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Lancashire 0-19 Health Visitor

Employer
Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Locality will be confirmed on appointment
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Health visitor- Various hours available in Lancashire. Base to be agreed on appointment

You will be joining a proactive skill mixed team working together to deliver the Healthy Child Programme As part of the 0-19 Service which includes Health Visiting and School nursing you will be working closely with other local statutory, health and voluntary agencies to provide accessible, person centred packages of care in response to individual and local need.

Main duties of the job

We take great pride in being an open, trusting and compassionate organisation. The Trust is committed to promoting and building a team that enhances inclusion, diversity and equality. We strongly believe that working together with our partners, listening to and engaging with our patients, service users and their families we can make a real difference to the lives of local people within our communities.

We currently deliver outstanding0-19 and 0-19+ Health and Wellbeing Services across Wirral, Cheshire East and St Helens, Knowsley and soon to be Lancashire.

We work closely with our commissioners and partners to deliver the best possible services for the children, young people and families.

If you are an enthusiastic and forward thinking nurse who wants to make a real difference to children and their families then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for, offering a variety of work to the successful candidate that will include public health and safeguarding .

You should possess excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills together with an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. An in depth knowledge of the current health agenda relating to children's services is essential.

Safeguarding caseload including caseload supervision.

About us

Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by CQC (Dec 2023) with some outstanding areas.

As an aspiring outstanding Trust we have numerous policies and procedures in place which provide standard organisational ways of working, in line with organisational objectives, relevant legislation and requirements. Policies allow for continuity and consistency within the Trust. Employees must abide by and adhere to all Wirral Community NHS Trust's policies, at all times.

Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will deliver the Lancashire 0-19 service from 1 April 2024.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Works across Wirral Community Health and Care Trust / Lancashire supporting delivery of health visiting services.

Is an independent practitioner working as a member of a skill mixed team and as such is responsible for interacting constructively with team members and organising, prioritising and planning their work including arranging visits and supporting delivery of universal services and additional packages of care, facilitation and delivery of clinics and group sessions as required.

Supports vulnerable families and those coping with complex mental health problems, disability, drug and/or alcohol dependency and domestic violence.

Offers bereavement visits following child death and support delivery of SUDI, CONI.

Offers an educatory/teaching and advisory service for other professional groups.

Is accountable for their own professional practice/actions initiating the referral Processes as appropriate using clinical judgement in every aspect of client care with reference to Trust Pathways, Protocols, Policies and Procedures.

Undertakes Healthy Child reviews/contacts and promotes uptake of immunisation as per Trust and professional guidelines.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RN (Adult or Child/RSCN) or RM
  • BSc/Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting or equivalent
  • Leadership Level 6
  • Mentorship Level 6
  • Motivational Interviewing trained


Desirable

  • Promotional Interviewing trained
  • Leadership Level 7
  • Mentorship Level 7
  • V100 Nurse Prescriber
  • Solihull Approach trained


Experience and knowledge

Essential

  • Experience of managing a Health Visiting caseload
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience of leading the assessment, planning and evaluation of care
  • Experience of integrated working
  • Ability to use email, internet and word processing software
  • Sound Knowledge of safeguarding issues


Skills and attributes

Essential

  • Good verbal, non verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to support and motivate staff
  • Ability to support students in placements


Personal qualities

Essential

  • Access to a car for work purposes
  • Commitment
  • Vision


Employer details

Employer name

Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Lancashire 0-19 Service

Locality will be confirmed on appointment

Locality will be confirmed on appointment

PR2 2YF

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844-6081343-C

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