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Health Visitor

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Pontardawe Swansea
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Health Visitor to join the Health Visiting Team within the Neath Port Talbot area.

The post holder will be responsible for delivering the Healthy Child Wales health visiting programme whilst implementing public health initiatives. You will be expected to work in partnership with other professionals and agencies to address health needs - demonstrating excellent communication skills whilst working both autonomously and as part of a team.

The post holder will need to be committed to developing a high degree of standards of care and actively seek and promote professional working relationships with the wider team and statutory and voluntary practitioners. The post holder will be passionate about promoting specialist knowledge and advice to families enabling them to lead healthy lifestyles, prevent illness and to give their children the best possible start in life.

In order to apply you will need to possess a Health Visiting qualification and be registered in the appropriate part of the NMC register. Travel is an essential part of this role, please demonstrate your ability to fulfil this criterion in your application.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details of the job and please get in touch for further information and informal visits.

Main duties of the job

To work with the health visiting team in NPT and wider multi agency team to deliver services to Children and young people. The post holder will deliver the Healthy Child Wales Programme to a defined caseload within a practice area, either in the home or clinic setting. This will involve assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating client care and providing advice. Plan, organise and participate/ delegate activities for children, young people and families e.g., clinics, health education groups, public health advice, screening, home visits and drop-in sessions. Undertake home visits to children and young people and participate in the assessment of care needs and implement a planned programme of care. Participate in the immunisation programmes in line with the Healthy Child WalesProgramme. This may include domiciliary immunisations. Complete and participate in developmental reviews of children and young people in accordance with the Healthy Child Wales Programme.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • NMC register
  • Nurse Prescriber or working towards



  • Experience in primary care and multi agency working
  • Knowledge and experience in child protection
  • knowledge and experience in health visiting
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Excellent team working and communication skills
  • IT skills

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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