse for Safeguarding. An FNP Client may also be present.


The successful candidates (if not already FNP qualified) will be required to complete training. If training can be face to face this will be held at Yarnfield Park Centre, Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 0NL (which we are hopeful of) it will be 12th-16th July 2021. If it turns out training needs to be virtual the dates will be 12th-14th July 2021and then 19th-21st July 2021.


Applicants need not apply if unable to take part in this training. We will not be able to offer a different date during the time of the fixed term/secondment therefore, you would not be able to complete the training fully.


Secondment for internal and fixed term contract for external candidates.

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

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.

UK Registration

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

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