Health Visitor

Location
Greenwich
Salary
£37,152 to £43,994 a year inc HCA pa pro rata + Salary incentive of £1000
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
12 Jun 2022
Ref
848-BHC15-22-H
Contract Type
Permanent

Job summary  

Health Visitor - Band 6 Health Visitor- Greenwich + salary incentive

There is a salary incentive attached to this role of £1,000 upon commencement in role.

We are currently looking for Health Visitors to join our dynamic and friendly teams who are patient focused and thrive on providing quality care. We offer flexible working and every Health Visitor has a laptop and smartphone, enabling agile working.

Bromley Healthcare is one of the first Social Enterprise's working successfully with the NHS and has been established since 2011. The benefits of this approach are high productivity, greater innovation, better care and greater job satisfaction for the professionals and support staff working in the organisation. This results in driving improvement in services for our families.

Main duties of the job  

As a health visitor working in Greenwich you will provide quality face to face contacts for families for all key contacts, work in a diverse borough following the Healthy Child Programme. 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 andcomplimented by Bromley Children's Safeguarding Partnership training .

If you would like to work for Bromley Healthcare as a health visitor, have a look at the Job description and key essential and desirable skills required for the post - if you meet the criteria please apply or call us for further information.

About us

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. Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point. 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. We are passionate about caring for our service users, and their family and friends, as well as the wellbeing of our colleagues. That's why we encourage all colleagues to take up the offer of the Coronavirus vaccination. The government are currently consulting on whether to continue with planned legislation that would make vaccination a legal requirement for certain roles in the health and care sector. It may become a legal requirement for some roles at Bromley Healthcare. As such, all applicants should be mindful of this when applying to join us and may be required to evidence their vaccination status prior to joining or once they have joined. This includes non-clinical roles that may have contact with patients and service users by virtue of entering our premises.

Job description
Job 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.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential

  • Diploma/Degree

Desirable

  • Qualified Nurse Prescriber

Professional Registration Essential

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

Training Essential

  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development

Desirable

  • Evidence of further professional learning. Knowledge of current research

Skills Essential

  • 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

  • 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

  • Clinical appraisor/supervisor experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

 

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