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Health Visitor - Flying Start

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Health Visitor to work within our Flying Start multi-agency team. Managing a caseload within a defined population with the overarching aims of increasing family resilience, improving population health outcomes and reducing health inequalities whilst safeguarding the wellbeing of children.

Flying Start Health Visitor Vacancy 37.5 hours - Wrexham area Band 6 Permanent contract.

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

Main duties of the job

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative Health Visitor to join our Flying Start Health Visiting Service in the Wrexham area, North Wales. We are looking for a self-motivated team player who has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills. To work with a multi-agency Flying Start team to achieve the Welsh Assembly Government initiative scheme, targeting Communities in need to provide enhanced local services within a multi-agency setting.

The post holder will manage a defined caseload in addition to facilitating group and community work that aims to address Health inequalities in partnership with the wider multi-skilled team. They will undertake assessment of needs, planning, implementing and evaluating the programme of care offered to families and individuals. In addition, the post holder will contribute to the public health role in line with government public health initiatives.

Candidates must hold a degree or equivalent in Health Visiting (or on a current SCPHN Health Visiting course) with current NMC registration and nurse prescribing qualification. Experience is preferable but may be newly qualified.

The Health Board offers an Induction Course and ongoing Clinical Supervision and support from its Safeguarding Children Team and opportunities for in house training.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health ?organisation? in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000 across North Wales. Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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 Health Visitor Post graduate diploma or Certificate
  • Live current NMC Registration


  • SCPHN Degree
  • Mentorship
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Nurse Prescribing



  • In-depth understanding of Public Health agenda & priorities
  • Ability to apply and enact local strategy
  • Understanding of clinical governance agenda
  • All Wales Child Protection Procedures (2008) and Practice
  • In depth knowledge of Health Visiting practice and strategic drivers
  • Healthy Child Wales Programme (2015)


  • Level 3 Safeguarding



  • Teaching in a clinical setting
  • Safeguarding
  • Multi-agency working


  • Partnership working
  • Facilitating group work
  • Proven change management experience



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective mentoring
  • Ability to work Autonomously
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proven skills in motivating and influencing others
  • Leadership skills
  • Basic IT skills to include WORD and email


  • MECC
  • Change management skills

Personal Attributes


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


  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Flying Start Hafod Office

Hafod Y Wern, Deva Way


LL13 9HD

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