To work towards gaining the standards of proficiency for entry to the NMC register/recordable for Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN).
Clinical Practice Development
Leadership in Clinical Practice
To provide the Student with a learning environment that will enable them to develop knowledge, skills and competencies to take on the role of a qualified Specialist Community Public Health Nurse within a defined pathway.
To gain the knowledge and skills and competencies required in order to exercise higher levels of judgment, discretion and decision making in clinical care focusing on four broad areas:
The SCPHN sponsorship is a development post building on existing knowledge, skills and competencies to achieve a higher level of practice resulting in an academic qualification as well as a registerable/recordable qualification with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Main duties of the job
Student Specialist Community Public Health Nurses- SCPHN (Health Visiting) Band 5, 1 year fixed term contract
Our integrated service works to achieve the best outcomes for our children, young people and families living in the borough through the Healthy Child Programme. As a result we are looking for qualified nurses and midwives who are passionate and motivated to train as specialist public health nurses Health Visiting.
The entry requirements for the 12 month programme are:
Qualified nurse or midwife with an active NMC registration willing to undertake a fully funded one year academic course atthe University of Greenwich
Minimum of 120 academic credits at level 5, diploma or equivalent (If unsure of the above please contact the university)
Applicants must be able to travel independently and have access to a vehicle for business purposes throughout the course. Where necessary, adjustments will be made in accordance with the Equality Act
This is a fully funded and salaried course starting in January 2024 (comprising 50% academic and 50% clinical placement in accordance with university and Trust regulations) subject to confirmation by Health Education England.
Choosing to study and work in Croydon as a Health Visitor means you will be joining an integrated team of practitioners who are supported through an effective program of Practice Supervision, Corporate Membership of the HV, and an ongoing extensive in house training program .
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