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Health Vistor

Job description

Solutions4Health are delighted to be offering the role of Health Visitor in Slough.  This is a full time job with a salary of £35,391.30 to £42,503 inclusive of NHS Fringe weighting allowance and depending on experience.
Job Description
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are passionate in delivering public health to the local community. This is an exciting time for individuals looking for new challenges to join our team with many opportunities for development. The ideal candidates will be hardworking and adaptable individuals who are passionate about high quality teamwork. The post holders need to be able to evaluate and prioritise work, responding quickly to daily changes in work pattern.
Main Duties
The specific accountabilities of this role will be flexible and will change to meet the needs of the organisation.

  • Deliver the Healthy Child Programme across Slough
  • Search for health needs in the community, identifying need in relation to national and local agendas
  • Act as a health link for other agencies e.g. voluntary services, public and private agencies
  • Identify vulnerable families and mobilise appropriate resources
  • Manage workload in a corporate way within the integrated team
  • Prioritise workload to reflect a service based on reducing health inequalities
  • Undertake leadership responsibilities
  • Demonstrate commitment to safeguarding
  • In accordance with objectives and priorities agreed; deliver a quality, accessible service
  • Accept accountability for own clinical practice including clinical supervision
  • Proactive in multiagency working and collaboration to improve life chances for all children
    Personal Specification 
    The successful candidate will have:
  • Effective negotiating and influencing skills. Ability to work in partnership with CYP, families and colleagues
  • Proven skills in leading, managing and developing teams
  • Ability to prioritise caseloads and service delivery within the team.
  • Ability to adapt to the demands of a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to undertake health needs assessment with CYP, families and profiling of the community/ school
  • Knowledge of safeguarding issues, policies, procedures, current legislation, and relationship to practice
  • Ability to identify safeguarding concerns and liaise appropriately with other agencies
  • Ability to facilitate learning with individuals and groups in a variety of settings
  • Good standard of IT skills
    Required Skills/Qualifications
    The successful candidate will have: 
  • Registered Nurse SCPHN
  • Current political drivers relevant to CYP. i.e. healthy eating/lifestyles, smoking cessation, behavior management, positive parenting
  • Knowledge of Clinical governance
  • Knowledge of Clinical supervision
  • Knowledge of Inequality and its impact on health
  • Understanding of the process of research, and evidencebased practice to promote good health
  • In depth knowledge of the policies related to: School Nursing, Healthy Child Program (DOH 2009), Children Act 2014, Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015)
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