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Health Visitor

Band 6

Main area
Health Visitor (SCPHN)
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full Time)
Job ref
040-NMR665-1021
Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Newport
Town
Newport
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/11/2021 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

 

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

 

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

 

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process

 

We are seeking to employ two experienced Health Visitors, to work within the generic health visiting teams in the Newport Borough.

The post holders will be based and work within a team of Health Visitors and skill-mix staff.

The successful candidate will have the relevant qualification, professionalism and clinical skills necessary to work on their own initiative as well as working effectively in partnership with parents/carers and other services such as Family First, Primary Care, Children Services and School Nursing.

We are committed to delivering the Healthy Child Wales Programme. We have an excellent training programme to support and develop Health Visitors, with regular safeguarding supervision and management support. We are committed to developing our Health Visitors as leaders within the Public Health Early Years agenda and ensure we deliver excellent quality of care to the preschool population and their families/carers within Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. The Health Visitor will also utilise the wider public health principles and a community development approach, in order to tackle health inequalities and strengthen communities and deliver on Welsh Government Public Health priorities and our exciting Clinical Futures agenda.

The Health Visitor contributes to the development of new projects and policies within the health visiting service and is involved in the research, implementation and evaluation of evidence based practice. The post holder will be responsible for providing universal, enhanced, and intensive Health Visiting services to children and families from all cultural diversities on their case load. Health Visitors work as a team across locally defined areas and support the service across Gwent, to provide a safe service for all preschool children and their families.

We value our staff and are committed to ensuring the wellbeing of all our staff and offer a variable flexible working hours programme to support a work life balance.

We would like you to view our Health Visiting Recruitment Video at the ABUHB Health Visiting web page.

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

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Sian Wilson 

Public Health Nursing Borough Manager (Health Visiting) 

Sian.wilson2@wales.nhs.uk 

07500 124273