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Health Visitor

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity exists for conscientious, motivated and innovative practitioners to work within the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Health Visiting service.

We require enthusiastic and positive practitioners who are pro-active and have a 'can do approach'. You should work well as part of a team and take ownership and responsibility for providing a safe and excellent service to the families within your care.

We expect our staff to be professional and consistent role models who lead by example and are committed to learning and improving to develop themselves and others.

If you have a natural ability to put others at ease, are patient, calm and reassuring, have the ability to communicate honestly when under pressure and work well as part of a team we would like to receive your application.

First Level Registration together with Degree/Diploma in Health Visiting is essential.

Main duties of the job

This post will be within the Cardiff and Vale Health Visiting Service.

You will be expected to deliver the Healthy Child Wales Programme, and/or Flying Start additionality to an allocated caseload, and work as a part of a team, liaise with stakeholders and managers and become familiar with the community profile of the area you will cover.

The Health Visiting service ensures that families receive a high quality of care and support as part of the Healthy Child Wales Programme.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focused on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation, we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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



  • First Level Registration
  • SCPHN Health Visitor Registration/working towards
  • Nurse Prescriber/working towards


  • Mentorship experience



  • Teaching experience
  • Safeguarding knowledge and experience
  • Experience of multi-agency working



  • Knowledge of Healthy Child Wales Programme/Flying Start Programme
  • Understanding of public health agenda


  • To be I.T. Literate.
  • Welsh Speaker
  • Level 3 Safeguarding Training

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

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board



Woodland House, Maes Y Coed Road


CF14 4HH

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