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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/06/2022.

Community Nursery Nurse

Job Reference: 449-CSP558

Solent NHS Trust
Community Health Services
£22,549 - £24,882 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Are you a Nursery Nurse with a current a N.N.E.B./ BTEC Diploma in Child Care or NVQ in Child Care level 3 or equivalent?

Would you like to work in the community?

Do you want to improve outcomes for children and support the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme in Portsmouth?

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic nursery nurse who is passionate about children’s health and development to be part of our well-established Community Health Nurse (CHN) and School Health Nursing Teams. As a Nursery Nurse you will have a mentor to guide and support you, coordinating and enabling a successful transfer of existing experience and knowledge, whilst also gaining new skills necessary to become a competent, autonomous Community Nursery Nurse.

As a Community Nursery Nurse, you will be offered an induction and comprehensive training to ensure you are able to safely deliver aspects of the Universal offer of The Healthy Child Programme (2009). This is an evidence-based approach that makes a real difference to children’s lives during their most important years.

You will work with children and families, within the home, clinic setting or school/nursery, to assess children health and child development to identify and support parents who require additional support.

You will be expected to facilitate group sessions via zoom and face to face.

So, if you are a qualified Nursery Nurse and passionate about Public Health and would like to improve outcomes for children, then we would love to hear from you!

We welcome informal discussions and any enquiries, please contact Claire Blackshaw on Telephone 07786 126366 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)

Job Specific Location/Base -Portsmouth

Hours per week :Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Please note a car user is essential for this role.

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders. Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

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