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Health Visitor

Job Description

Applications are invited from all interested parties.

“Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust’ is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”


Band: 6

Salary: £ 26,302 - £ 35,225 pro rate, per annum

Hours: Full time/Part time posts- Substantive and Maternity Leave cover

Location: Various localities across Gloucestershire

Contract: Permanent

We are seeking to recruit Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (Health Visiting) to join an evolving team working to deliver services to all young children, families and communities in the county.

There will be exciting opportunities to develop innovative practice supported by the Building Community Capacity agenda and to develop effective partnerships with Children’s Centres, GPs and key foundation years services to realise the service vision.

Gloucestershire has a richly diverse population living in areas of both outstanding natural beauty and vibrant urban living, this presents its own unique challenges and rewards for practitioners.

To support you in providing an excellent service to our families we offer comprehensive preceptorship programmes, clinical and safeguarding supervision, mentorship and ongoing opportunities for continuing professional development.

If you have a Specialist Community Public Health Nursing qualification and are looking to join a forward thinking proactive Health Visiting team committed to improving the health outcomes of children, families and communities then please come and join us.

For informal enquiries contact Cate Carrington- Green  ( Phone number removed )  Locality Service Lead /Health Visiting Portfolio

Ref: 841-16-462-JR
Closing Date: Midnight Monday 24th October 2016
Interview date: Wednesday 23rd November 2016

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust has a policy for promoting equal opportunities and is committed to promoting diversity and developing supporting policies. It is also committed to developing a variety of flexible working arrangements, one of which is job sharing.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHSjobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHSjobs followed by comminication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authorty transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

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.

UK Registration

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

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