Are you passionate about making a difference to children, young people and families in Wolverhampton? Are you ready for an exciting development opportunity in the field of Public Health Nursing? Then a career in Health Visiting may be for you.Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is currently looking to recruit motivated, and enthusiastic Registered Nurses or Midwives who have a passion for working with Children and Families and the Public Health Agenda. This is a brand new post and an exciting opportunity to introduce the successful candidates to the role of the Health Visitor, in preparation to commence training to complete the Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) SCPHN in Health Visiting. You will be given the opportunity to have full funding to study for the BSc Hons/Post Graduate Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) (Health Visitor) from September 2023 in conjunction with the University of Wolverhampton. You will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of the public health approach to reducing health inequalities in line with the Healthy Child Programme 0-5 years.Main duties of the job
Day to day relationship will be with other members of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Health Visitors, Public Health Associates, Administration Officers, patients, carers and multi-agency professionals.
Training and evaluation will be provided to enable the individual to develop the competence to function effectively within this role and will have the exposure to the mandated contacts of a Health Visitor in order to help them to progress onto the Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) SCPHN training in Health Visiting.
Car driver and access to a car daily essential.About us
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.
We are delighted that we have been rated as Good
by CQC. We have achievednumerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.
The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see attached Job Description/Person Specification for a full detail of role and main responsibilitiesPerson SpecificationEssential and DesirableEssential
- Current NMC Registration
- Nursing degree
- Post qualifying experience
- Excellent Communication Skills
- Car driver with full driving licence and access to car for work
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Community Experience
- Demonstrate Leadership Qualities
- I T Skills
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS TrustAddress
Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust
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