Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Student

Band 5

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Band 5
12 months Fixed Term/Secondment
37.5 hours per week
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£22,128-£28,746 per annum
29/05/2017 23:59

Central Manchester Foundation Trust is committed to the professional development of its workforce in order to deliver high quality healthcare to the diverse communities within Manchester. We are offering suitably qualified registered nurse or midwife an opportunity to undertake a programme of study and clinical practice which will lead to a registered Specialist Community Public Health Qualification with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in Specialist Community Public health Nursing with a specialist focus on health visiting.

You will undertake the following pathway: BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health: Health Visiting. The course will be undertaken at Manchester Metropolitan University.

The Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) involves the acquisition of high levels of discretion and judgment in clinical decision making. The SCPHN programmes prepare students to develop knowledge, skills and attitudinal qualities necessary to select and employ a range of soundly based practices to meet the changing health needs of the population. This forms the basis for leadership and management of care within a multidisciplinary team. (See NMC website for further details re Standards of Proficiency SCPHN and Standards for Specialist Education and Practice)

You will complete an individualised learning programme which will be documented in their Personal Portfolio of Learning. The Universities award will be BSc (Hons) or a Post Graduate Diploma (PG Dip) in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing. The professional qualification will be registered on the NMC Professional Register. The pathway incorporates preparation for prescribing from the Nurse Prescribers Formulary for Community Practitioners (V100).

Short-listing will be based around applicant’s ability to provide evidence of meeting the person specification criteria for this post and supplying three references, one of which must be a recent academic reference. Please ensure that your application form lists evidence of the following study as this will be vital information for the short listing process:- Evidence of past and current study at Level 5 /level 6 (diploma /undergraduate studies) Please include details of:- Course module Number, Course Module Title, Credit rating, Educational Institution and date obtained.

You must be available to commence the course on Monday 16th October 2017 and have completed the CMFT Trust and Nursing and Midwifery Induction prior to this date.

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lisa Sanchez on 07969175580 or via email Lisa.Sanchez@cmft.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 701 2625