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Band 5 Healthy Child Programme Nurse 0-19

Job Reference: 313-A-21-98364-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Healthy Together Team

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.

Band 5 – Healthy Child Programme Nurse 0-19.

Exciting opportunities have arisen to join our Healthy Together Teams within 0-5 health visiting and 5 -19 school nursing services. Our teams work within Public Health Nursing to deliver the Healthy Child Programme. We are pleased to offer full and part time job opportunities across Leicester City, working within skill mixed teams. Our core working hours are 8.30am-5pm Monday-Friday.

We would love to meet you if you are an enthusiastic and self-motivated Registered Nurse who has experience of working with children, young people, and families. We are a 0-19 service, our teams are busy, high achieving, supportive and dynamic in the delivery of our service that we provide close to where our families and children live their lives.


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 giving children the best start in life and to reach 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 offer a range of services to meet the varying needs of the local population, which includes our well-developed digital offer. This includes the award winning ‘Chat Health’ text messaging service, which is available to parents, as well as 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.


The successful candidates will be flexible team players and role models who are able to demonstrate a willingness to lead, support and implement change. To achieve this, you will be committed to working in partnership with other key agencies, and supporting Public Health Nurses, leading developments in local communities. We are looking for people with energy and enthusiasm, as well as a high level of professional skill, knowledge of the current health agenda and a drive to change. In return you will be supported through preceptorship with an extensive training programme. We offer excellent development opportunities and have an ethos of ‘Grow Your Own’ that can lead to the preparation and progression to the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing course.

Please add to your application where you would like to start your journey with Healthy Together, either in the 0-5 or 5-19 teams.


Please see job description and person specification for full details. Details of qualifications and experience need to be clearly evidenced within your application form.


You will need a full driving license and use of a car for this role. Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust operates two car schemes Car, Leasing and Car salary sacrifice subject to meeting the acceptance criteria.


All posts are subject to a 6-month probationary period.


Interviews will take place on Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd  November 2021


For further information please contact either:

Karen Salisbury – Clinical Team Leader 5-19 on 07467681283 or

Clare Walters – Clinical Team Leader 0-5 on 07768536348



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

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

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

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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