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Health Visitor

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Gresford
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative Health Visitor to join our universal Health Visiting service in the Wrexham area, North Wales. We are looking for a self-motivated team player who has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.

The post holder will manage a caseload within a defined population, with overarching aims of increasing family resilience, improving population health outcomes and reducing health inequalities whilst safeguarding the wellbeing of children. The post holder will contribute to the public health role in line with government public health initiatives and within the Healthy Child Wales Programme.

Candidates must hold a degree or equivalent in Health Visiting with current NMC registration.

Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have professional responsibility for a defined population/caseload and lead the delivery & organisation of the public health program. Delivering the nursing component of the Healthy Wales Child Programme to a 0-5 age population within a defined area.

Based within the community setting, the practitioner is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care offered to families and external organisations, with particular attention to safeguarding children.

They will be responsible for coordinating and delegating work within a skill mix team.

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • SCPHN Health Visitor Post graduate diploma or Certificate or working towards it.
  • Live current NMC Registration


Desirable

  • SCPHN Degree
  • Mentorship
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Nurse Prescribing


Knowledge

Essential

  • In-depth understanding of Public health agenda & priorities
  • Ability to apply and enact local strategy
  • All Wales Child Protection Procedures (2008) and practice
  • Healthy Child Wales Programme(2015)


Desirable

  • Level 3 Safeguarding


Experience

Essential

  • Teaching in a clinical setting
  • Safeguarding
  • Multi-agency working


Desirable

  • Partnership working
  • Facilitating group work
  • Proven change management experience


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective mentoring
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Leadership skills
  • Basic IT skills to include WORD and email


Desirable

  • Change management skills


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Flexible approach to unpredictable workload demands/patterns to meet the needs of the service
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance
  • Confident and ability to motivate others
  • Team player and change agent
  • Ability to travel between sites and visits in a timely manner


Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Gresford Health Centre

Poplar Avenue

Gresford

LL12 8EP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR429-0524

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