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Health Visitor

Employer
Central London Community Health Trust
Location
Wembley
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum, inclusive of HCAS, (part time pro rata)
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a qualified Health Visitor or currently studying the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse training in Health Visiting?

Are you a retired health visitor looking to return to practice?

We have exciting opportunities for you to join one of our forward thinking and innovative Universal Health Visiting teams in Brent.

We have a range of part and full time Band 6 Health Visiting posts across Brent. You will be an either qualified or currently in training for your Specialist Community Public Health Nurse qualification with apassion for public health nursingseeking to new ways of working with families.

Our skill mix teams use frameworks such asMESCHandMESCH Infant2Schoolto deliver our progressive service and continue to seek and develop innovative ways of working with Brent families to enable to children to have their best start in life.

From April 2023 a Recruitment premia has been introduced to attract and retain qualified Health Visitors within CLCH's Health Visiting Teams.

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

Main duties of the job

We workinpartnership with Brent Family Wellbeing Centre and local Maternity services to deliverBest Start for Life.We believe in co-design and family centred care. In return we offerpreceptorshipandsupportiveinductions, corporate membership of theiHV and SAPNA, excellent professional development opportunities and access to theCLCH Academy.

Your training and development prospects are always available and encouraged. The team are extremely supportive throughout career. You will be joiningfriendly well established skill mixed teams, working with HealthVisitorwho continually strive to work in partnership with families and early years and maternity services and other voluntary and statutory agencies to provide high quality care to achieve positive outcomes for families in Brent.

You will besupportedby Team Leaders and Specialist Health Visitors and be offer a recruitment and retention package, �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
  • 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 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.

Please refer to the attached job description for full list ofresponsibilities.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse / Miwife with current UK NMC registration
  • Registered Health Visitor (SCPHN)
  • 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 verba
  • 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


Other

Essential

  • 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


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Sudbury Primary Care Centre

Wembley

HA0 3HG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-ONW-6728-F

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