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Health Visitor

Band 6

Main area
Qualified Health Visitor
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
040-NMR725-1219
Site
Pontypool Medical Centre, Clos Afon Llwyd, Pontypool
Town
Torfaen
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
Closing
16/12/2019 23:59
Interview date
15/01/2020

Qualified Health Visitors

We are seeking to employ 1 full time (37.5 hours) qualified Health Visitor to work within the generic health visiting teams in the Torfaen Borough.

We have a post available at Pontypool Medical Centre working within a team of Health Visitors and skill mix

The successful candidate will have high levels of professionalism and clinical skills and be able 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 full implementation of the Healthy Child Wales Programme. We have an excellent training programme to support and develop newly qualified and experienced 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.

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

Closing date: 16th December 2019 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tracey Morgan Wallace Public Health Nurse Manager Torfaen

Tel: 07977426292

Email: tracey.morganwallace@wales.nhs.uk