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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/02/2020.

Specialist Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor)

Job Reference: 825-SCHT3198

Employer:
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Department:
0-19 - North / South Shropshire
Location:
Shropshire
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pro rata,pa

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust values your application and we are committed to making your recruitment experience as enjoyable as possible. You may be contacted by the Recruitment Team following your interview as we would like to use your application for other suitable roles in various locations across the Trust.


This is an exciting time for the Public Health Nursing Service in Shropshire. Successful candidates will be part of a dynamic team who are committed to improving outcomes for children and young people through service transformation and partnership working.

We have vacancies in the North Shropshire and South Shropshire Public Health Nursing Service Health Visiting teams, covering Oswestry and Ludlow areas.

We are proud of the quality of our service provision and welcome innovation and staff who embrace change.

The Trust has a commitment to clinical supervision/professional support and staff are actively encouraged to contribute to the continuing development of the service. To this end we are excited to be involved in the development of multi-agency hubs with our partners, to improve how we offer support to Shropshire families.

The successful applicants can expect exposure to a varied workload, close liaison with multiagency colleagues in local authority and children’s centre teams, plus opportunities to develop professional skills/ knowledge through the use of personal development plans.

The Trust is a family friendly employer, and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

  • For further information or an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Jayne Christie, Locality Lead North Shropshire Public Health Nursing Team on 07775 633357 or Gwyneth Bowyer. Locality Lead South Shropshire Public Health Nursing Team on 07826 901971



*** Important information regarding DBS checks *** If the position being applied for requires a DBS check to be undertaken on you, you are required to pay the fee for the DBS check which is £50.00 for an Enhanced check and £30.00 for a Standard check

The Trust supports a no smoking policy.

Childcare voucher schemes are available

Staff who are new to the NHS will normally start on the bottom increment of the payscale advertised. From 1st April 2019 new starters to the NHS or those promoted to a new role will be subject to pay progression arrangements as contained in Annex 23 of Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions.

BANK: If you are applying for a bank position, please ensure you are able to meet the minimum shift requirements:

  • Clinical Bank Workers – To ensure professional practice and competence is up to date a minimum of 6 assignments must be undertaken in each period of 3 months and you must attend any training you are notified of. It is your responsibility to provide evidence that your professional practice is up to date.
  • Non-clinical Bank WorkersA minimum of 1 assignment must be undertaken in a 6 month period and you must attend any training you are notified of.


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, 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.

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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