We are looking to recruit a Health Visitor to work effectively to deliver the Healthy Child Wales Programme promoting the health and wellbeing of children and families within Rhondda.
The post holder will be a dynamic, motivated individual to support the provision of effective and efficient service. You will be expected to hold a SCPHN qualification or be imminently awaiting a successful result. Therefore Health Visiting students currently working or being hosted within the University Health Board are welcomed to apply.
This post is fixed term for 6 months due to - meet the needs of the serviceMain duties of the job
The health visitor is responsible for a defined caseload of pre-school children and families within a geographic area or General Practice population.
The main purpose of the job includes the assessment of health need, the implementation and evaluation of health enhancing activities and the generation of information that can be utilised to influence policies that affect health
The post holder, as well as being a qualified Health Visitor, will possess excellent clinical skills with a pro- active approach to evidence based practice. You will be a team player displaying excellent interpersonal skills with clear and precise communication with team members/colleagues and the ability to embrace new challenges.
A comprehensive Induction Programme will be offered to the successful candidate, as will continued professional and personal development with regular appraisals and on-going appropriate training and education.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.About us
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf.
We live by our core values:
- We listen, learn and improve
- We treat everyone with respect
- We all work together as one team
We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.Job descriptionJob 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 SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse and/or midwife
- BSc Specialist Community Public Health Nurse
- MSc in Community Health Studies
Desirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Relevant post registration experience.
- Skilled Practitioner embracing clinical governance and clinical effectiveness
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health BoardAddress
Ferndale Medical Centre
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