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Specialist Community Public Health Nurse 5-19

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Specialist Community Public Health Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 6
Part time 28 hours per week
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Queensway Health Centre
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro rata
30/09/2019 23:59

Are you a qualified Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – School Nursing, looking for a position to fulfil your Public Health role? This post is also suitable to SCPHN School nursing students due to qualify in September as we are able to offer a comprehensive preceptorship programme. We would also consider staff that have completed a Public Health Nursing qualification who have an interest in or previous experience of school nursing.

The service is committed to delivering a high quality service to our children and families as an integrated model with Family Support Services. As well as working with individual children and young people, our focus is on developing local public health plans with schools and the wider community.

HCT Public Health Nursing Team 5-19 is an innovative service that embraces the use of technology. The service delivers the Healthy Child Programme by using an electronic health needs assessment process to identify individuals requiring early intervention pathways as well as determining public health needs of local communities. HCT also uses Chat health text messaging service and has implemented two health websites for use by children, young people, families & professionals.

You will be a confident, independent practitioner who is a skilled team player and able to lead a skill mix team. You will have excellent communication skills to use with a variety of clients, professionals & staff. The service is committed to mobile working and experience of electronic record keeping would be an advantage although full training will be given.

In return we can offer you:


  • Access to a wide range of training opportunities including development of leadership skills
  • Restorative, management and safeguarding supervision
  • High cost area supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum (pro rata where applicable)
    generous contributory pension.
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • Special Leave for family and personal reasons
  • NHS Car Lease Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Discounts     

    Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust is an innovative, caring and agile organisation.

    A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanne Kerr

Team Leader School Nursing, East, Broxbourne and Welhat Locality Children’s Universal Services

Mob: 07824545396