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SCPHN Apprenticeship - Health Visiting

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Stockport
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Job summary

An opportunity to train as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Health Visiting

To work alongside the Practice supervisor and Practice Assessor to develop enhanced skills in Specialist Public Health Community Nursing.

Complete SCPHN Apprentice course at level 7 . Meeting the required Apprenticeship Standards, University Academic Standards and the NMC Standards for qualification.

The apprenticeship programme combines and integrates both academic and work-based learning through close collaboration between employers and education providers.

50% will be on placement and you will be allocated a Practice Assessor and Practice Supervisor to guide and assess your development. 50% will be University time which will include study days and regular academic assessments

Main duties of the job

The Health Visiting Service in Stockport works in geographical footprints with caseloads across the borough utilising an integrated locality model. The named Health Visitor model has just been introduced into our service. Stockport has well established skill mix teams consisting of Specialist Public Health Nurses (Health Visitors) Staff Nurses, Early Years Workers and Health Visiting Locality Assistants who together deliver the Healthy Child Programme 0-5 along with colleagues in Stockport Family and the wider health care services in primary and secondary care, voluntary/3rd sector agencies. The service is also working with colleagues to develop multiagency pathways to ensure delivery of the Healthy Child Programme and support closer service integration.

During the Apprenticeship you be delivering evidence based interventions as per the Healthy Child Programme 0-5. You will be expected to work on your own initiative as well as under direct supervision of your Practice Assessor and Supervisor.

About us

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital and community health services for children and adults across Stockport and the High Peak. Stepping Hill Hospital treats over 500,000 patients per year and community health services are run across 24 sites in Stockport.

There are many great reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you'll see in yourself.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focussed workforce.

We are constantly improving how we work with staff and this is reflected in the awards we have been awarded, which can be seen on our website.

We care

We respect

We listen

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity for qualified nurses to train as a Specialist Community Practitioner Health Visitor in Stockport.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit up to 3 qualified nurses to undertake the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Apprenticeship Health Visiting Pathway on a full time basis. (See Terms and Conditions)

Stockport Health Visiting service is part of the Women Children's and Diagnostics Business Group of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, and is integrated with Stockport Council as part of Stockport Family. Stockport Family works collaboratively across professional disciplines in order to improve outcomes for children and families. These apprenticeships are an opportunity to join the service at an exciting time as we continue our integration journey within Stockport Family, embedding existing practices and developing new ways of working.

The Health Visiting Service in Stockport works in geographical footprints with caseloads across the borough utilising an integrated locality model. The named Health Visitor model has just been introduced into our service. Stockport has well established skill mix teams consisting of Specialist Public Health Nurses (Health Visitors) Staff Nurses, Early Years Workers and Health Visiting Locality Assistants who together deliver the Healthy Child Programme 0-5 along with colleagues in Stockport Family and the wider health care services in primary and secondary care, voluntary/3rd sector agencies. The service is also working with colleagues to develop multiagency pathways to ensure delivery of the Healthy Child Programme and support closer service integration.

During the Apprenticeship you be delivering evidence based interventions as per the Healthy Child Programme 0-5. You will be expected to work on your own initiative as well as under direct supervision of your Practice Assessor and Supervisor.

Successful candidates will require excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to be adaptable, reliable and approachable whilst working across integrated teams. In addition, you will need to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of issues affecting children and families and how Health Visiting Services work with families to promote health and wellbeing in the community.

Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the person specification. (See person specification) The apprenticeship will commence in September 2022 for 53 week period.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately. If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £38.00. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salaryIn addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.

Person Specification

work related circumstances

Essential

  • Car Driver with car


Qualification and Experience

Essential

  • GCSE MATHS and English
  • NMC registered
  • First Degree in relevant subject


Desirable

  • experience in community nursing
  • level 7 study


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the Healthy child Programme


Desirable

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Health Promotion and Public health


Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and non verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the SEND agenda


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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

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Stockport

SK2 7JE

Employer's website

http://www.stockport.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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