Health Visitor

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) - Band 6-Richmond

Children, young people, and families are our focus and passion, and we are looking for highly motivated qualified, retired and newly qualified Health Visitors committed to providing the best possible care to join our supportive, welcoming, and innovative team in Richmond.

This is your chance to join us and be part of a team that's motivated to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve whilst also being cared for, challenged to being the best version of yourself and supported through it. We recognise our team members have different needs around working hours, development requirements and support. We offer flexible working, recognise that people develop at different paces and require different support and we also recognise that our team members have different aspirations-some want to develop within the role whilst others aspire to go into senior leadership.

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Persons Specification.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Annette Holloway

Job title:Team Lead Richmond.

Email address:

Main duties of the job

RESPONSIBLE FOR: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.


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

To provide a skilled, effective and evidence-based health visiting 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

To collaborate with team colleagues in order to deliver the Quality Strategy objectives

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

Deliver the healthy child programme and work in partnership with families to develop and agree tailored health plans as required

Utilising specialist skills and knowledge, advise and support individuals and families on evidence-based health care

Understand the caseload profile including the health needs of the defined population and local communities, targeting outreach services to meet their needs

Initiate referrals to multi-disciplinary/agency colleagues as required to ensure adequate care and support for families and children

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual/group programmes of care that meet the public health needs of the population

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

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife
  • Registered Health Visitor (SCPHN)
  • Current NMC registration
  • Evidence of continuing post-registration education and training
  • Practice assessor/supervisor training or working towards



  • 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 staff / students

Skills and Knowledge


  • 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
  • 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
  • Motivated to learn and develop to meet the needs of the service
  • Willingness to facilitate and support the learning of others in the practice environment



  • Able to carry out the duties of thepost
  • 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

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


L5 Richmond Health Visiting



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