Student Health Visitor

Various across West Sussex and Brighton and Hove
£24,907 - £30,615 £24,907 to £27,416
16 Sep 2020
23 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

A fully funded training opportunity to qualify as a registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor) is now open to all qualified Nurses and Midwives. Starting in September 2020, you will be given a fixed term contract with Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) to undertake a one year full time degree course to complete the BSc/PGDip/MSc Specialist Community Public Health Nurse course (Health Visiting) at the University of Surrey.

Sponsorship will be paid at Band 5 salary up to a maximum mid point of Band 5 (£26,970); no incremental uplift is paid for duration of this training contract.

Successful completion of the course will lead to registration on Part 3 of the NMC register, an NMC recordable qualification, and eligibility to apply for a post as a Health Visitor.

If you are selected for interview you will be contacted within four weeks of the closing date. When applying for this post it is essential that you read the Job Description and Person Specification and use the "supporting information" space to demonstrate how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the person specification, as your application will be judged against this. Please note that while the advert specifies Brighton University as the base, clinical placements can be anywhere in the Trust, which covers West Sussex and Brighton and Hove.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download
  • JD & PS ( PDF , 465.4 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )