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Public Health Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 841-19-014-BJ

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Children’s & Young People’s Service
Cotswolds Locality (ability to work Countywide)
£24,214-£30,112 pro rata per annum

Be part of our team…

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust provides a range of services to Gloucestershire’s population of approximately 600,000 people. Our vision is to be the service people rely on, to understand them, and to organize their care around their lives. We value colleagues and support them to develop the skills, confidence and ambition to deliver our vision.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, open, responsible and effective. We expect all staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide.

Public Health Nurse Practitioner

Band: 5

Salary: £24,214-£30,112 pro rata per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Locations: Cotswold locality but ability to work countywide


We are seeking to recruit Registered Nurses to join an evolving and innovative team working to deliver the Health Visiting service to all young children, families and communities in the county.

We offer comprehensive preceptorship programmes, learning sets, clinical and safeguarding supervision, mentorship and ongoing opportunities for continuing professional development, including an opportunity to apply for the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse ( Health Visiting) training.

If you have a Registered Nursing qualification and are looking to join a forward thinking proactive Health Visiting team committed to improving the health outcomes of children, families and communities then please come and join us.

For informal enquiries contact Catherine Whitcombe, Health Visiting Performance and Governance Operational Lead, 0300 421 6588 or Rachel Wayman, Health Visiting Team Leader, 0300 421 8921.

This post is subject to an Enhanced BS check with a Children’s Barring List check. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service

Shortlisting Date: TBC

Interview Date: To be Confirmed.

The Trust aims to promote a culture of inclusion, where colleagues understand and celebrate the diversity and different perspectives of our service users and colleagues.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. The trust expects colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance relevant to the post.

For customer-facing roles all applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can communicate in English with confidence.

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHS jobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on 0300 421 8602.

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHS jobs followed by communication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

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.

UK Registration

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

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