Job Description

Job summary

Band 5 Healthy Child Programme Nurse for Leicester City School Nursing

Exciting opportunities have arisen to join the 5 to 19 City school nursing team. Our team work within Public Health Nursing to deliver the Healthy Child Programme. We are pleased to offer full and part time job opportunities across Leicester City. Our core working hours are 8.30am-4.30 Monday-Friday.

Public Health Nursing seeks to promote and protect the health of children and young people. We do this by promoting healthy lifestyles and reducing the likelihood of ill health through delivery of the Healthy Child Programme. Public Health Nursing is central to giving children the best start in life and to reach their full potential. We offer early intervention as physical and mental health issues emerge, referring to specialist services as required.

We would love to meet you if you are an enthusiastic and self-motivated Registered Nurse who has experience of working with children, young people and families. Our teams are busy, high achieving and dynamic consisting of committed and skilled people who want to deliver the best possible care for children and their families. The successful candidates will be flexible team players and role models who are able to demonstrate a willingness to lead, support and implement change.

Please see job description and person specification for full details. Details of qualifications and experience need to be clearly evidenced within your application form.

Main duties of the job

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About us

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.


Job description

Job responsibilities

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For further information please contact:

Karen Salisbury, Clinical Team Leader, 07467 681283



Person Specification



  • Registered Level 1 Nurse
  • Driver with car


  • Experience of working with children and families.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust


Leicestershire Partnership Nhs Trust

Bridge Park Road




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