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Health Visitor RBKC & Westminster - North

Employer
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS pro rata (part time)
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
CLCH have a new opportunity for two qualified Health Visitors to join the inner northwest division and work within either Kensington and Chelsea or Westminster localities. The two boroughs have undergone transformation leading the implementation of universal and targeted teams that are aligned to family hubs and the wider early help programme.

You will undertake the Health Visitor role for 80% of your clinical time. 20% of your role will be dedicated to working within a structured 6-9-month work-based programme working under the supervision of the Public Health Nurse Consultant. You will identify, design and manage a project focusing on health at a population level, looking at ways to make communities and environments healthier, reducing ill-health and tackling health inequalities.

The inner boroughs are a great place to work as you will experience the full spectrum of need from including the least and most affluent which is why this role is essential in determining the local health need.

The division is services 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 little Venice, soho, the west end, Knightsbridge and more.

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Main duties of the job

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse and Public Health Quality Fellow

To plan, organize 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 in order to deliver the Quality Strategy objectives

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

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

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: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BAME background. CLCH also has active BAME and LGBTQI networks.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To compliment your role as a Health Visitor, you will:

Focus on health at a population level, looking at ways to make communities and environments healthier, reducing ill-health and tackling health inequalities

Measure, monitor and report population health and wellbeing health needs, risks, and inequalities for a specific chosen area of your work

Work with the Trust Public Health team and existing childrens services to promote population and community health and wellbeing, addressing the wider determinants of health and health inequalities

Audit, evaluate and re-design services and interventions for a specific chosen area of your work to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities

Work with, and through, policies and strategies to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities

Work collaboratively across agencies and boundaries to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities for a specific chosen area of your work

Provide leadership to drive improvement in health outcomes and the reduction of health inequalities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities

Person Specification

Education/Qualification

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Health Visitor (SCPHN)
  • Current NMC registration
  • Evidence of continuing post-registration education and training
  • Practice assessor/supervisor training or working towards


Experience

Essential

  • 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

Essential

  • 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 ateam
  • 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

Essential

  • 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

Address

Lisson Grove Health Centre

London

NW8 8EG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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