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3 x Student Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Health Visitor Pathway

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Contract Type:
Fixed Term
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 18/04/2018 12:00
£23,398 - £24,946 per annum
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Employment Location:
Belmont House Guisborough
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Closing date:
18 Apr

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“This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate, consists of four strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, Neighbourhoods and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life, prosperity and the environment. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

”Are you passionate about making a difference to children, young people and families in Redcar and Cleveland? If you are a highly motivated and dynamic qualified nurse then we would love to hear from you.
It is a really exciting time for Health Visiting in Redcar & Cleveland as the Health Visitor service is now incorporated within the council and we are working to maximise integrated working within Early Help to ensure that children and families achieve their optimum health potential

We are currently seeking to recruit enthusiastic, reliable and motivated registered nurses and midwives who have respect, empathy, and personal integrity and who wish to further develop their career as a Health Visitor. You must have current NMC registration in any branch of nursing or midwifery. We will fund your Health Visitor training to a BSc (Hons) at level 6 or Post graduate Diploma at level 7 in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing in conjunction with Teesside University for September 2018. All applicants need to have relevant post qualification experience and have 120 CAT points at level 2 or equivalent.
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing aims to reduce health inequalities by working with individuals, families and communities, promoting health, preventing ill health and in the protection of health.

As a Health Visitor you will play a fundamental role in delivering the Healthy Child Programme, safeguarding vulnerable children, promoting health through early intervention with families, identifying those in need of greater support who may be vulnerable, whilst also driving forward public health issues. Every day working as a Health Visitor is varied, with responsibilities including home visits, working within Children Centre’s, and with a range of local children’s agencies and professionals.

Health Visitors have the opportunity to work flexibly in the community and are an integral part of the healthcare team. It is a diverse role which involves being part of a wider team that provides you with support as you work to improve the health of local families.

You will be sponsored by Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council on a 12 month fixed term contract, commencing September 2018. The course is full time, comprising of 52 weeks of study and clinical placement. Holidays are set and non-negotiable to university requirements.

For admission there will be a group session, an unseen question and interview. You will need to be available for the full day.

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

For informal enquiries, please contact Chris Mayo Clinical Lead, Health Visiting/ School Nursing on 01642 473726. For course details please contact Mark Telford or Aileen Monkhouse at the School of Health Teesside University on 01642 384100.

Interviews will take place on 4th May 2018.

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