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9th November 2020

PHE SLC Health Visitor Sessional Trainer Band 7 Secondment Opportunity – closing date midnight on 11 Nov 2020

The National Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years directorate in Public Health England (PHE) is looking to recruit Health Visitor Sessional Trainers, on a band 7 secondment opportunity, as part of the PHE Best Start in Speech Language and Communication (SLC) Programme.

They are seeking applications from motivated and enthusiastic individuals who will focus on the coordination and delivery of virtual training to frontline health visitors and early years practitioners across England, focusing on the use of a new early language identification measure and intervention and provide feedback to national leads.

The roles will support the dissemination of a package of new guidance and materials aimed at supporting speech, language and communication development locally.

Please see attached Job Description.

The role: To deliver national training sessions to health visiting teams and early years practitioners on the use of a new SLC early language identification measure and intervention for the 2-2.5 year review.

Essential to apply: Has previously completed the PHE/DfE speech, language and communication 1 day train-the-trainer programme from the Institute of Health Visiting (between 2018 and 2019), and was involved in cascading the speech, language and communication training.

Working days: 1-3 a month

Agenda for Change: Band 7

Dates: 7 December 2020 – 31 March 2021

Induction and Training: To take place early December 2020

Funding: Back fill will be provided to your organisation for your secondment days.

To apply: Please send your CV and supporting statement of no more than 500 words by midnight on 11 Nov 2020  to [email protected].

The supporting statement should include:

    • How your experience matches the requirements of the person specification
    • The personal development you expect to gain if successful in the role

Interview Date:  Week of 16 November 2020

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Pauline Bigwood at [email protected]

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