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Health Visitor - Harrogate District

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023
Job summary

We are looking to recruit Health Visitors to the 0-6 team in Harrogate District for various hours covering the Harrogate, Knaresborough and Ripon areas. The successful candidates will have a passion and commitment to health visiting and working to improve the lives of children and families.

They will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to deliver under pressure and able to working a rapidly changing environment .

Main duties of the job

The Health Visiting role is to deliver the Healthy Child Programme as part of team, planning, delivering and evaluating an efficient and cost effective service for an identified population, you will be delivering the National and Local Public Health agendas in response to identified health and social need working with partner agencies in a strategic, creative and holistic way, ensuring the best outcomes for children, young people and families.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are an innovative team dedicated to promoting the health and wellbeing of the North Yorkshire population. The service have developed a blended approach to service delivery with a combination of office and home working options available. There is a robust package of clinical and safeguarding supervision provided to all staff.

The Health Visitors role is to prevent ill health and promote positive holistic health care for an identified population and community and to take responsibility for ensuring the physical and mental health needs of families, acting as an advocate for the client and community.

Health Visitors plan, organise and deliver programmes of care in conjunction with the family and the multi-disciplinary team and undertake continuous on-going assessment of children, young people and families. They provide an evidenced based service to children, people, families and communities in accordance with National and Local Policy initiatives.

You will need excellent communication skills and a passion for public health, alongside good organisational skills, flexibility to meet the needs of the service, and ability to travel independently to meet service delivery as required.

For further information on this position please see the Job Description and Personal Specification.

Person Specification



  • First level registered nurse/midwife
  • Specialist practitioner.(Hons, B. Sc. Hons, Health Visiting/ Public Health Nursing or equivalent)


  • Nurse prescriber.
  • Recognised teaching qualification.



  • Evidence of participating on a service development change.

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