- Do you want to work for an organisation that is working together to give children a better start and adults greater independence?
- Are you a qualified Health Visitor or currently undertaking the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse training in Health Visiting?
- Are you a retired health visitor looking to return to practice?
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join one of our forward thinking and innovative integrated 0-19 Universal teams in Ealing.
We are a unique integrated 0-19 service with a skill mix team of Health visitors, School nurses, Community Staff nurses, Community Nursery nurses, Early start workers, Early start SEND workers, social workers, Family Nurse Partnership, Admin, Child healthy weight team and safeguarding advisors. We are integrated with Ealing Local Authority and are co-located within the Children Centres. From April 2023 a Recruitment premia has been introduced to attract and retain qualified Health Visitors within CLCH's Health Visiting Teams. For registered Band 6 Health Visitors, this post is offering a premium of �2,500 payable upon commencement of employment (T& C's apply)Main duties of the job
Children, young people, and families are our focus and passion, and we are seeking health visitors to join our dynamic diverse teams. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our families get the best care closer to home. The current climate means this is more important than ever supporting families to keep them well, to provide care to keep them out of hospital or allowing them to return home from hospital at the earliest opportunity through support and care.
The London of Ealing is a fantastic place in which to live & work. Located in the heart of West London & has the most vibrant and diverse communities in Britain. Working & living in Ealing provides the best of both worlds. It is within easy reach of central London. It is so well served by the rail, tube and bus networks making it easy to move around. Ealing boasts an impressive range of bars and cafs and restaurants with every possible type of dining experience and taste catered for.
We have a range of part and full time Band 6 Health Visiting posts across Ealing. You will be an either qualified or currently in training for your Specialist Community Public Health Nurse qualification with a passion for public health nursing
seeking to find new ways of working with families. Our skill-mix teams use frameworks such as MESCH
to deliver our progressive service and continue to seek and develop innovative ways of working with Ealing families to enable children to have their best start in life.About us
Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!
We can offer you:
- A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
- Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
- Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
- Flexible working options
- Annual travel card loan
- Training, support and development in your career
To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefitsJob descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required. Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Leading, influencing, and delivering a comprehensive Health Visiting service in line with the Healthy Child Programme and local service specifications for health visiting that meets the public health needs of local communities.
- Contributing to the delivery of Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018), including improving health and life chances for children and families and safeguarding those at risk.
- To deliver the role in accordance with CLCH Trust values and behaviours.
- Registered Nurse / midwife with current UK NMC registration
- Registered Health Visitor (SCPHN)
- Evidence of continuing post-registration education and training
- Practice assessor/supervisor training or working towards
Skills and KnowledgeEssential
- Health visiting experience.
- Be able to co-ordinate health promotion initiatives in line with local and national health improvement targets
- Experience of working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team and inter-agency working
- Experience of organising and managing own workload and that of others
- Experience of assessing, planning, and implementing programmes of care and writing care plans
- Experience in providing practice-based learning support to others.
- Experience of evidence-based care
- Experience of supervising st af f / students
- Knowledge of recent developments in primary care
- Knowledge of current health and social care agenda relevant to area of work and professional practice
- Knowledge of current health legislation [including Change for Children agenda, Children's Plan etc.)
- Current knowledge of child protection issues
- Appropriate knowledge of clinical skills
- Knowledge of quality issues, the audit process and clinical governance
- Knowledge of NMC Code
- Knowledge of Personal Development Planning
- Knowledge of clinical supervision
- Knowledge of how equal opportunities can be implemented in practice.
- Knowledge of managing difficult situations and conflict resolution
- Ability to work without direct supervision and plan, organise, review, and prioritise own workload and others.
- Able to delegate work effectively and safely
- Ability to be flexible and responsive to
- Be able to identify and access sources of information to inform practice.
- Critical appraisal skills and ability to utilise research evidence in practice
- Good communication skills, both written and verbal
- Able to adapt to change and have an open approach to new ways of working.
- Office management and caseload organisational skills
- Able to work in ateam
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- Able to carry out the duties of the post
- Able to travel round the locality [car/bike/public transport/foot]
- Able to provide evidence of where you have demonstrated the Trust's Values and Behaviours
- Able to demonstrate excellence in Customer Service
- Able to meet the required IT Skills forthe post
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