Student Specialist Community Public Health Nurse

Employer
Croydon Health Service
Location
Lennard Road, Croydon
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
23 Sep 2021

Job Details

About Croydon Health Services

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow. Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people's homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action - our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

As a Trust, we are striving to be at the forefront for how the NHS is trying change and working in partnership with others to join up services for everyone, from the very young to the elderly.

We offer many flexible and part-time working opportunities and all of our employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, including parking, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme. We value diversity and promote equality of opportunity.

We particularly welcome applications from black, asian and minority ethnic candidates as there is an under-representation at senior level within Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

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Student Specialist Community Public Health Nurses- SCPHN (Health Visiting) SCPHN (School Nursing)

Croydon is the largest London Borough both in geographical size and population. Approximately 3,500 staff provides services for an ethnically diverse population of over 380,700 people.

Our integrated 0-19 service service works collaboratively with our Local Authority colleagues to provide the best outcomes for our children, young people and families living in the borough through the Healthy Child Programme. As a result we are looking for qualified nurses and midwives who are passionate and motivated in helping to make a difference to meet the needs of children, young people and families in the borough.

The entry requirements for the 12 month programme are:
  • Qualified nurse or midwife with an active NMC registration willing to undertake a fully funded one year academic course at the University of Greenwich
  • Minimum of 120 academic credits at level 5, diploma or equivalent (If unsure of the above please contact the university)
  • Applicants must be able to travel independently and have access to a vehicle for business purposes throughout the course. Where necessary, adjustments will be made in accordance with the Equality Act

This is a fully funded and salaried course starting in January 2021 (comprising 50% academic and 50% clinicial placement in accordance with university and Trust regulations) subject to confirmation by Health Education England.

Choosing to study and work in Croydon as a Health Visitor or School Nurse means you will be joining an integrated team of practitioners who are supported through an effective programme of mentorship, preceptorship, and an ongoing extensive in house training programme upon qualification.

Interviews will be held on the 20th & 21st October 2021

The advert may close early if high numbers apply.

PLEASE NOTE: Only successful applicants will be contacted.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameHannah BraceyJob titlePractice EducatorEmail addressh.bracey1@nhs.netTelephone number0208 274 6331Additional contact information

For further information contact: - h.bracey1@nhs.net

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  • In submitting an application form, you authorise Croydon Health Services NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.
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  • Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.
  • If you decide to apply for this post, but do not hear back from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.
  • If you need to discuss any reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act, require the application form in a different format or would like advice in regard to the recruitment process, please telephone the Human Resources Department on 020 8401 3000.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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