Health Visitor

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative Health Visitor to join our universal Health Visiting service in Ruthin, North Wales. We are looking for a self-motivated team player who has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.

The post holder will manage a caseload within a defined population, with overarching aims of increasing family resilience, improving population health outcomes and reducing health inequalities whilst safeguarding the wellbeing of children. The post holder will contribute to the public health role in line with government public health initiatives and within the Healthy Child Wales Programme.

Candidates must hold a degree or equivalent in Health Visiting with current NMC registration.

Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have professional responsibility for a defined population/caseload and lead the delivery & organisation of the public health program. Delivering the nursing component of the Healthy Wales Child Programme to a 0-5 age population within a defined area.

Based within the community setting, the practitioner is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care offered to families and external organisations, with particular attention to safeguarding children.

They will be responsible for coordinating and delegating work within a skill mix team.

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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



  • Healthcare degree registered nurse or registered midwife
  • SCPHN/ Nurse Prescriber
  • Evidence of CPD to post graduate diploma level
  • Teaching qualifications or experience


  • Masters Degree
  • Management experience

Appititues and Abilities


  • Able to work as an autonomous practitioner
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Organisational and assessment skills
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to respect and value contribution of others
  • Knowledge of research


  • Ability to speak welsh
  • IT skills



  • Community experience
  • Experience working as part of a MDT
  • Willing to undertake further training in respect of specialist role


  • Experience in undertaking nurse led clinics



  • Ability to travel in between bases in a timely manner

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Ruthin Hospital

Llanrhydd Street


LL15 1PS

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