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Health Visitor

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
17 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Amazing Health Visitors required to join our outstanding teams!

These are exciting times for our Health Visiting Service in Hampshire, and we want you to be part of it. If you're a Health Visitor and you are looking to join a thriving, innovative service which puts children, young people and their families at the centre of all that they do, then this is the job for you.

We're looking for Health Visitors with an inspirational and motivational personality and someone who is highly skilled in communication, with a strong approach to teamwork. The individual will be someone who can lead in the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme, especially the 6 High Impact Areas in the community using evidence based practice.

In Southern Health we are committed to ensuring that our values are the foundation of everything we do and we offer great opportunities for ongoing learning and development for all staff by providing a robust induction programme, comprehensive safeguarding and clinical supervision as well as offering access to a broad suite of training to help with your professional development. For newly qualified practitioners we have a preceptorship programme in place to aid your development.

Only qualified health visitors are to apply.

Main duties of the job

Working as a team player, your role will require excellent assessment skills and effective partnership working including developing close relationships with our Barnardo's workers to develop preventative community-based approaches and personalised care to support to the local population.

Some of the great innovations include the introduction of ChatHealth, our new 0-5 Health Visiting Text Message Advice Service, the facilitation of Ready Steady Mums, a community based exercise movement for mums run by mums and the creation of a mental health support group for mothers called Knowing Me, Knowing You. All of which have been rolled out across Hampshire. Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust is also an accredited Baby Friendly Initiative organisation.

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?

Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?

We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse/Midwife
  • BSc Hons Public Health Specialist Practitioner (Health Visiting) or equivalent
  • NMC Registered Part 3
  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Full UK Driving Licence (and access to a car)

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Tatchbury Mount




SO40 2RZ

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