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*MPFT INTERNAL APPS ONLY* Health Visitor/School Nurse

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Smallthorne, Stoke on Trent
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Community nurse, 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 Public Health Practitioner - Health Visitor/School Nurse

The 0-19 Stoke on Trent Integrated Health Visiting and School Nursing Hub has a vacancy for a forward thinking Band 6 Health Visitor or School Nurse.

The Hub is based in Smallthorne, Stoke on Trent and provides a Single Point of Access to the Health Visiting and School Nursing Integrated Services across the 0-19 age range, utilising new and innovative technology to reach out to families and young people to provide advice and support. Our team provides First Line advice and support for Children, Young People and Families across Stoke on Trent.

We are seeking a person who will be caring and compassionate, who has the ability to actively listen and have a warm approachable manner. You will lead by example and encourage effective skill mix team working to develop others and ensure the best outcomes for our Children and Families.

As a Trust we are committed to supporting your professional and personal development and have excellent training opportunities. We also provide the Transfer of Fields (TOF) training which is an opportunity to develop your skills within the 0-5 and 5-19 elements of the service, and the expectation would be that you would commence the relevant Transfer of Fields course within the first 12 months of employment.

The successful applicant must have the ability to travel within the Trust

About us

Midlands Partnership 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

  • Be competent as appropriate to the requirements of the job description
  • Work within their scope of practice
  • Demonstrate at all times the Values of Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust.
  • Be a Specialist Community Public Health Practitioner and have detailed professional and clinical They will be a specialist practitioner and have a focus in 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
  • Work with the team leader undertaking delegated tasks in team management.
  • To deliver commissioned aspects of the Healthy Child Programme.

If you require further information please contact Karen Wilson Team Leader on tel. 07595089638 or email

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse




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

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


0-19 Stoke on Trent Integrated Health Visitor and School Nurse Hub

Smallthorne Health Centre, Baden Road

Smallthorne, Stoke on Trent


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