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Public Health Nurse

Job Reference: 841-19-138-AJ

Employer:
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Department:
Childrens & Young People's ServicePublic Health
Location:
Gloucester - Rikenel
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112

In September 2017, we announced that our Trust Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust and 2Gether NHS Foundation Trust (2gether) were planning to join. From October 2019, we hope to be one organisation providing integrated community mental health, physical health and learning disabilities services. The new Trust will be called Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust.

We are already working closely together but the benefits we really want for our communities can best be achieved if we become a single trust, delivering outstanding integrated physical and mental health care.

The aim of the proposed merger is to improve our services and ensure we are providing the most appropriate and seamless information, support and treatment for people with mental health issues, physical health problems or learning disabilities. It will mean we can help people as a ‘whole person’, not just separate conditions or symptoms. As healthcare professionals in the new Trust, you will be able to ensure better outcomes for service users which we know is really important to all clinical, medical and support professionals alike. For colleagues, it will also provide more opportunity to develop and realise your potential.

While our overall name will become Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, services in Herefordshire will be given their own, separate, name, which will be Herefordshire Mental Health and Learning Disability Services.

The details of the merger will be finalised early September and the Trusts hope to be one organisation from 1st October 2019.

Both Trusts are high performing with ‘good’ CQC ratings and strong financial foundations.


Public Health Nurse Practitioner

Band: 5

Salary: £24,214-£30,112 pro rata.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Locations: Gloucester Locality but ability to work countywide

JOIN US IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE FOR A DIVERSE AND EXCITING COMMUNITY NURSING CAREER

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 Louise Alexander, Health Visiting Performance and Governance Operational Lead, 01452 859225 or Joan James Health Visiting Team Leader, 01452 895226

Shortlisting date: 19th July 2019

Expected Interview date: 16th August 2019

 

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




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 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, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade.
Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Applicants should note that all appointments to 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (excluding Medical Staffing appointments) are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.


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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