The SCPHN programme, revalidated in 2012, aims to develop students’ professional career as a registered nurse or midwife by preparing them with the academic, practice and professional requirements to enable application to Part 3 of NMC register as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (HV or SN). Currently, the programme includes V100 Community practitioner Nurse Prescribing. There is one intake per year in September, currently divided into two cohorts (Canterbury and Medway campus).
Exam boards are held 3 times per year in March, July and September (Award)
Other short courses in this portfolio include:
- Transfer to Another Field of Practice
- Building Community Capacity
- Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing v100 (For SCPHN registrants without a prescribing qualification)
Applicants for this post should be registered with the NMC as a Health Visitor or alternatively a School Nurse as well as hold a recorded Non-Medical Prescribing qualification. They should also have current experience of delivering a SCPHN programme within Higher Education.
The successful applicant will demonstrate an academic career in SCPHN and NMP which involves experience as a subject lead or Programme Manager/Director and /or Professional Lead as well as evidence of research in this specialist field. Experience of external examining would be desirable.
The appointment will become effective from September 2015 and all informal enquires should in the first instance be addressed to:
Professional Lead & Programme Director PGDip/Graduate Diploma & BSc(Hons) SCPHN
All formal expressions of interest should include a letter and accompanying CV and
sent directly to:
Dr Eleni Hatzidimitriadou
Head of School
Public Health, Midwifery and Social Work
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
North Holmes Road