• Full Time
  • Dartford DA2
  • 35,392 - 42,618 £ / Year

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

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  • £35,392 – £42,618 a year

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  • Full-time


Dartford DA2


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We are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable qualified Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor) to join our caring and progressive Health Visiting service. This unique post includes two days as the Health Visitor for the local Mother & Baby Unit in Dartford with the remaining three days as a Health Visitor with a caseload in the Dartford Health Visiting Team.

We welcome applications from individuals who may not meet the criteria as part of a development opportunity, however individuals must hold a Specialist Community Public Heath Nurse (Health Visitor) qualification with the NMC.

Our health visiting service provides support to families (adults) with children aged zero to five. You’ll be juggling a varied caseload and you’ll need to be confident and flexible to provide the best support for new and growing families.

You will work as part of a team to keep children safe and well by using your clinical judgment to support evidence-based care planning and make sure that children and families (adults) who use our services have a good experience.

What will the role involve?

Contributing to antenatal and postnatal care programmes
Completing HCP mandated reviews, packages of care and safeguarding.
Supporting in the supervision/ line management and development of colleagues
Undertaking a range of competent clinical and non-clinical interventions to support the outcomes for families and the service
Attend and contribute to team meetings
Building relationships with colleagues to enhance the team working environment.
We have full and part time opportunities ranging from a minimum of 22.5 hours to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week between 9am to 5pm. This role is a community-based role so the majority of your
duties will be carried out between your base and community settings or client homes.

We also offer a generous NHS pension, annual leave entitlement and a competitive pay framework to progress through.

So, if your enthusiastic and enjoy working with families and up for a new challenge then we would love to hear from you!

For more information please contact: Deborah Cookson, Dartford District Manager.

Interviews will be held on: 19th April 2024

One of the largest community NHS trusts in the UK, KCHFT are rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC. We’ve got a passion for delivering high standards of care to patients and deliver excellent services to improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our values C ompassionate A spirational R esponsive E xcellent

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, which leads to better patient care and a happier workforce. So, all our colleagues have equal access to career opportunities.

Flexibility is another way we do this. In the NHS, we’re reminded every day how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement without having to sacrifice time for personal interests or family commitments. We’ll support you to work flexibly in a way that will suits us both

Looking for professional development? We can support that too! Our career pathways will help you achieve your aspirations

The job description and person specification gives you all the information you need about this role. Please look carefully at the criteria in the person specification and tell us what you have done that shows you meet this.

Still have questions? The recruiting manager would love to hear from you, their contact details can be found in the job advert.

We can get a lot of applications for some roles so to be in with the best chance of being shortlisted please make sure you apply as soon as possible. A vacancy may close early if there is a lot of interest in the job.

If you need an application form in an alternative format please let our recruitment team know so they can help you with this.

All information you supply on your application should, to the best of your knowledge, be true and accurate. Interviews are due to take place on the 19th April.

Find out more about the community difference here .

Good luck! We can’t wait to meet you and welcome you to #teamKCHFT, #cometocommunity

Although vaccination against COVID-19 is not mandatory, we are strongly encouraging colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles who have direct or social contact with patients to be fully vaccinated. In this way we will be doing all we can to ensure your safety and that of your colleagues and the patients we serve.

To apply for this job please visit www.kentcht.nhs.uk.