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Band 6 Health Visitor

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Do you have passion and commitment to public health and the early intervention agenda and want to work in one of the most diverse and thriving cities in England?

BCHC is committed to providing a good work-life balance, therefore offering flexible/agile working to all our staff. We are looking for passionate and committed Health Visitors who are highly skilled, enthusiastic, clinical practitioners and have a good understanding of the needs of children, young people and their families and want to be part of our journey to work as part of an integrated early years, health, and wellbeing service.

We have an opening in the Hall Green district.

If you want to give every child an equal chance to have the best start in life so they can achieve their full potential, this post would be well suited to you.

There are development opportunities that support career progression within health visiting. We have a number of Band 7 posts that can be considered alongside either clinical or management development.

BCHC also support practitioners who have been out of practice for a while, and offer a Return to Practice framework, all of the above can be discussed at interview.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for assessing need and providing health promotion and illness prevention services to the local population. The post holder will work within a corporate caseload as well as with the local population on children and family centred public health related issues.

The post holder will be a first level registered nurse with a Health Visiting Degree/Diploma/ Certificate. The post holder will work within the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

You will be responsible for:

Day-to-day management and delegation of work to nursery nurses, link workers and any other support staff within the team (including supervision and monitoring the work of these staff)

Overseeing and planning in-service development for these staff

About us

Be Part of Our Team...

BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details on the main responsibilities, please see the attached job description and person specification.

BCHC offer an attractive Recruitment & Retention Premia for health visiting based on an additional payment for colleagues in Band 6 and Band 7 posts. It will be accompanied by a commitment to fund any reasonable request for continuing professional development during the year.

Person Specification



  • Registered First Level Nurse Health Visitor Certificate/Diploma/Degree
  • Evidence of recent professional development
  • Non medical nurse prescriber



  • Knowledge of evidence based approaches in the provision of the Healthy Child Programme
  • Evidence of assessment and care planning skills
  • Ability to facilitate the learning of others in a one to one or group setting
  • Ability to demonstrate sound knowledge and application of up to date evidence base for the Healthy Child programme, and the 6 High impact areas for 0-5s
  • Ability to demonstrate written skills that are relevant, accurate, concise and legible
  • Ability to work in a supervisory capacity
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to Non Medical Prescribing
  • Ability to use software packages as appropriate

Other job requirements


  • Independently mobile with ability to travel to fulfil job requirements


  • Ability to occasionally work flexible hours, which may include weekends and evenings



  • Evidence of postregistration nursing experience
  • Evidence of multidisciplinary and multiagency working and safeguarding children
  • Evidence of time and resource management
  • Experience of applying learning into practice
  • Experience of caseload management

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


Hall Green District


B28 8BG

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