2 x Student Health Visitor Sponsorship
Fixed term Post, 4th September 2017 – 31st August 2018
Health visiting services since the 1st April 2016 have been provided by Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, this is an exciting time for services and we are delighted to be able to offer two places for Health Visitor Students commencing in September 2017
We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic 1st level registered nurses/midwives to undertake the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing – Health Visiting Pathway. You will need to have a minimum of 120 academic credits at level 5, diploma or equivalent and have a proven record of Continuous Professional Development. The academic study will be in conjunction with the University of Teesside
You will be given a fixed term contract for the duration of the course, starting in September 2017 and finishing end of August 2018. Holidays to be taken as per programme specification.
You will be aiming towards promoting and improving the health and wellbeing of Children, Individuals and Families within a defined population, employing various methods to achieve this aim, such as working with separate family units, undertaking routine health needs assessments with clients and working in partnership, implement appropriate individual programmes of care, undertake more intensive work with families with specific and complex health and social needs and working to address the health needs of the larger community.
You must be self-motivated, have highly developed communication skills and a have a positive approach. Car owner/driver is essential.
The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.
Contract of employment for this post will be with Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, candidates who are currently members of the NHS pension scheme will be able to continue with these arrangements. Employment as a Health Visitor is not guaranteed at the end of the course however should posts be available for candidates to apply for the salary will be a LGA Salary Scale G, starting salary in the region of £30, 153 pro rata per annum
Interviews will take place in conjunction with Teesside University. For informal discussion and further information, please contact Tracy Allison Health Visitor Clinical Lead on 01287 612398
Closing date: 29th March 2017
Interviews will take place on 19th May 2017 at Belmont House, Guisborough, TS14 7FD
Redcar & Cleveland Council have an attractive benefits package including:-
- Generous annual leave (minimum 28 days)
- Flexible working hours
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Family friendly benefits
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Staff discount scheme
- Discount leisure facilities
In the absence of any exceptional circumstances which render it necessary in the best interests of the Council to do so, the Council will generally not reengage any individual whom has previously been employed by the Council and left that employment with the benefit of a severance, early retirement or redundancy payment under voluntary arrangements. This principle will apply whether such re-engagement is to be under a contract of employment, contract of services or otherwise.