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Health Visitor

Band 6

Main area
Healthy Child Programme
Band 6
full and park time hours will be considered
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St Helens
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum / pro rata
25/01/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.


Are you a Specialist Practitioner with a commitment for delivering outstanding care that brings the 6 Cs (care, compassion, commitment, courage, communication and competence) to life? If so, we want to hear from you.

We have two vacancies, one permanent and one fixed term for Health visitors to join us in leading the delivery of a quality service to children and their families in St Helens.

The role provides the opportunity to work with individuals, families, carers, communities, Primary Healthcare Teams and other agencies to undertake a comprehensive specialist assessment of children and families in order to inform a personalised plan of care. The post holder will formulate and deliver an individual treatment programme using specialist assessment, reasoning and treatment skills as part of the Healthy Child Programme, including children who may be cause for concern, subject to safeguarding and looked after children

Applicants must have current NMC registration and the ability to evidence recent clinical knowledge within schools and similar environments. A thorough understanding of current policy pertaining to the health and safeguarding of children and a sound knowledge of the public health agenda in relation to local and national targets for children and young people is vital.

The means and willingness to travel between multiple sites in the course of performing duties is essential for this post.

As an employee of North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, you will receive the following benefits:
• Free 24 hour access to our Health and Well-being Centre and Gym at the Hollins Park site, including tai chi and pilates classes
• 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (29 days after 5 years’ and 33 days after 10 years’ service.
• Access to the NHS pension scheme
• The opportunity to access a range of NHS discounts, such as NHS Electronics Scheme, Salary Sacrifice Car and Bikes for Staff Schemes
• Regular supervision and access to a range of training courses at our Education Centre
• Access to our Library at Hollins Park House, providing resources to support you in your development and/or research

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

Interview date - 5th February 2018

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Janice Halsall 07917001708
Nikki Carter 07917001696

If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664856

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