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Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Health Visitor

Job Reference: 453-20-2211159

Employer:
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Health Visiting
Location:
Various, Yorkshire & Humber Region
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112pa pro rata

We are committed to providing high quality care for the people of Bradford, Airedale and Craven. Are You?

As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual’s needs.


An exciting career opportunity to train as a Public Health Nurse - Health Visitor in Yorkshire

 

Health Education England, a number of health care providers from across West Yorkshire and Leeds Beckett University are undertaking a regional campaign to recruit registered nurses or midwives to undertake a Public Health Nurse-Health Visitor training programme to start in September 2020.

 

You must have a current Nursing or Midwifery registration and hold a first degree in a relevant subject (2:2 or above) OR Leeds Beckett University may be able to consider your experience as equivalence to a degree by completing Professional Portfolio Development module.

 

If you successfully obtain a place on the programme you will be seconded onto the course by one of the Sponsor Employers who offer Practice Placements or by your own employer if they also provide Health Visiting Placements. Subject to confirmation, students on this course are eligible for a paid salary and will have their course fees paid by the NHS.


Due to the nature of this role, it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes throughout the course. Where necessary, adjustments will be made in accordance with the Equality Act.

 

Application Process 2020:

 

We are recruiting with trusts in the region, listed below.

 

The options for sponsor organisations may include the following, information on each of these organisations is available via the relevant links. We will advise what placements are available at interview.

 

  • Bradford District Care NHS Trust (Wakefield placement opportunities)
  • Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
  • Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Locala Community Partnerships

 

For information regarding the Health Visiting course content and structure - please see the Online Prospectus here

Your application must also include:

  • Details of an academic reference and a professional reference
  • Evidence that you have a health related Honours degree at 2:2 or above or provide evidence that you have completed or are currently studying the Leeds Beckett Professional Portfolio Development module through which your equivalent experience can be assessed
  • Your recent engagement in CPD activities, including the level and its relevance to your application to a Postgraduate course
  • Evidence that you meet the criteria set out in the Person Specification
  • EITHER
    • Confirmation of your employment with the trust you are applying to and of having your managers support

OR

  • Your sponsor/placement choice ranked in order of preference

 

The closing date for all applications is Wednesday 26th February 2020

 

Please note that due to an anticipated high number of applications, there will not be an option to change the date or time of your interview if you are shortlisted.

 

Interview Date:

w/c 18th May 2020

  • You will receive notification of the outcome of your application by Friday 3rd April 2020

 

  • You will receive notification of the outcome of your interview by Friday 12th June 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Leeds Beckett Admissions directadmissions@leedsbeckett.ac.uk




We manage candidates’ applications through the trac.jobs recruitment system. This means that all of the information provided in your application form will be securely transferred from NHS Jobs following submission, and it will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided.

Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, 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 Visas and Immigration department 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 Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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