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Health Visitor

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year salary based on full time hours
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are passionate about providing remarkable care and we are looking for people who share our mindset, here in Hampshire's Health Visiting Service. We encourage staff to be innovative and challenge the norm. If you are a Health Visitor and you are looking to join a thriving, diverse, innovative service which puts children, young people, and their families at the centre of all that they do, then this is the job for you.

Main duties of the job

We are well known for our creative approach in supporting our communities, children and families with great innovations including ChatHealth, our Text Messaging Advice Service the Parent Portal, an interactive web-based information hub for parents, and our partnership with Barnardo's which offers community-based public health programmes. We are proud of having achieved BFI accreditation at gold standard.

We're looking for a qualified Health Visitor (NMC registered) to join the Eastleigh North / Eastleigh South Health Visiting Team who is highly skilled in communication, with a strong approach to teamwork. The individual will be someone who can lead delivery of the Healthy Child Programme, especially the 6 High Impact Areas, using evidence-based practice. Working as a team player, your role will require excellent assessment skills and effective partnership working to develop personalised care to support your caseload.

We are committed to ensuring that our values are the foundation of everything we do. We offer great opportunities for learning and development through a robust induction programme, comprehensive safeguarding and clinical supervision and access to a broad suite of training for professional development. For newly qualified practitioners we have a respected preceptorship programme. We look forward to receiving your application.

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?

Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?

We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse/Midwife
  • BSc Hons Public Health Specialist Practitioner (Health Visiting) or equivalent
  • NMC Registered Part 3
  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Full UK Driving Licence (and access to a car)


  • Child Branch Registration or similar qualification
  • Mentorship Module
  • Evidence of ongoing learning and professional development

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Eastleigh Health Centre

Newtown Road



SO50 9AG

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