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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/05/2021.

Annex 21 Student Health Visitor

Job Reference: 313-A-21-94838-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Healthy Together
Annex 21 £31,365/£33,176/£33,779/£37,890

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Student Specialist Community Public Health Nurse 8 training posts available

Band 6 Salary – Agenda for change Annex 21

Initially this is a fixed term 12 months training contract and upon successful completion of the course you will be appointed to a permanent post.

Exciting opportunities have arisen to join our Healthy Together Teams as a Student Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Health Visitor.

We are seeking to grow the very best talent to help us deliver the Healthy Child Programme and our ambitious vision. If you are a highly motivated, dynamic qualified nurse or midwife then we’d love to hear from you.

We are a 0-19 service which works with children, young people and their families to deliver care close to where they live their lives – at home, in Children’s Centres, Schools and GP practices.

Our teams are full of committed and skilled people who want to deliver the best possible care for children and their families. Healthy Together offers a range of services to meet the varying needs of our service users.

You must have current NMC registration in any branch of nursing or midwifery. We will fund your Health Visitor training and on successful completion you will be awarded a BSc (Hons) at level 6 or Post Graduate Diploma at level 7 in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing in conjunction with De Montfort University for September 2021.

As the ideal candidate you will demonstrate a warm, respectful, caring and compassionate approach to delivering a flexible and responsive service for diverse and continually evolving health needs of our diverse population.

Interested applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of Community Children’s Services.

You must have current NMC registration, evidence of recent level 6 study (can be a single module), a full UK driving license and the use of a car for this role. LPT operate 2 car schemes Car Leasing and Car Salary sacrifice subject to meeting the acceptance criteria. If you already hold a lease car through another NHS employer you may be able to transfer the vehicle to LPT.

Please note – if you do not have these required essentials your application will be rejected.

Please see attached indicative JD and person spec. Please note this is currently under evaluation and we will forward applicants the revised addendum once approved.

To be shortlisted your application form will need to clearly demonstrate how you meet all the essential criteria specified in the indicative person spec.

Experience of working in the Community is preferred but not essential. Placements are based on 50% Practice within a Health Visiting team and 50% theory at University.

Further information about the course is available on the De Montfort University website or contact the course leader Deborah Millington at

Further information is also available from Kam Gill at or call 07785 714 535

Closing date 16th May 2021 or as soon as we receive sufficient application forms.

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 17th May 2021

Interviews are scheduled to take place weeks commencing 7th, 14th and 21st June.


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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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