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Health Visitor

Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa (pro rata)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

Health Visitor Role Wallasey Team

Do you fancy a career with an award winning integrated health and care NHS Foundation Trust? Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative and forward-thinking organisation, delivering high quality health and care services to the populations of Wirral, Cheshire East, St Helens and Knowsley.

We take great pride in being an open, trusting and compassionate organisation. The Trust is committed to promoting and building a team that enhances inclusion, diversity and equality. We strongly believe that working together with our partners, listening to and engaging with our patients, service users and their families we can make a real difference to the lives of local people within our communities. We currently deliver outstanding 0-19 and 0-19+ Health and Wellbeing Services across Wirral, Cheshire East and St Helens and Knowsley, supporting over 250,000 children and young people.

You can also visit our dedicated. children and young people's website to find out more about our services.

We work closely with our commissioners and partners to deliver the best possible services for the children, young people and families.

Julia Bryant, Quality Lead at the Trust, shares her experience of working within the organisation's children and young people's services.

Watch Julia's video.

Main duties of the job

An opportunity has arisen for a part time Health Visitor to work in the 0-19+ Service working for Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, Based in the Wallasey area. We welcome newly qualified applications .

The post requires good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to be adaptable, reliable, compassionate and approachable. You will need to have strong interpersonal and leadership skills, be flexible solution focused and support service development.

You will work as part of an integrated 0-19+ Team and will be required to support the full delivery of the Healthy Child Programme and be responsible for managing a caseload of universal partnership and partnership plus families.You will also be involved in a range of public health activities within a geographical area, to include individuals, groups and communities.

As a key stakeholder in the safeguarding of children, you will be required to work collaboratively with other agencies to meet their needs. You will have a good knowledge of the components of Clinical Governance, Risk Management, Audits and relevant Professional Codes.

You will have a good knowledge of the components of Clinical Governance, Risk Management, audits and relevant Professional Codes.

When considering applying for a post, it is crucial that you read the person specification in order to ensure that you fulfil the essential criteria, which will be a requisite for shortlisting.

About us

At Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust our priority is to provide safe, high quality care to our communities every day; the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We strive to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care.

We provide primary, community and social care services to the population of Wirral, St Helens, Knowsley and Cheshire East. We play a key role in the local health and social care economy as a high-performing organisation with an excellent clinical reputation.

Our expert teams provide a diverse range of community health care services, seeing and treating people right through their lives both at home and close to home. Our hard working staff support us to embed an open, just and compassionate culture and in turn we support them by providing an inclusive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development.

As a Trust, we provide extensive continuous professional development opportunities through a diverse range of learning solutions, including virtual and face-to-face events, webinars and action learning sets. We subscribe to numerous memberships and licences to support staff development and continuous learning. You can read more about the Trust via the careers section on our website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Personal Specification for more information on these exciting roles.

For an informal discussion please contact Jennifer Owens -Team Leader .

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training


  • 1st Level Nurse
  • Preceptorship Training
  • Specialist Practitioner qualification in Health Visiting or certificate/diploma
  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Evidence of continual professional development


  • Mentorship Module
  • Leadership Module

Experience & Knowledge


  • Experience of managing a Health Visiting caseload
  • Experience of leading the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluation of care
  • Experience of integrated working
  • Knowledge of child protection/vulnerable adults legislation/procedures

Skills & Attributes


  • Good verbal, non verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Access to a car for work purposes
  • Ability to support students in placements

Personal Qualities


  • Effective Interpersonal Skills
  • 'Can do' approach
  • Vision

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