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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2021.

Community Health Nurse

Job Reference: 848-BHC260-21

Employer:
Bromley Healthcare
Department:
Public Health Nursing
Location:
Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich, Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich
Salary:
£30,000 per annum

Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company providing a wide range of services including community nursing services such as district nursing, health visiting to specialist nurses, as well as therapy services for children, young people and adults. Being born from NHS Bromley’s community provider unit we have been providing community services to the people of Bromley for many years and we have a wealth of experience.

Bromley Healthcare is a great place to work. The unique way we deliver services and offer everyone who works here a voice, means that your career with us will be rewarding. Social Enterprises are a fairly new and exciting way to deliver healthcare, offering many of the traditional advantages of the NHS (such as terms and conditions, excellent training and development) with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community.

Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point, applicants from outside the NHS will receive the start point of the salary scale in line with NHS terms & conditions.

Please note that for positions that require you to drive as part of your job role we will be asking for evidence of business insurance.


Community Health Nurse (Public Health Nursing) Bexley 0 to 19, Bromley 0 to 19 and Greenwich 0 to 4

Would you like to work for an organisation that is progressive, innovative and provides quality care for families in Greenwich, Bexley and Bromley? To find out what its like to work for Bromley Healthcare please view our videos on YouTube, search for Bromley healthcare and you will get a flavour of Bromley healthcare.

The Community Health posts are new posts and part of the public health nursing workforce strategy to build a sustainable workforce for the future with strong leadership and career pathways. This is a fantastic opportunity for qualified experienced Paediatric Nurses to develop their public health nursing and safeguarding skills within a health visiting team. If you are dynamic and passionate about improving health outcomes for families and interested in becoming a Health Visitor in the future, then we would welcome your application.

There are 8 full time posts; 3 in Bexley and Bromley and 2 in Greenwich.

Please note: Post holders are required to undertake University Certificate Community Public Health Nursing short course, provided by Canterbury University. The course which comprises 2 modules (EIPH and CDA 0-19 years respectively), worth 20 credits each at level 6. Part of the learning will be face to face at the university and elements of the learning will be virtual with one day per week for 11 weeks.

As travel between sites and client’s homes is a requirement, applicants must be able to drive and have the use of a car.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy when sufficient numbers of applicants are reached.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Stilwell

Professional Development Nurse

sarahstilwell@nhs.net

 

 




We are passionate about caring for our service users, and their family and friends, and the wellbeing of our colleagues. That's why it's a requirement for everyone joining in a regulated/patient facing role at Bromley Healthcare to have been fully vaccinated against Covid19 or to hold a qualifying exemption. Applicants are further advised that it is a condition of employment that evidence of vaccination status is provided.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome and encourage applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion /belief, sexual orientation or age. We are especially keen to increase Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation across Bromley Healthcare, especially at senior levels.

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the closing date, if we have received a sufficient number of applications.

All offers of new employment with Bromley Healthcare are subject to a six month probation period

Bromley Healthcare uses the recruitment platform TRAC systems to administer all stages of the recruitment process.

You are advised to regularly check your emails (including any junk mail/spam folders) for correspondence related to this post. If you have not been contacted within 10 days of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment process on this occasion.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK will not be considered alongside other applications. Non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.


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.


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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UK Registration

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



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