SCPHN - Health Visitor

West Sussex
£31,365-£37,890 pa (pro rata)
31 Dec 2020
14 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Band 6

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

SCPHN - Health Visitor, 22.5 hours per week

We're looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and motivated Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor to join our specialist infant feeding team/healthy lifestyles team, part of the 0-5 Healthy Child Programme in West Sussex.

The infant feeding team provide specialist support to families with breastfeeding and infant feeding issues and the healthy lifestyles team provide support to families and children around healthy lifestyles and unhealthy weight issues.

Our service in West Sussex has achieved full Unicef Baby Friendly accreditation and we recently received the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Gold Award.

The Healthy Child Programme works in partnership with school nurses, early help staff at children and family centres and multi-agency teams to deliver the best outcomes for children. Staff joining our teams receive two days of infant feeding training, along with promotional guides training and speech and language training.

SCFT offers excellent support to staff with regular high quality supervision, wellbeing support and opportunities for personal and professional development.

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
  • SCPHN Health Visitor ( PDF , 555.1 KB )
  • SCPHN Person Spec ( PDF , 555.0 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )