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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/06/2021.

Band 5 Healthy Child Programme Nurse 5-19 (School Nurse)

Job Reference: 313-A-21-96402-NAS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicestershire County and Rutland
£24,907- £30,615

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.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Healthy Child Programme Nurse– Healthy Together School Nursing


Exciting opportunities have arisen to join Healthy Together 5 -19 teams, working within Public Health Nursing to deliver the 5 -19 Healthy Child Programme. We are pleased to offer a number of posts both full and part time across Leicestershire County and Rutland. Our core working hours are 8.30am-5pm Monday-Friday. All year round, we have posts available for 4 or 5 working days.

We would love to meet you if you are an enthusiastic and self-motivated nurse who has experience of working with children, young people and families. 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.

Public Health Nursing is a discipline of its own which seeks to promote and protect the health of our population. We do this by promoting healthy lifestyles and reducing the likelihood of ill-health through delivery of the Healthy Child Programme. Public Health Nursing is central to supporting children and young people to achieve their full potential. We offer early intervention as physical and mental health issues emerge; referring to specialist services as required.

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 the local population.

Healthy Together has a well developed digital offer including the award-winning ‘Chat Health’ text messaging services which are available to both parents, as well as to young people of secondary school age. We use SystmOne as our Electronic Patient Record and we are continually developing this to capture the great work our teams do.

You will be supported through preceptorship and an extensive training programme covering areas such as sexual health, protective behaviours, Solihull, safeguarding and emotional health and well-being.


Your application will need to evidence the qualifications required for the role within the person specification.

You will need a full UK driving license and use of a car for this role. The Trust operate 2 car schemes Car Leasing and Car Salary Sacrifice subject to meeting the acceptance criteria.

We've put together a video about what School Nursing is at LPT. Click onto the attachment titled "School Nursing" to have a look.


For further information please contact either :

Catherine (Alex) Yeomanson Clinical Team Leader for school nursing in Leicestershire County and Rutland on:

Tel 07810637786 - Email: or

Lindsey Franks, Lead Practice Teacher School Nursing on:

Tel 07810831190 - Email:




Interviews will take place on Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th June 2021.

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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