Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Sussex aims to recruit 150 extra health visitors

  • Comment

As part of the national health visitor strategy, the NHS in Sussex has launched a recruitment drive for new health visitors.

The primary care trust cluster is looking to recruit more than 150 new health visitors in Sussex over the next five years.

There are currently 210 health visitors working with families across Sussex.

Qualified nurses or midwives who are interested are being encouraged to apply for a fully-funded 12 month (or 24 months part time) degree course at one of four universities around the South East Coast region. They will be paid while they train.

NHS South East Coast regional nurse Sue Webb said: “There has never been a better time to train or return to be a health visitor. We are offering fully funded career development opportunities for eligible people who have a passion for giving children the best start in life.”

The strategic health authority has set an overall target of recruiting 434 extra health visitors across Kent, Medway, Surrey and Sussex.



  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.