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Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor) NW

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
4 May 2024
Central London Community Healthcare have a new opportunity for Health Visitors to join the inner northwest division and work in Westminster. We have vacancies in Bessborough Family Hub, Portman Family Hub and Queen's Park Children's Centre. The Borough has undergone transformation leading to the implementation of universal and targeted teams that are aligned to family hubs and the wider early help programme.

The inner boroughs are a great place to work as you will experience the full spectrum of need from the least to the most affluent giving you a wide range of public health experience.

The division is serviced by 20 TFL stations and 5 cross county/country stations that will help you commute and support work-related travel. You will have the opportunity to work across areas such as Portobello Road and Nottinghill Gate.

If you chose to relocate for work Sharetobuy offer discounted market rent properties for essential workers in each

Main duties of the job

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor)

To plan, organise 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 to deliver the Quality Strategy objectives.

To collaborate and deliver an integrated service delivery in partnership with the Family Hubs and our partners which will improve access and health outcomes for children and their families.

For registered Band 6 Health Visitors, this post is offering a premium of �2,500 payable upon commencement of employment (T& C's apply)

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 practices.
  • 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)
  • Surrent 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
  • Ability to be flexible and responsive to
  • 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 a team
  • 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

Key Attributes


  • Able to carry out the duties of the post
  • 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 for the post

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Bessborough Street Clinic



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