Health Visitor - B6
£37,722 – £40,869 (inclusive of high cost area supplement)
Newham is an incredibly diverse borough with a very young population and is experiencing considerable regeneration as part of the Olympic legacy. There are over 86,000 children and young people in Newham and we want each of them to have the same life chances as young people in other parts of London.
This post is directly employed by the London Borough of Newham, whom was the first London borough to offer a fully integrated 0-19 health and social care service after we assumed direct responsibility for providing School Nursing services, Health Visiting and Family Nurse Partnership in 2017. Therefore our Brighter Futures directorate will be delivering the 0-19 Healthy Child programme through the Childrens Health Service.
We have a stable management team in the Childrens Health Service and are now recruiting experienced Health Visitors to the remaining vacancies in our Health Visiting Teams.
Main duties of the job
The role will provide a health visiting service to all children and their families based on the national 4, 5, 6 health visiting model and evidenced by the Healthy Child Programme 0-5 years (HCP). The successful candidate will be responsible for developing health promotion and public health programmes in accordance with identified needs, local and National directives. They will be able to develop, implement and evaluate health plans in response to the identified needs of the individual, family and community in partnership with clients. To ensure reports are prepared for and participate in child protection conferences, Team around the family, Neighbourhood Acting meetings, court attendances and multi-agency planning meetings as required. The candidate must also be a registered Nurse, have a Specialist Community Public Nurse Qualification - Health Visitor and hold a current NMC registration.
What we offer
Genuine management support
Money matters: Flexible starting salary within the allocated grade for the right candidates. The post may attract a market supplement to facilitate salary alignment with current equivalent AfC grade. Subsidised leisure passes. Generous local government annual leave allowance. Pension scheme. Continued access to the NHS Pension Scheme (NHSPS) for health professionals who satisfy the NHS Pension scheme criteria. NHS continuous service recognised
Learning & Development: Support to take up advanced clinical training and wider workforce development package to enhance your skills. Clear competency and career progression framework.
Closing Date: 29th November 2020
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For further information please contact- ChildrensHealth.Recruitment@newham.gov.uk
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email within 2-4 weeks after the closing date. Whilst affected by COVID-19, interviews may be facilitated by video, using Zoom.
Previous candidates need not apply
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).