Community Staff Nurse - Health Visiting

Oxford Health NHS Foun
Competitive salary
07 Jun 2021
14 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Are you looking for a challenge? Want to gain experience and develop your potential within Health Visiting?

We are able to offer an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic Community Staff Nurses with a genuine interest in the health and wellbeing of children and their families to work within skill mixed Health Visiting community teams in Oxfordshire.

These are busy, high achieving; supportive, dynamic teams and they are looking for additional Community Staff Nurses to join the existing teams. Working corporately, the successful candidates will be flexible team players and role models who are able to demonstrate a willingness to support and implement change. To achieve this, you will be committed to working in partnership with other key agencies and supporting Health Visitors leading developments in local communities. We are looking for people with energy and enthusiasm, as well as a high level of professional skills, knowledge of the current health agenda and a drive to change. In return we offer excellent development opportunities leading to the move into a developmental role in preparation for the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse Course.

Access to own transport and the ability to travel is essential. You may be required to work across teams to help ensure service delivery. This post would be suitable for newly qualified Staff Nurses as well as more experienced.

This post is available 22.5 to 37.5 hours per week.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLiz Street

Job titleLocality Team Leader


Telephone number07833 239664

Additional contact information:

Lucy Richens-Rudra for North vacancies Bicester/Kidlington and Banbury Tel 07774017557

Naomi Douglas for South vacancies Abingdon/Wallingford, Didcot/Wantage Faringdon and Henley/Thame Localities Tel: 07385394380

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  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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.

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