BANK - Health Visitor - Greenwich

Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£37,152 - £43,994 inc HCAS pa pro rata
Posted
01 Dec 2021
Closes
15 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Contract

Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company providing a wide range of services including community nursing services such as district nursing, health visiting to specialist nurses, as well as therapy services for children, young people and adults. Being born from NHS Bromley’s community provider unit we have been providing community services to the people of Bromley for many years and we have a wealth of experience.

Bromley Healthcare is a great place to work. The unique way we deliver services and offer everyone who works here a voice, means that your career with us will be rewarding. Social Enterprises are a fairly new and exciting way to deliver healthcare, offering many of the traditional advantages of the NHS (such as excellent training and development) with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community.

Priority consideration will be given to Bromley Healthcare staff formally identified as being at risk.

Please note that for positions that require you to drive as part of your job role we will be asking for evidence of business insurance. 

 

Job overview

The role of the Health Visitor is to deliver the Healthy Child Programme to all eligible children and families as part of an integrated team with Nursery Nurses, Wellbeing Practitioners and local service providers. This is achieved through, individualised health needs assessments, planning of
programmes of care tailored to families’ needs and effective liaison with colleagues within Start Well Trust and with partner agencies.

 

Main duties of the job

Health Visitors have regular management, safeguarding, clinical and restorative supervision and support throughout your career and a chance to develop and grow with Bromley Healthcare.   Our health visitors work in teams which are dynamic, supportive, friendly and well established.   We work closely with GP’s, Children Centres and Local Authority Commissioners.   There is a commitment of strong visible leadership at all levels.  Health Visitors have access to mobile working with laptops and smart phones.  Professional progression is encouraged with a programme of training throughout the year which is clinically led and complimented by Bromley Children's Safeguarding Partnership training .

 

 

Working for our organisation

Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company providing a wide range of services including community nursing services such as district nursing, health visiting to specialist nurses, as well as therapy services for children, young people and adults. Being born from NHS Bromley’s community provider unit we have been providing community services to the people of Bromley for many years and we have a wealth of experience.

Bromley Healthcare is a great place to work. The unique way we deliver services and offer everyone who works here a voice, means that your career with us will be rewarding.

Social Enterprises are a fairly new and exciting way to deliver healthcare, offering many of the traditional advantages of the NHS (such as excellent training and development) with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community.

Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point, applicants from outside the NHS will receive the start point of the salary scale in line with NHS terms & conditions.

Excellent benefits package available including various pension schemes, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, discounted electronics, access to EAP, high street discounts, Blue Light Card eligibility, opportunity to apply for low interest personal loans and an excellent lease car scheme and we are constantly looking to expand our staff benefits.

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To deliver the Healthy Child Programme by:

Carrying out ongoing health needs assessments for all children and families within the

community, using professional judgement to allocate each family to the correct level of

health visiting care, Universal, Additional Support Offer, Intensive support and Intensive

Support Offer for Young Parents pathways.

Overseeing the delivery of Universal service key touchpoints by skill mix team members

ensuring they are within required timescales, according to the service model, to meet KPI

targets.

Delivering Additional Support Offer, Intensive support and Intensive Support Offer for

Young Parents packages of care to families.

Using Outcome measures to evaluate the effectiveness of care delivered, planning and

implementing revised packages of care, where required, and closing or escalating packages

of care as required for each child.

Participating and where appropriate, leading on the Early Help process for children,

ensuring timely assessment and that coordinated care is delivered to address the needs of

the child and family.

To provide health visiting support and advice within the clinic setting, according to the

service model and guidelines.

To liaise effectively with colleagues within BHC and partner organisations to ensure care

for children and families is timely, well-coordinated and effective.

To plan own workload effectively to meet client needs, clinical activity targets and KPIs

Person specification

Qualifications Essential criteria

  • Diploma/Degree

Desirable criteria

  • Qualified Nurse Prescriber

Professional Registration Essential criteria

  • NMC registration as Nurse or midwife and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse

Training

Essential criteria

  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development

Desirable criteria

  • Evidence of further professional learning.
  • Knowledge of current research

Skills

Essential criteria

  • Current knowledge and understanding of reports/legislation affecting community nursing including current PHE directives.
  • Teaching
  • Leadership qualities
  • Management skills
  • Knowledge of the public health role of contemporary health visiting
  • Safeguarding
  • Evidence based practice
  • Computer literate

Experience

Essential criteria

  • Current community experience
  • Experience of working across organisational boundaries within health/ social care.
  • Team working / autonomous working
  • Evidence of professional updating
  • Experience of working in multi- disciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of Healthy Child Programme.

Desirable criteria

  • Clinical appraisor/supervisor experience

 

We are passionate about caring for our service users, and their family and friends, and the wellbeing of our colleagues. That's why it's a requirement for everyone joining Bromley Healthcare in a regulated/patient facing role to have been fully vaccinated against Covid19 or to hold a qualifying exemption. Applicants are further advised that it is a condition of employment that evidence of vaccination status is provided.

You can get a flavour for what its like to work for Bromley Healthcare by viewing the following YouTube link:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXqdJm17dcbXnfvh98qlJ0g

Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point, applicants from outside the NHS will receive the start point of the salary scale in line with NHS terms & conditions.

Excellent benefits package available including various pension schemes, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, discounted electronics, opportunity to apply for low interest personal loans and an excellent lease car scheme.

Bromley Healthcare is fully committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, in a work environment where all colleagues feel supported, nurtured and celebrated. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. At Bromley Healthcare, diversity and inclusion is one of the key strands of our People Strategy, and we are fully committed to promoting diversity in all we do to make real and lasting change. 

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome and encourage applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion /belief, sexual orientation or age. We are especially keen to increase Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation across Bromley Healthcare, especially at senior levels.   

 We look forward to welcoming you to a rewarding career with Bromley Healthcare.  

 All offers of new employment with Bromley Healthcare are subject to a six month probation period

Bromley Healthcare CIC is an NHS community provider and part of the NHS family.

But we are a little different; we like to think that we stand out from typical NHS organisations as Bromley Healthcare CIC is actually a co-owned social enterprise, co-owned by its employees. This means that our staff remain on NHS Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions and are members of the NHS pension scheme (providing you are eligible), if not we can offer the Nest or Scottish Widows pension schemes.

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