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SCPHN Health Visitor

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Abergavenny
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Community nurse, Health visitor
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Health Visiting Team in Monmouthshire. The Health Visitor will be required to manage a caseload within a defined population, with the overarching aims of increasing family resilience, improving population health outcomes and reducing health inequalities whilst safeguarding the wellbeing of children.

The post holder is required to register with the Nursing & Midwifery Council be a registered SCPHN (Health Visiting) and compliance with NMC standards and guidance is required.

Please view our Health Visiting Recruitment Video at the ABUHB Health Visiting web page.

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

Main duties of the job

Deliver the Universal Healthy Child Wales Programme (Welsh Government 2015) to all families with children under 5 years of age. This will include the following evidence based interventions:

Public health (for example, infant feeding, safer sleeping, perinatal mental health, immunisations)

Screening programmes (for example, Newborn Blood Spot)

Safeguarding interventions

Apply the Family Resilience Assessment Tool (FRAIT) as scheduled within the Healthy Child Wales Programme

Apply targeted interventions as directed by the FRAIT for families with low resilience, to provide more intensive support

Initiate safeguarding procedures (All Wales Child Protection Procedures 2008) and work in partnership with families and carers to implement child protection plans

Participate in statutory safeguarding functions, for example, Court and MARAC/MAPPA processes

Apply risk management processes e.g. lone working and risk assessments

Utilise the All Wales Health Visiting Acuity tool to ensure safe staffing levels and support colleagues during fluctuations in workforce and activity

To take responsibility for promoting new opportunities for integrated working and contribute to local partnership plans

Develop and maintain health profiles of an identified population in order to identify health needs and influence service plans

To share responsibility for chairing Health Visiting Forums/team meetings. To contribute to the development of local policies and guidelines.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award-winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for providing a Health Visiting service for a defined caseload and to provide cover for other health visitors during periods of leave.

Deliver the Universal Healthy Child Wales Programme (Welsh Government 2015) to all families with children under 5 years of age. This will include the following evidence based interventions:

Public health (for example, infant feeding, safer sleeping, perinatal mental health, immunisations)

Screening programmes (for example, Newborn Blood Spot)

Safeguarding interventions

Apply the Family Resilience Assessment Tool (FRAIT) as scheduled within the Healthy Child Wales Programme

Apply targeted interventions as directed by the FRAIT for families with low resilience, to provide more intensive support

Initiate safeguarding procedures (All Wales Child Protection Procedures 2008) and work in partnership with families and carers to implement child protection plans.

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 / Certificate
  • Nurse Prescribing


Desirable

  • SCPHN Degree
  • Clinical Supervisor


Skills

Essential

  • Current NMC Registration


Desirable

  • Mentorship


Experience

Essential

  • In-depth understanding of Public Health agenda & priorities
  • Ability to apply and enact local strategy
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Teaching in a clinical setting
  • Safeguarding
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective mentoring
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proven skills in motivating and influencing others
  • Leadership skills
  • Basic IT skills to include WORD and email
  • Flexible approach to unpredictable workload demands / patterns
  • 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

  • Level 3 Safeguarding
  • Partnership working
  • Facilitating group work
  • Proven change management experience
  • Proven change management skills
  • Ability to speak Welsh


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Ty Bryn, Maindiff Court Hospital

Ross Road

Abergavenny

NP7 8NF

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-NMR291-0424-C

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