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Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality community healthcare and therapy services which are responsive to the needs of our local population. Services are delivered by our dedicated and innovative health professionals and supported by equally committed staff behind the scenes. We strive to continue developing and improving our services by working with and listening to our patients, partners, commissioners and staff.
Working for Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust offers you a great opportunity to be a part of a talented, passionate and committed team delivering excellent community based healthcare services throughout Wirral and surrounding areas.
School Nurse/Health Visitor for 16-19 yr olds
A new vacancy has arisen for a School Nurse/ Health Visitor for the 16-19 population working across Cheshire East covering Crewe, Macclesfield and the surrounding areas. The post requires good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to be adaptable, reliable and approachable. You will have strong interpersonal and leadership skills. You will also have knowledge of recent changes within the NHS and current professional issues.
You will support the development of the 0 – 19 Health and Wellbeing service, ensuring that young people aged 16 – 19 years, attending colleges and not in education, have access to the Healthy Child Programme. You will be required to work collaboratively with other agencies to meet their needs for the young people and contribute to multi- agency meetings to support the safety of young people.
You will also be involved in a wide range of public health activities across Wirral, to include individuals, groups and communities.
You will have a good knowledge of the components of Clinical Governance, Risk Management, audits and relevant Professional Codes.
When considering applying for a post, it is crucial that you read the person specification in order to ensure that you fulfil the essential criteria, which will be a requisite for shortlisting. We are a friendly and supportive service and you will be well supported by your manager and colleagues. If your skills and experience match the service specification we would welcome your application. Working for Wirral Foundation Community NHS Trust offers you a great opportunity to be a part of a talented, passionate and committed team delivering excellent community based healthcare service.
The 0 -19 Health and Wellbeing Service is part of the Children and Families Division Delivering services in Cheshire East within Wirral Foundation Community NHS Trust.
For any further enquiries, please contact:
Liz Jones 0-19 Service Lead Cheshire East , Tel: ( Phone number removed )
Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we may use this to contact you regarding your application. Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview.
Candidates are advised to apply early. We reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications have been received. Please note, this does not apply for restricted vacancies which will be advertised for 1 week.
For roles requiring a DBS check (formerly CRB disclosure), employees will be charged, £50 for an enhanced disclosure and £30 for a standard disclosure (including admin fee).
Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of disability, age, sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, marriage/civil partnership or transgender status. The Trust will make reasonable adjustments to ensure the recruitment and selection process is accessible to all. If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact HR on ( Phone number removed ) .
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please note that new entrants to the NHS will ordinarily commence on the first paypoint of the appointed band.
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.
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