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Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Band 6

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
4 May 2024

Job Details

Come and be part of a dynamic and evolving Health Visiting team within the 0-19 service in Gloucestershire. We have vacancies for qualified Health Visitors and are looking for enthusiastic and motivated professionals to join our existing team.

As Health Visitors, we all know that prevention is key and within Gloucestershire this is always at the forefront!

You can be part of a skill mix team which includes Community Nursery Nurses, Public Health Nurses and Student Health Visitors, led and supported by locality Health Visiting Team Leaders, with strong support from our safeguarding colleagues. In addition we also offer reflective supervision and are always looking for innovative ways to support colleagues in providing this vital role.

If you would like any further information in regards to this post please do not hesitate to get in touch with us, we look forward to hearing from you.

We appreciate your enthusiasm. But, If you have previously been unsuccessful, please refrain from re-applying.

Main duties of the job

  • As part of a skill mix team, the SCPHN HV will lead the delivery of the 0-19 Healthy Child Programme and deliver the personalised level of service identified through a high quality needs analysis.
  • To work with guidelines of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and to follow local protocols and policy guidelines.
  • Safeguarding: Adults and Children(Section 11 of the Children Act 2004)

    Safeguarding: Adults (Care Act 2014) and Children (Section 11 of the Children Act 2004)
  • Every member of staff has a responsibility to be aware of and follow at all times, the relevant national and local policy in relation to safeguarding children and safeguarding adults. This includes keeping up to date with relevant training and seeking supervision.
  • The post holder will be expected to work in line with the Trust values which are:
    • Working together
    • Always improving
    • Respectful and kind
    • Making a difference

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Our Staff Survey results showed people at our Trust feel they are engaged, part of a team and work for a compassionate and inclusive organisation.

Our overall scores were better than average in eight of nine themes and level in one - the best overall results for a community, mental health and learning disabilities Trust in the south west and first equal amongst all sector NHS providers within the region too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Gloucestershire Health and Care is committed to embedding and providing personalised care through all of its services as part of our high-quality care strategy. The purpose of personalised care is to empower people to lead the lives they want to live. Personalised care starts with a conversation with people about what matters to them. It builds on what people can do, as well as addressing their health needs. Including new ways of working and delivering care, emphasising that we need to make effective use of the full range of our peoples skills and experience to deliver the best possible patient care. So we want to know What Matters to You and that you will share our values and join us on this very important journey.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Person Specification



  • Active registration with Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) on part 1 or 2 (Registered Nurse or Midwife) - RHV: Health visitor HV: Health visitor



  • Understanding and experience of the application of research in practice



  • Knowledge of health visiting policies and procedures that underpin evidence based practice

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust


Tewkesbury Community Clinic

38 Barton Road


GL20 5QL

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