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Get paid to train! Develop an outstanding career as a Health Visitor or School Nurse in Kent

When you live and work in Kent you are less than an hour from central London, but a world away.

Fast track your career with an outstanding NHS trust. This is a fantastic opportunity for qualified nurses to start their journey as a student school nurse, or health visitor. We are recruiting NOW to our Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) programme in 2022.

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We’ve got opportunities across the beautiful county of Kent for qualified band 5 nurses to fast-track into a great career.

Kent has the lot – beautiful coastline, fantastic countryside, vibrant towns and is just a short trip to central London on high speed trains.

Like working with families?

This is a brilliant job for someone who enjoys working with children and families, and is passionate about their health and wellbeing. We're looking for people to start with us after September 2022 with a view to starting the course in in either September 2022 or January 2023.

You could be fully qualified in just 18 months; all while being employed as a vital part of our friendly and professional team helping children to have the best possible start in life.

We work in partnership with local children’s centres and GPs on a challenging and rewarding caseload, and we strongly encourage creativity and new ideas.

You'll be paid throughout your training year and, following successful completion, you will be a fully qualified band six School Nurse or Health Visitor, with opportunities to progress your career further.

We welcome flexible working arrangements at a base to suit you, and can offer a generous re-location package to the right candidates.

Join our virtual open evening on Monday 23 May, 7pm to find out more and ask any questions ahead of your application. Click here to join the evening, there is no need to book.

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Alison talks about life in Kent as a Health Visitor

“Everyone has been so welcoming and attentive. The team are like a family, we all support each other, and everyone’s input is valued. There are brilliant development opportunities and the training is excellent.”

Clare Thompson, new CPHN

“A truly lovely, friendly team, who are always approachable and supportive if you have any issues. The office has lots of parking and a new modern 'hub' where you can go with colleagues for a nice lunch. Professional development is supported and encouraged, with opportunities to undertake additional training.”

Leanne Ironside, new CPHN