Health Visitor

Health Visitors are part of Child and Family Services who deliver the Healthy Child programme specific to their role based upon the 4-5-6 approach in practice. As a member of our Child and Family Services team you will be flexible, enthusiastic, have an ability to manage change and be motivated to work as part of a team as well as an autonomous practitioner

hours: 37.5 per week

salary: £56,972 - £60,931 per annum

criteria: Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor), Current Driving Licence Essential

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Role details

We deliver an early-sustained home visiting program (MECSH) within our Health Visiting service, which provides an exciting opportunity for creative and innovative practitioners in this field.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the guidelines of the NMC and Code of Conduct and Scope of Professional Practice and apply these to maintain trust and  credibility with clients, carers and colleagues.

You will make a significant contribution to a specialty service through developing effective clinical leadership skills,  keep fully up to date in developments within your own professional discipline and will share clinical knowledge/experience in order to enhance nursing care.  Essentially you will maintain a professional portfolio which demonstrates the continuing acquisition of skills, knowledge, attitudes, understanding and achievement.

You will work collaboratively as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, taking the lead role when appropriate and participate in building team commitment, coherence and spirit. while contributing to the overall aims of the service by developing the nursing staff and encouraging self sufficiency and flexibility of working practices to provide the most cost-effective and efficient working practices.

The post holder will demonstrate research experience and the application of research into practice by creating and maintaining a culture which uses clinical audit and research to improve patient outcomes and promote best practice. Essentially, you will take responsibility for the safeguarding and welfare of all children, adults and/or families within your care and conduct and must be familiar with the signs and symptoms of abuse and know what to do if any such concerns are raised or are identified.

We offer clinical, safeguarding and MESCH supervision, in house training opportunities for continued personal development and 37 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays)


For an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity please contact Michelle Cumming, Operational Team Lead, Child and Family Services  on 01534 443625 for an informal discussion.

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