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Health Visiting Team Leader

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is a thriving NHS Community Trust, providing services for nearly a million people across west and central London. Our mission is to give children a better start and adult's greater independence.

We are looking for experienced nurses with a real enthusiasm to manage the day-to-day, on-going delivery and development of the 0-19 years' service and teams within your remit. You will provide a service that is responsive, high quality, value for money and meets our contractual obligations.

You will work with clinical, pathway and professional leads to develop and re-design care pathways with other partners, implementing best practice and ensuring the maximum utilization of resources to benefit our patients.

In return we will provide you with the support and development you need to deliver excellent services within a Trust that is committed to putting patients, their carers and the public at the heart of everything we do. Working in close collaboration with GPs, Children's Centre's is a key component of the role.

For further details / informal visits please contact Carol Cork on 07944550263/Carol.Cork@nhs.netOr on 07813763361

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical and professional leadership and manage 0-19 public health nursing (health visiting and school nursing) teams, ensuring the delivery of a comprehensive and high quality needs led service

To plan, organize and evaluate an innovative public health service, and where appropriate, delegate to other members of the team to ensure delivery of a high quality service

To provide a skilled, effective and evidence based public health service to clients in a variety of community settings.

To work in collaboration with other health care and service providers to ensure seamless delivery of services for clients and communities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

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)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T& C's apply
  • 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:

Job description

Job responsibilities

To act as a clinical resource and provide clinical management and professional leadership for the 0-19 team, which supports and facilitates the development of the public health service

To provide a skilled, effective and evidence based service to clients in a variety of community settings to include, school, home, GP, childrens Centre and community clinics.

Any clinical responsibilities provided must be delivered within the professional area of expertise i.e. health visiting or school nursing

To have an overview of the profiled health needs for the local community ensuring that the 0-19 service meets the needs of the local population, that resources are utilised effectively and any service gaps identified and addressed.

To support the identification, prioritisation and implementation of health assessments, programmes of care, to ensure the delivery of the healthy child programme

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife
  • Specialist Community Public Health Nurse qualification- school nursing or health visiting BSc or diploma
  • Current NMC registration
  • Evidence of continuing post-registration education and training
  • Mentor training
  • IT Literate


  • PHSE credited course
  • Evidence of other post registration education and training in specialist areas e.g. Epilepsy, allergies



  • Recent health visiting or school nursing experience
  • Experience of coordinating and leading multi-skilled teams
  • Able to co-ordinate health promotion initiatives in line with local and national health improvement targets
  • Experience of working collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and inter-agency working. Ability to facilitate joint working practices
  • Experience of organising and managing own workload and that of others
  • Experience of undertaking comprehensive health assessments, planning and implementing evidence based programmes of care
  • Writing care plans
  • Experience of developing the public health agenda
  • Experience of teaching others and mentoring students
  • Exprience of receiving and delivering clinical supervision.


  • Experience of innovative practice or project management.
  • Experience of line managing team members
  • Experience of developing clinical standards and protocols.

Skills and Knowledge


  • Knowledge of recent developments in public health nursing and health and social care legislation.
  • Current knowledge of safeguarding children guidelines and relevant legal aspects
  • Knowledge of the public health agenda and the health care needs of individuals in the community
  • Appropriate knowledge of clinical skills i.e. administration of immunisations
  • 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 equality and diversity can be implemented in practice
  • Knowledge of managing difficult situations and conflict resolution
  • Knowledge of implementing evidence based practice
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and plan, organise, review and prioritise own workload and that of others
  • Able to delegate work effectively and safely
  • Ability to be flexible and responsive to client and organisational needs
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team towards a shared vision of the health visiting service
  • Ability to make informed decisions under pressure
  • Be able to use information technology
  • Ability to make informed decisions under pressure
  • 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 a multidisciplinary team
  • Motivated to learn and develop to meet the needs of the service
  • Willingness to facilitate and support the learning and development of others in the practice environment



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good listening skills
  • High level of work organization, self-motivation, drive for performance and improvement, and flexibility in approach and attitude.
  • Strong sense of commitment to openness, honesty and integrity in undertaking the role.
  • Ability to use clinical and IT systems required of the role
  • Able to carry out the duties of the post with or without adaptations

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Richford Gate Primary Care Centre

49, Richford Street, Hammersmith And Fulham


W6 7HY

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