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Specialist Community Public Health Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 6
Part time: 22.5 hours per week
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Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Employer type
The Avenue Clinic
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Salary period
10/08/2020 23:59

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Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust logo

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse 5-19

NHS AfC: Band 6

Are you a qualified Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – School Nursing, looking for a position to fulfil your Public Health role?

This post is also suitable for newly qualified SCPHN School Nurse students as we are able to offer a comprehensive preceptorship programme. We would also consider staff that have completed an alternative Public Health Nursing qualification who have an interest in, or previous experience of school nursing.

Our service:

  • Is committed to delivering a high quality service to our children and families in an integrated model with Family Support Services
  • Works with individual children and young people as well as developing local public health plans with schools and the wider community
  • Is an innovative service that embraces the use of technology
  • Delivers the Healthy Child Programme by using an electronic health needs assessment process to identify individuals requiring early intervention pathways
  • Uses Chat health text messaging service
  • Has implemented two health websites for use by children, young people, families & professionals.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a confident, independent practitioner
  • Be a skilled team player and able to lead a skill mix team
  • Have excellent communication skills to use with a variety of clients, professionals & staff
  • Have experience of electronic record keeping (this would be an advantage although full training will be given)
  • Have a full valid driving licence and access to a car to use for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

In return we can offer you:

  • access to a wide range of training opportunities including development of leadership skills
  • restorative, management and safeguarding supervision
  • High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,034 and a maximum payment of £1,791 per annum (pro rata where applicable).
  • generous contributory pension
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • Special Leave for family and personal reasons
  • NHS Car Lease Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Discounts
  • Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust is an innovative, caring and agile organisation.

Informal visits are welcome to meet our friendly team!

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Diane Carrington
Job title
Team Leader for School Health in Hertsmere, 3 Rivers & Watford
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07827 230820