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Community Nursery nurse (0-19 service)

Band 4

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Community Nursery Nurse (Health Visiting) 0-19 Service
Band 4
Part Time - 22.5 hours per week
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Tweedmouth Clinic
£20,150 to £23,363 pro rata per annum
24/02/2019 23:59

We are one of the country’s top performing NHS Foundation Trusts, looking after the wellbeing of around half a million people across Northumberland and North Tyneside – one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS Trust in England.

We deliver care from 11 acute sites including an emergency care hospital, general and community hospitals, an outpatient and diagnostic centre, an elderly care unit and an integrated health and social care facility.

We are rated ‘outstanding’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We are one of the North East’s largest employers with 9,500 dedicated members of staff. We have a Council of Governors with 70 members, representing the public, staff and some of our external partners.

We invest heavily in staff to ensure that the best talent is attracted, developed, looked after, and retained in every area of the organisation. Staff satisfaction is high and our staff consistently rate us as one of the best places to work in the NHS.

We were one of the first NHS Trusts to receive foundation status, and have been a foundation trust for over a decade.

Candidates must read the entire ‘Applicants Guidance Notes’ before submitting any applications.

Please note that it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certification if a DBS check is required for the post.  The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.



An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Nursery Nurse to join our health visiting team in Berwick.  The team is based in Tweedmouth clinic and consists of 4 health visitors, 2 nursery nurses and clerical support. The team is a part of the 0-19 service.

The  Nursery Nurse supports the Health Visitor to deliver the Healthy Child Programme, meet the health needs of individual families through planned support programmes as well as delivering a holistic public health agenda for example breast feeding, obesity, early years mental health; within clients’ homes, clinics and community settings in partnership with Children’s Centres. 

The post involves joint working with both statutory and voluntary agencies. 

The successful applicant will be a team player, have excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate a willingness to adapt and work flexibly.

You will be supported to develop the skills necessary for this role and there is a robust in-house training programme as well as regular supervision from the Health Visitors in the team.  

Essential Criteria:

  • BTEC National Diploma in Early Years. Awarded by EDEXEL or NNEB/Diploma in Childcare & Education (DCE) awarded by CACHE or NVQ Level 3 in Early Years & Education awarded by C&G, CACHE,EDEXEL or OU or equivalent.
  • Ability to meet the transport requirements of the post.

The post will be based at Tweedmouth clinic in Berwick but the post holder may be required to work at other sites within the Trust.

The post is subject to the Agenda for Change: NHS Terms and Conditions of Service Handbook.

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Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details and to arrange an informal visit please contact:-

Jan Beswick Health Visitor Area Lead

Mobile: 07920070030


Closing Date: 24th February 2019

If you have problems applying, contact

0191 203 1415