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Flying Start Health Visitor

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Closing date
31 May 2024

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

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic Health Visitors to join the Swansea Flying Start Health Visiting Team within Swansea. We have a full time and part-time position available.

The post holder will be responsible for delivering the Flying Start enhanced health visiting programme for a defined caseload of children, families and communities to support children reach their full potential.

The Health Visitor will be expected to work in partnership with other professionals and agencies to address health needs - demonstrating excellent communication skills whilst working both autonomously and as part of a team.

The post holder will be committed to developing a high degree of standards of care and actively seek and promote professional working relationships with the wider Flying Start Team, and statutory and voluntary practitioners. The individual will be passionate about promoting public health, promoting specialist knowledge and advice to families enabling them to lead healthy lifestyles, prevent illness and to give their children the best possible start in life.

In order to apply you will need to possess a Health Visiting qualification and be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register.

Main duties of the job

This role is designed to meet the needs of the local population with the overarching aims of increasing family resilience, improving population health outcomes and reducing health inequalities.

The post holder will be providing the All Wales Flying Start Health Visiting Programme to children and families in a defined area of Swansea.

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment of health needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care to meet the needs of the child and their family following the Flying Start Healthy Child Wales Programme.

The post holder will work with families and young children in their homes and other venues within the community to provide advice, support and interventions to help parents make decisions which positively affect their family's future health and wellbeing.

In order to provide a seamless service for children, families and communities, the health visitor will actively work in a multi-agency environment and actively promote effective working relationships and communications with colleagues, professionals and statutory agencies.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor)


  • level 7 study



  • Experience of Interagency working
  • Experience of Public Health working


  • change management



  • Evidences Ability to manage workload effectively
  • IT literate
  • Nurse prescriber or working towards


  • level III safeguarding



  • In-depth knowledge of health visiting and public health


  • level III safeguarding

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Swansea Flying Start

Central Clinic, 21 Orchard Street



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