SCPHN health visitor
Central London Community Health Trust
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SCPHN health visitor - Band 6 - Merton
Do you want to work for an organisation that is dynamic and innovative? Then we would like to hear from you.
Central London Community Health Care Trust (CLCH) has exciting opportunities for passionate and committed Health Visitors to join us in Merton. We are looking for candidates with excellent clinical and communication skills who are passionate about delivering high quality care. We are looking to recruit practitioners to join our 0-19 teams contributing to the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme. You will help make a tangible difference to people's lives and enjoy the best that London has to offer on your doorstep.
In our last CQC inspection CLCH was awarded a "GOOD" rating, we are listed amongst the Top NHS organisations to work for by HSJ. In 2019 CLCH achieved sustained UNICEF level 3 status of the prestigious Baby Friendly Award in recognition of our outstanding support for breast feeding mothers and we are currently working towards the GOLD award. We are one of the few boroughs to offer specialist breast feeding advice from an ICBC registered lactation consultant. Merton Health Visitors and School Nurses are co-located in Children's Centre's across the borough. We have strong links with our colleagues in Early Years and the Local Authority.
For registered Band 6 Health Visitors, this post is offering a premium of £2,500 payable upon commencement of employment (T&C's apply)
Main duties of the job
CLCH welcomes applications from newly qualified and experienced Health Visitors. Some of the benefits of working with CLCH include: a robust preceptorship programme for the first 12 months, outstanding safeguarding support from our safeguarding team and a comprehensive suite of training for health visiting to support revalidation, professional development opportunities and clinical supervision. CLCH also has its own Academy with London South Bank University as an HEI partner. Our annual staff awards celebrate the outstanding contributions made by our staff.
We offer flexible working arrangements; this can be considered on successful completion of your 6 month probation period.
Car drivers are desirable but not essential. Business permits provided.
We have full and part-time posts available.
If you would like to join our innovative, forward thinking team and make a difference to the lives of families, children and young people In Merton we would like to hear from you.
For further details / informal chat contact: Caroline Donaldson, Team Leader.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 07747460614
Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.
Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!
We can offer you:
- A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
- Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
- Support with gaining your driving license *T&C's apply
- Car lease scheme *T&C's apply
- Flexible working options
- Annual travel card loan
- Training, support and development in your career
To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits
At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BAME background. CLCH also has active BAME and LGBTQI networks.
- Deliver the healthy child programme and work in partnership with families to develop and agree tailored health plans as required
- Utilising specialist skills and knowledge, advise and support individuals and families on evidence-based health care
- Understand the caseload profile including the health needs of the defined population and local communities, targeting outreach services to meet their
- Initiate referrals to multi-disciplinary/agency colleagues as required to ensure adequate care and support for families and children
- Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual/group programmes of care that meet the public health needs of the population
Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).