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**INTERNAL MPFT APPLICANTS ONLY ** Health visitor/School Nurse

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor, School nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can we offer you:
  • Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.
  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
  • In our Gift providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
  • The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Opportunities for flexible working ( depending on the role )
  • Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
  • NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemes

Main duties of the job


0-19 Practitioner- Health visitor/School Nurse -Strengthening Families

The Families' Health and Wellbeing Service (0-19) in Staffordshire have a permanent vacancy in the Tamworth Strengthening Families team. We are looking for a health visitor or school nurse who strives to deliver the values and behaviours of our trust. We are seeking a person who will be caring and compassionate providing excellent support to parents and their families. You will encourage effective team working and develop others, ensuring the best outcomes through evidence based practice. The Strengthening Families team is part of the wider 0-19 Universal team and the successful applicant will work closely with families who have additional support from partner agencies. You will be an autonomous practitioner with the ability to manage your time and caseload effectively, having excellent analytical and documentation skills for report writing. You will be able to articulate a sound rationale for decision making and demonstrate knowledge and understanding of all aspects of safeguarding children. In return you will be professionally supported and empowered to deliver a child friendly service.

About us

Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) is an award winning organisation with over 9000 employees. We are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, covering services across North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight and Essex.

Demonstrating our strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and in context of our objective aligned to the growth of diversity across the workforce we are particularly seeking applications from individuals who may be from under-represented groups, such as black, Asian or other ethnic groups, individuals with a disability, or LGBTQ+ individuals who meet the specific criteria.

We are embedding values based and inclusive recruitment practices to ensure that all applicants, from any backgrounds, have an equal chance of success in achieving a role with us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Work within their scope of practice

Demonstrate at all times the Values of Midlands Partnership University Foundation Trust.

Be a Specialist Community Public Health Practitioner and have detailed professional and clinical knowledge. They will be a specialist practitioner and have a focus in the safeguarding children agenda (safeguarding, child in need) as well as contributing to public health across the 0-19 agenda.

Be responsible for a defined population of service users in a variety of settings across the Partnership Trust including the community and hospitals.

Be skilled in the assessment of children and young peoples care/support needs and in the development, implementation and evaluation of care/support packages.

Have supervisory, training and leadership responsibilities where appropriate and will have some responsibility for team performance and service developments/improvements.

Demonstrate initiative and be creative in finding solutions to problems.

Work with the team leader undertaking delegated tasks in team management.

To deliver commissioned aspects of the Healthy Child Programme, ensuring key objectives and outcomes are achieved.

As a Trust we are committed to supporting your professional and personal development and have excellent training opportunities. We are also supportive of the Transfer of Fields (TOF) training which is an opportunity to develop your skills within either the 0-5 or 5-19 element of the service and works alongside Keele University.

Person Specification

NMC Registered


  • Diploma/Degree

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse


  • Degree

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Wilnecote Health Centre

Smithy Lane


B77 5LB

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