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Community Staff Nurse - Health Visiting

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Wendover or Thame
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Nov 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Nurse to join the Health Visiting Teams based in Wendover and Thame, working with families and carers of children under five. The post is part time, working 22.5 hours a week. Please phone for an informal discussion if you are interested but these hours don't suit you.The successful candidate will be able to gain and develop skills within a diverse local community, public health and the children's agenda.

Main duties of the job

Bespoke training will provide support and ensure competencies within the role. You will be pro-active, have good communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate an understanding of the public health role within health visiting.An induction programme will be provided for the successful candidate to support their transition into the community health visiting team. Candidates do not need to have experience of working within the health visiting service but do require knowledge and understanding of the current health visiting service and safeguarding practice. The successful applicant may have the opportunity to apply for Health Visitor training.

To meet the requirements of this post you are required to be able to drive between different community localities.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications & Training


  • Registered general nurse
  • Mentorship in clinical Practice/ ENB998 certificate


  • Staff Appraisal Training

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge


  • Works to evidence-based practice
  • Awareness of interagency collaboration
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to identify families with complex health needs
  • Can demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to manage self and others within the Team environment
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Enthusiastic approach to Professional and Staff development
  • Ability to encompass changes in working environment


  • Experience of undertaking staff appraisals
  • Participation in Specialist projects



  • Can demonstrate working to scope of Professional Practice
  • Able to demonstrate clinically effective practice with children and families
  • Experience of mentoring preregistration students


  • Knowledge of current issues which impact on Professional Practice
  • Able to evaluate and audit practice to help achieve positive health outcomes
  • Work within local and National Frameworks for implementing Clinical Governance

Special Circumstances


  • Able to travel to a range of community sites across the County daily

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Wendover Health centre or Thame Community Hospital

Wendover or Thame

HP22 6LD

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