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Professional Lead - Practice Learning Coordinator

Posted: 29 Sep 2020 Closes: 29 Oct 2020
Swan House, Peterborough, United Kingdom £38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata
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Professional Lead - Practice Learning Coordinator

Job Reference: 310-CYPF-2656534

Employer: Department: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough HCP Service Location: Swan House, Peterborough Salary: £38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time (37.5 hours per week) Healthy Child Programme (HCP) 0-19 Professional Lead to deliver and lead the education and training needs for all staff working within the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough HCP Service.

You will be aligned to the HCP staff in Peterborough, working as part of a team of Professional Leads covering HCP Education within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust work in partnership with Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, delivering excellent care to children, young people and their families.

The successful applicant will be based in the Peterborough Locality.

You will have a Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) degree and a recognised teaching and assessing/mentorship qualification. You will be able to evidence continuous professional development and extensive community public health experience as a Band 6 or above. You will have experience of leading change in practice and of supporting pre-registration and SCPHN students during their training and education.

The post holder will provide evidence-based education and leadership to the locality HCP team. He/she will be able to demonstrate the ability to plan, deliver and evaluate teaching sessions and be confident and competent with formal teaching. You will ensure the delivery of a high quality, efficient and effective training programme for students and staff.

You will be flexible and adaptable to changing needs in a service that is continually developing and improving. You will have a clear communication style; have good organisation and problem solving skills. You will be able to demonstrate a keen interest in Public Health particularly around children's health and wellbeing.

As this position will involve working together as a team of Professional Leads within the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough locality areas; you must have the ability and willingness to travel across the geographical area within our combined Trusts.

Every member of the team contributes to the continuous review and evaluation of service delivery to ensure we achieve our vision. You will have a vital role in helping to protect children and young people's health and in achieving local and national targets.

Our integrated 0-19 HCP skill mix team offer a dedicated child and family focused service delivery that makes Every Contact Count. You will receive a comprehensive induction package and a holistic approach to offering support and guidance via management, safeguarding and clinical supervision.

We offer continuous staff development identified via our supervision and appraisal system in order to support and develop leadership skills and you will be working for an NHS organisation with Agenda for Change terms and conditions.

You will have the opportunity to access a competitively priced lease car scheme.

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£48.43 for an Enhanced Check or £30.43 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month's salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager.

This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and is in possession of the disclosure certificate, for which an online status check will be undertaken.

Children and Young People's Services: provided in partnership by Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Angela Rees, Service Manager

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people and members of our BAME and LGBTQ+ communities. For further information about our positive equality, diversity and Inclusion work, please email

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently 'at risk' & who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are 'at risk' please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) & references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

We reserve the right to close adverts early should we receive sufficient applications.

COVID-19 / Face-to-Face interviews are currently not permitted, therefore will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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