We are seeking to employ Registered Nurses, to work within the Early Years Health Visiting teams in the Caerphilly Borough. This is a development post and the successful applicants will be expected to complete the Specialist Community Health Visiting Training (SCPHN) to become a Registered Health Visitor.
The post holders will be based and work within a team of Health Visitors and skill-mix staff.
The successful candidate will have the relevant qualifications, 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.
We are committed to delivering the Healthy Child Wales Programme. We have an excellent training programme to support and develop our Registered Nurses, with access to safeguarding supervision and management support. We are committed to developing our Nurses as leaders within the Public Health Early Years agenda and ensure we deliver excellent quality of care to the preschool population and their families/carers within Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. The Health Visitor will also utilise the wider public health principles and a community development approach, in order to tackle health inequalities and strengthen communities and deliver on Welsh Government Public Health priorities and our exciting Clinical Futures agenda.Main duties of the job
Supporting the delivery of the Healthy Child Wales Programme to families and children living in Caerphilly. Working with a team of health professionals providing health promotion and supportive interventions to meet individual client needs.
We want Aneurin Bevan University Health Board to be an enjoyable andfulfilling place to work. We know that feeling valued at work has a positiveimpact on both staff and patients.Aneurin Bevan University Health Board expects a high standard of behaviour treating patients, their families, the public and colleagues with dignity and respect at all times. All staff are expected to carry out their roles with dedication and a commitment to the NHS and its core values.
We value our staff and are committed to ensuring the wellbeing of all our staff and offer a variable flexible working hours programme to support a work life balance.
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 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 TracPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential Desirable
- Paediatric Registered Nurse
- Clinical Practice Experience
Aptitude and AbilityEssential
- Experience of working with Children in a health/education setting
- Aware of current research. Time management skills. Assertive. Self motivator. Conflict resolution. Problem solving skills. Knowledge of Safeguarding & consent. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to recognise strengths and weaknesses.
- Ability to speak or understand the Welsh Language. Desire and motivation to apply for the SCPHN course. Paediatric clinical knowledge. Ability to delegate Ability to maintain standards Ability to teach others Ability to work effectively in a team.
- A high level of interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrates a committed and caring attitude
- Able to work in a multi-disciplinary/multi agency team.
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- Ability to travel within geographical area.
- Able to work hours flexibly
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