Health Visitors

What do Health Visitors do?

Health visitors are specialist community public health nurses (SCPHN). They work with families with children aged 0 to 5 years to improve and protect health, prevent ill health and reduce inequalities. For more details of the health visitor role please click here.

The South East is a great place to study and work. There are health visiting opportunities across the region:

Health Visiting Jobs in the South East:

For current health visiting roles please visit: Health visitor | Health Careers

Training to become a Health Visitor:

To train to become a health visitor you must be a registered nurse and undertake a SCPHN course. In the South East the SCPHN programme is offered at various universities either full-time or part-time and also as an apprenticeship.

Please search for “SCPHN Training South East” or “SCPHN apprenticeship South East” for the most up to date opportunities.

If you have previously been a Health Visitor and would like to return to practice in the South East:

If you have already been a health visitor and wish to return to practice please click here for details of your local Return to Practice Course.

You may also wish to view the South East 0-19 Workforce Project Return to Practice Webinar.