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Health Visitor - Hambleton Locality including Thirsk and Easingwold

Employer
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Thirsk
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are looking to recruit Health Visitors within the Central Team in North Yorkshire. This is for Hambleton district team and the current base will be in Thirsk and Easingwold team

The successful candidates will have a passion and commitment to health visiting and working to improve the lives of children and families.

The successful candidate will deliver North Yorkshires blended model of service delivery. We offer face to face and virtual contacts to our families and offer the opportunity to work from a base or from home.

They will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to deliver under pressure and able to working a rapidly changing environment .

Interview date: 20th June 2024

Main duties of the job

The Health Visiting role is to deliver the Healthy Child Programme as part of team, planning, delivering and evaluating an efficient and cost effective service for an identified population,

You will be delivering the National and Local Public Health agendas in response to identified health and social need working with partner agencies in a strategic, creative and holistic way, ensuring the best outcomes for children, young people and families.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.


Job description

Job responsibilities

We are an innovative team dedicated to promoting the health and wellbeing of the North Yorkshire population. The service have developed a blended approach to service delivery offering families face to face and virtual mandated contacts, within a skill mix team.

The Health Visitors role is to prevent ill health and promote positive holistic health care for an identified population and community and to take responsibility for ensuring the physical and mental health needs of families, acting as an advocate for the client and community.

Health Visitors plan, organise and deliver programmes of care in conjunction with the family and the multi-disciplinary team and undertake continuous on-going assessment of children, young people and families. They provide an evidenced based service to children, people, families and communities in accordance with National and Local Policy initiatives.

You will need excellent communication skills and a passion for public health, alongside good organisational skills, flexibility to meet the needs of the service, and ability to travel independently to meet service delivery as required.

There is a robust package of clinical and safeguarding supervision provided to all staff.

For further information on this position please see the Job Description and Personal Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • First level registered nurse/midwife
  • Specialist practitioner.(Hons, B. Sc. Hons, Health Visiting/ Public Health Nursing or equivalent)
  • Must have a driving licence and access to a vehicle to meet the service needs.


Desirable

  • Nurse prescriber.
  • Recognised teaching qualification.


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 2 years Post Registration experience


Desirable

  • Evidence of participating on a service development change.


Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Chapel Street

Thirsk

YO7 1LG

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