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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2020.

0-5 Healthy Child Programme Team Lead

Job Reference: 150-SF4245-CWS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Healthy Child Programme
Quadrant Lancing Business Park, East Worthing
£37,570-£43,772 pa (pro rata)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

We are seeking a Health Visitor Team Lead to manage a 0-5 Healthy Child Programme team in East Worthing, West Sussex.

We have an exciting opportunity for dynamic SCPHN - Health Visitor who wishes to maintain a clinical role whilst developing management and supervision skills and leading a team forward in line with the Healthy Child Programme, including local and national priorities.

The 0-5 Healthy Child Programme team includes Health Visitors, Staff Nurses, Community Nursery Nurses and our invaluable admin staff.

The Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust Healthy Child Programme has full UNICEF Baby Friendly accreditation and our Health Visitors are trained in the use of the scheme's promotional guides. We are currently also ensuring all our 0-5 clinical staff receive Institute of Health Visiting speech and language training.

You will receive a full induction and have a peer mentor . You will be supported by an Area Manager and your local colleagues. There are monthly Team Lead meetings and integrated meetings with colleagues from the local authority.

If you are ready for a new challenge and would like to be a part of our team, this is the opportunity for you. These posts are key to the continued delivery of a high quality service, whilst providing a career development pathway. The post requires leadership and the development of relationships with our partner agencies.

We look forward to your application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Newnham - HCP Area Manager 07799 340513


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