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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/10/2020.

Health Visitor

Job Reference: 381-WC-2624404

Employer:
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Nursing
Location:
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, Sandwell
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

We are looking for fully qualified Health Visitors who are dynamic, motivated, flexible and enthusiastic; to join our well established Health Visiting Department. We are an outstanding service, rated by the CQC and provide many opportunities for forward thinking professionals who are keen to embrace change and provide the best quality care for communities.

We offer:

  • Integrated team working
  • Practice support and clinical/restorative supervision
  • Supportive induction package
  • Excellent access to training opportunities for professional development
  • Comprehensive preceptorship framework for newly qualified Health Visitor’s

Health Visitors in Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust (SWBH) work within corporate teams and are supported by Community Nursery Nurses, a Health Visitor Contact Centre and are led and managed by Health Visitor Team Leaders. All Health Visitors are supported by the safeguarding unit and access safeguarding supervision for vulnerable families from specialist NSPCC trained supervisors. In addition to this, specialist safeguarding Health Visitors develop and deliver safeguarding training to further enhance Health Visiting skills and knowledge.

Applicants should have good organisational abilities, excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively, utilising electronic and manual systems. Excellent knowledge of the current health agenda relating to Children’s Services and Health Visiting is a necessity and the ability to meet the travel requirements of the role.

If you would like an informal visit or need more information, please contact: Rachel Langford, Health Visitor Team Leader, 07972344525.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRachel LangfordJob titleHealth Visitor Team LeaderEmail addressrachel.langford1@nhs.netTelephone number07972344525




We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

As part of our commitment to Public Health all SWB Trust premises will be smoke free from July 2019.

Applicants for patient facing roles are required to verify their immunisation status as part of pre-employment checks process and where necessary comply with the mandatory requirement to receive immunisation for any unverified vaccinations, to include but not exclusive to MMR, Varicella, TB and Hepatitis based on national immunisation guidelines. The only exceptions will be those individuals with medical contraindications and/or those who are otherwise protected by the Equality Act 2010.

INVITATION TO INTERVIEW WILL BE VIA E-MAIL ONLY

If you require any further advice regarding your application, please ring the appropriate number below

Recruitment Team on 0121 507 5070
Trust Bank on 0121 507 3600

Please note the closing date may change if there is a high response, therefore please ensure that you apply for the post you are interested in as soon as possible.

Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust works with DisabledGo to provide detailed access guides covering all areas of the Trust, including where to park, wheelchair access, and accessible facilities. Search for our sites on disabledgo.com

MINDFUL EMPLOYER - Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust has signed the Charter for Employers who are positive about Mental Health.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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