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Health Visitor posted by Virgin Care

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Full Time

Job Description

Health Visitor - (190001Z9)


Health Visitor
BAND 6 - 37.5 hrs per week contracts available
LOCATION various across Bath and North East Somerset
Are you a passionate and motivated Health Visitor? Are you looking to join an NHS Health and Social Care partner which is striving to make positive changes? Would you like to work for an organisation where more than 9 out of every ten 10 of the people who use services would recommend them?

If you are newly qualified - why not let us support you with our forward-thinking Preceptorship scheme. This is a mixture of face to face, eLearning and workshop based learning to support your development in your chosen career pathway.
Feel Valued

As a Health Visitor delivering NHS services with us you will receive Agenda for Change salary and terms and conditions - including an NHS pension. We'll provide you with access to a committed Learning and Development team, and we work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression. We will offer a combination of in house eLearning, workshops and courses to support your development.

You will become part of the Virgin Tribe. This grants you access to premier offers such as up to 40% off Virgin Trains, as well as discounts on Virgin Products such as holidays.

You'll access our central online health and lifestyle platform covering healthy recipes, activity challenges, and support information around mental health. All this, and flexible working patterns to help support your work/life balance.

Feel Proud

You will have a valid NMC registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting). As the Health Visitor you will be a role model for the service and your colleagues.
The essential qualities we are looking for in our Health Visitor applicants are:
+ Motivation, adaptability and innovation
+ Be an effective communicator, using a variety of skills demonstrate care and compassion in every aspect of your role
+ Be a team player
+ Ability to take full responsibility for caseload management and workload
+ Able to work flexibly and respond to changing demands in workload
+ Able to ensure quality of care through contribution to audit and research
+ Recognises own responsibility for educating students, peers and colleagues
+ Ability to demonstrate leadership and supervisory skills e.g. understanding of managing conflict
+ Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (Health Visiting) qualification
+ To be a role model for the 3 core virgin care values and behaviours, Think Care Do, which clearly articulate what great leadership behaviours look like at each level
+ A full valid driving license and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the equality act 2010).

Working within the Bath and North East Somerset Health Visiting teams, you will
+ Fully implement the Healthy Child Programme.
+ Work within a skill mix team.

+ Work to the unicef baby friendly standards.
+ Use the Family Health Needs Assessment tool to plan and evidence care.
+ Devise and implement individualized care plans for each child based on a needs assessment, within the Health Visiting Strategy, while actively involving the child/parent/carer/family in the planning and implementation of any proposed programme of care and support.
+ Identify and assess health, growth and development in the 0-5 age range (0-19 Pathway). Advise and refer to partner agencies as appropriate.
+ Have a clear understanding of and work within the BANES Multi-Agency Child Protection Procedures and Guidelines and to identify vulnerable children and children in need of protection.
+ Use the Early Help Assessment Tool when there is unmet need identified.
+ Participate in effective partnership working with other agencies and taking a lead professional role where appropriate
+ Use evidence based practice to develop and maintain a high quality and cost effective standard for Specialist Public Health Nurse/Health Visiting practice.

You will be based in one of three locations in Bath and North East Somerset.
Feel the Difference
If you'd like to discuss the role further, or request the full job description, please contact Rachel Howell via email: [Click here to apply].
You're welcome to come in for an informal visit, meet our friendly team and ask any queries you may have before you apply.
We plan to hold interviews on the 17^th and 18^th October 2019 so please let us know in your application if you won't be available on either of those days. We look forward to hearing from you.
We partner with the NHS to make a real difference to people in Bath and North East Somerset and we're building a working environment where colleagues too can really feel the difference. It's the kind of place where nothing's too much trouble. Where you'll feel empowered, listened to, valued and where we'll support you to bring your best self to work every single day and to deliver high quality care. And that's just the beginning. Since 2006, we've delivered services to millions of people by developing our own unique approach where our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply. We reserve the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications. Virgin Care Limited, its subsidiary companies and the Virgin Care LLPs are part of the Virgin Group and provide NHS and social care services. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy.

Primary Location

: Bath and North East Somerset


: Nursing and Midwifery Registered



Employee Status

: Permanent

Job Type

: Standard

Job Posting

: Sep 17, 2019, 3:36:23 AM

Closing Date

: Oct 1, 2019, 5:59:00 PM

Full or Part Time: Full-Time

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