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Health Visitor

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
EXCITING NEWS: We are pleased to announce that we are in a position to offer a 'Golden Hello' payment 2500 (pro rata) to this vacancy in our Basingstoke Teams to successful candidates. We currently have full time posts available (37.5 hours) and would consider 30 hours. Golden Hello payments are only eligible to the following working hours:

37.5 hours would be eligible for a �2500 payment* successful candidates from outside of Hampshire and Isle of Wight! ***

30 hours would be eligible for a �2000 payment* successful candidates from outside of Hampshire and Isle of Wight! ***

Amazing Health Visitors required to join our outstanding team!

These are exciting times for our Health Visiting Service in Hampshire and we want you to be part of it. If you're a Health Visitor and you are looking to join a thriving, innovative service which puts children, young people, and their families at the centre of all that they do, then this is the job for you.

Main duties of the job

Some great innovations include ChatHealth, our 0-5 Health Visiting Text Message Advice Service and the creation of a mental health support group for mothers called 'Knowing Me, Knowing You', which have been rolled out across Hampshire. Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust is also an accredited Baby Friendly Initiative organisation.

We're looking for a qualified Health Visitor (NMC registered) with an inspirational and motivational personality who is highly skilled in communication, with a strong approach to teamwork. The individual will be someone who can lead in the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme, especially the 6 High Impact Areas, using evidence-based practice. Working as a team player, your role will require excellent assessment skills and effective partnership working including developing close relationships with our Barnardo's workers to develop preventative community-based approaches and personalised care to support to the local population.

We are committed to ensuring that our values are the foundation of everything we do. We offer great opportunities for learning and development through a robust induction programme, comprehensive safeguarding and clinical supervision and access to a broad suite of training for professional development. For newly qualified practitioners we have a preceptorship programme to aid development. If improving outcomes for children and families in a supportive working environment interests you, we look forward to receiving your application. Good Luck.

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse/Midwife
  • BSc Hons Public Health Specialist Practitioner (Health Visiting) or equivalent
  • NMC Registered Part 3
  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Full UK Driving Licence (and access to a car)

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Parklands House

London Road



RG21 4AP

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