Public Health Staff Nurse (Waltham Cross)

Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England
£ 24214 - 30112 Per year
Part time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
13 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019

Job Description

Voted one of the best places to work by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is one of a new generation of NHS community Trust's working across Hertfordshire.
We provide a range of health services for adults and children who live across Hertfordshire.
Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, rehabilitation in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults and children.
Our Trust provides a wide range of care in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 3,000 members of staff who are at the forefront of NHS care and support.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements. All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum 'essential' criteria for the post as detailed in the person specification will be interviewed.
We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.

An opportunity has arisen to cover a secondment for a Band 5 Public Health Staff Nurse full time for a year, the 5-19 service are looking for a motivated band 5 to join our workforce to deliver high quality care to our service users in an integrated model with Family Support Services.

As well as working with individual children and young people, our focus is on developing local public health plans with schools and the wider community.

You will:
  • be a skilled team player working in a skill mix team under the guidance of a Specialist Practitioner (5-19)
  • have excellent communication skills to use with a variety of clients, professionals & staff
  • have a full valid driving licence and access to a car to use for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

The service is committed to mobile working and experience of electronic record keeping would be an advantage although full training will be given.

This role will be based in Waltham Cross and is a fixed term contract for a year. Flexible working/annualised hours considered. The service is provided between 9am and 5pm (working hours can be flexible within these times) and therefore there will no evening working and no bank holiday working.

In return, we can offer you:
  • access to a wide range of training opportunities including development of leadership skills
  • restorative, management and safeguarding supervision
  • in addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum (pro rata where applicable)
  • Generous contributory pension
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • Special Leave for family and personal reasons
  • NHS Car Lease Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Discounts

HCT Public Health Nursing Team 5-19 is an innovative service that is using electronic health assessments at key stages to help identify individuals requiring early intervention pathways as well as determining public health needs of local communities. HCT also uses Chat health text messaging service and has implemented two health websites for use by children, young people, families & professionals.

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust is voted as one of the 'Top 100 Best Places to Work' (HSJ/ Nursing Times) and is a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation. Our CQC rating is 'Good'.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Mrs Joanne Kerr
Team Leader for School Health

Ref: 19147CYPB

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