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We are looking to recruit experienced practitioners with a proven record of strong Clinical Leadership skills and a passion for service improvement and delivering 'hands on' quality care to children and families.
This is an exciting opportunity to help us develop, shape and embed services specifically tailored to support children and families requiring identified complex and additional needs living in Northfield and Hodge Hill districts of Birmingham.
Applicants need to possess significant knowledge and experience in Health Visiting / Early Years and Safeguarding. There is a requirement for applicants to have completed studies at master’s level, or demonstrate that they have experience equivalent to master’s level
Successful candidates will need to demonstrate: their ability to work closely with families identified as having diverse and complex social and health needs; whilst also undertaking a lead role in providing expert advice and guidance to health visiting and early year’s staff.
Main duties of the job
The specialist HV for strengthening families is a dynamic post which requires the Specialist Health Visitor in strengthening families to work closely within and with multi-disciplinary teams in addressing a range of complex care and support issues across a spectrum of needs. The role covers a wide spectrum of leadership, governance, strategic and training priorities.
The Post holder will provide direct specialist clinical service for children and families requiring identified complex and additional needs across Birmingham. The post holder will work together with colleagues within BFS service based within the HV teams.
The main role for the Strengthening family’s practitioner is to be the delegated named HV for children requiring support for universal plus and partnership plus agenda as well as contributing to the public health agenda.
The post holder is responsible for assessing complex health needs, providing public health promotion and illness prevention for their specific caseload of families who have complex needs meeting their holistic needs.
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