The health visitor is responsible for a defined caseload of pre-school children and families within a geographic area or General Practice population.
The main purpose of the job includes the assessment of health need, the implementation and evaluation of health enhancing activities and the generation of information that can be utilised to influence policies that affect health.
Have freedom to practice/act within parameters and is guided within defined policies, protocols at a local and national level and by Code of Conduct.Main duties of the job
Using own initiative and working with the deputy senior and senior nurse, develop innovative ways of working, implementing change effectively and monitoring outcomes.
Ensuring the delivery of innovative, clinically excellent evidence based child health surveillance, health promotion and other public health initiatives.
Plan, deliver and evaluate health visiting intervention working with statutory and voluntary agencies.
Work as part of the team.
Assist the deputy senior nurse, working collaboratively with other health visitors within the University Health Board to ensure the delivery of equitable, high quality services.
Communicate information in a sensitive way when dealing with issues that are sensitive and contentious.
Delegate duties as appropriate to specialist community workers for example NNEB.
English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to applyAbout usCwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf. We live by our core values:
We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.
- We listen, learn and improve
- We treat everyone with respect
- We all work together as one team
Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Cwm Taf Morgannwg yn rhan o deulu GIG Cymru. Mae ein Bwrdd Iechyd yn darparu gofal iechyd sylfaenol, eilaidd a chymunedol ynghyd gwasanaethau lles i tua 450,000 o bobl sy'n byw mewn tair sir: Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr, Merthur Tydful a Rhondda Cynon Taf.
Rydyn ni'n byw yn l ein gwerthoedd craidd:
- Rydyn ni'n gwrando, yn dysgu ac yn gwella
- Rydyn ni'n trin pawb pharch
- Rydyn ni i gyd yn gweithio fel un tm
Rydyn ni'n gyflogwr lleol balch mae tua 80% o'n gweithlu o 15,000 yn byw o fewn ein rhanbarth. O ganlyniad, nid enaid y sefydliad yn unig y mae ein staff yn ei gynrychioli, ond y cymunedau amrywiol rydyn ni'n eu gwasanaethu.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health BoardAddress
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