Develop an outstanding career as a Health Visitor in the heart of Kent

When you live and work in Faversham, Sittingbourne or the Isle of Sheppey you’re just 45 minutes from central London, but a world away.

Discover chocolate-box villages

in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, or choose the busy market towns of Sittingbourne or Faversham. All are perfectly-placed for getting to the stunning Kent coast, with connections to the rest of Europe, or you can be in central London for an evening out in less than an hour.

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Fancy living on an island?

The Isle of Sheppey has the perfect blend of award-winning beaches and relaxing countryside. Kent’s ‘treasure island’; the marshes, reserves and country parks on Sheppey make it a perfect haven for nature enthusiasts, or those who simply enjoy peace and quiet.

With affordable property prices and excellent schools, it’s a great place to bring up a family.

Fast track your career with us

Band 5

We’ve got some outstanding opportunities for qualified band 5 nurses to fast-track into a great career as a band 6 Health Visitor – supporting local children to have the best possible start in life.

We welcome flexible working arrangements and can offer a generous re-location package to the right candidates.

With our SCPHN course you could be a qualified band 6 health visitor in just 12 months; all while being employed as a vital part of our friendly and professional team.

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.

Start your new career

Discover a great new role as a CPHN in Kent.

Band 6

Already a band 6 Health Visitor?  Come and join a friendly and professional team in a beautiful part of the world.

At KCHFT we encourage learning & development and strongly support ‘champion’ roles in areas such as: early years development, communication, haemaglobinapathy, safeguarding, breastfeeding, domestic abuse, Solihull, disabilities, perinatal mental health, or CONI (care of next infant); so you can specialise in an area that interests you.

You can also get a £2,000 recruitment and retention premium!

Start your new career

Discover a great new role as a health visitor in Kent.

“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