Do you want to make a difference? Have you ever thought about a career in Health Visiting?
If so this would be a perfect opportunity for course timetable will be split between the University of Bolton, and the clinical placement in HMR, according to the curriculum.
An academic supervisor and assessor will be allocated, who will offer support in achieving the learning outcomes for practice. The students will be based with their supervisor and will have the opportunity to work at various sites within the organisation. Skills will be developed to enable the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme in a variety of community settings, including Children’s Centre’s and the family home environment, whilst working as part of a skill mix team.
Applicants for this programme must demonstrate how they meet the attainment section of the person specification
Also please look at the University of Bolton website for additional details regarding the course and any planned open evenings.
NOTE: Please provide one professional and one academic referee on the application form
Candidates will have to undertake a literacy and numeracy test.
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.
Interview date: 10th May 2022
We encourage informal conversations and visits to the service in relation to this post
Main duties of the job
You will be given a fixed term one-year full-time contract to undertake a BSc/PGDip Specialist Community Public Health Nurse course (Health Visiting) at Bolton University; you will be paid at band 5 salary (max. mid band 5). The course commences 11th September 2023 to be completed by September 2024. It is a full calendar year and it consists of 50% academic study and 50% in practice. The practice placements will be situated across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale.
These are fully funded training opportunities; subject to funding being made available from Health Education England, to qualify as a registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor) and is open to all qualified Nurses and Midwives.
Rochdale Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place destined to be different. Rochdale puts co-operation and co-design at the forefront of its health and social care. This is the place with community based integrated care at its heart. Rochdale Infirmary, and the adult and children’s community services across Heywood Middleton and Rochdale, consists of professionals from health, social and voluntary sectors. A place leading the way in life-enhancing, integrated care.
27 April 2023
Agenda for change
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Maximum pay is mid point scale
Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Community
Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:
In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership.
- Current NMC registration on part 1 or 2 of the NMC register or shortly to receive
- Diploma/Degree in Nursing Studies
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience
- Understands and can apply the NCA values to practice
- Demonstrates involvement in teaching and mentorship
- Demonstrates reflective, evidence-based practice.
- Evidence of professional clinical knowledge applied to practice
- Demonstrates sound knowledge of health policy related to health visiting
- Evidence of recent Community Experience
- Awareness of the Healthy Child programme
- Experience of working with Children and Families
- Evidence of relevant post qualification study and CPD
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).