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Family Nurse

Band 7

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Family Nurse Partnership
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Lowe House HCRC
St Helens
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
22/04/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.


An exciting opportunity has become available ideally for a trained Family Nurse or Health Visitor/School Nurse with Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) qualification to join the Family Nurse Partnership team in St Helens.

This post will be a full time, permanent position, with working hours to meet the needs of the service.

The Family Nurse Partnership Programme is a national evidence based, intensive home visiting programme for vulnerable, first time young mothers.  If you are seeking an exciting and challenging role and are keen to learn new ways of working and engaging with families, then this post may well be what you are looking for as part of your career development.

This is a demanding specialist role requiring high levels of professional skills and practice with the ability to work as part of a team essential.

Applicants must have current NMC registration with a Nursing and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) qualification. You must also have excellent communication and facilitative skills as well as being caring and committed.

As a Family Nurse you will be supported to attend the learning programme provided by the FNP National Unit and to deliver the programme to eligible clients.

If not an already trained family nurse, it is essential that the successful applicant is available from the 2nd – 6th July 2018 to attend National Family Nurse residential training.

There will also be further residential training throughout the year, plus ongoing training (local and national) throughout the delivery of the programme.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.  Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

We are delighted to offer a range of great benefits for our people and hope that you agree some of these benefits will make a real difference:

  • Free 24 hour access to our Health and Well-being Centre and Gym at the Hollins Park site, including tai chi and pilates classes
  • Access to the NHS pension scheme
  • 27 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (29 days after 5 years’ and 33 days after 10 years’ service)
  • The opportunity to access a range of NHS discounts such as the Car and Bikes for Staff Schemes
  • Regular supervision and access to a range of training courses at our Education Centre
  • Access to our Library at Hollins Park House, providing resources to support you in your development and/or research


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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

Clare Atherton, Family Nurse Supervisor

Tel: 01744 624310 / 07831 168 319

If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664416

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