Health Visitor

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic Health Visitor to joint the team in Ty Sign Clinic in the East of Caerphilly. You will be working within a team of Health Visitors and skill mix staff delivering an Early Years Health vising programme to families living in Risca, Crosskeys and Ynysddu wards.

The successful candidate will have the relevant qualification, professionalism and clinical skills necessary to work on their own initiative as well as working effectively in partnership with parents/carers and other services such as Family First, Primary Care, Children Services and School Nursing. Applications from student due to qualify are also welcomed.

Main duties of the job

The Health Visitor contributes to the development of new projects and policies within the health visiting service and is involved in the research, implementation and evaluation of evidence based practice. The post holder will be responsible for providing universal, enhanced, and intensiveHealth Visiting services to children and families from all cultural diversities on their case load. Health Visitors work as a team across locally defined areas and support the service across Gwent, to provide a safe service for all preschool children and their families.

We would like you to view our Health Visiting RecruitmentVideo at the ABUHB Health Visiting web page.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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



  • SCPHN Qualification


  • SCPHN Qualification



  • Delivery of HCWP
  • Working with mutli disciplinary team
  • Experience of working with Safeguarding and Vulnerable families


  • Understanding of HCWP



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Leadership skills
  • Competent in IT skills, completing data and writing emails
  • Proven skills in motivating and influencing other


  • Change management skills
  • MECC



  • Flexible approach to unpredictable workload demands/patterns
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance
  • Confident and have the ability to motivate others
  • Team player and change agent
  • Ability to travel between sites and visits in a timely manner


  • Ability to speak Welsh

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

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Ty Sign Clinic

Elm Drive Risca


NP11 6HJ

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