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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/12/2020.

Health Visitor (Band 6)

Job Reference: 376-NLCCG-71

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
CCG NL 0-19 Health Visitors
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Health Visitor Band 6

1 full time permanent post and 1 x 12 month Fixed Term Post based in North Lincolnshire

The Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) will work as part of an integrated team contributing to family health needs assessment. The post holder will lead the 0-5 Healthy Child Programme and work in partnership with the family, education and other agencies to develop implement and evaluate packages of care. The health Visitor role forms a vital and integral part of the 0-19 offer.

Why Work in North Lincolnshire?

  • Innovation- the 0-19 Health and Wellbeing service is at the forefront of service redesign in Health Visiting and School Nursing. Innovation is high on the agenda, you will receive encouragement to innovate, push boundaries and gain real job satisfaction.
  • Quality- the RDaSH Children’s Services have recently been rated as outstanding by CQC and strive to continue to facilitate high quality, measurable practice.
  • Training- Opportunity to access valuable training delivered across 0-19/25 SEND service.
  • Development- The service offers a robust Preceptorship package and peer support groups.
  • Aspirational- Professional development is provided to support your career aspirations and role development.
  • Support- An embedded clinical supervision policy is utilised effectively in practice.
  • Technology-Innovative technology package and agile working to support positive work life balance.
  • Multi- Disciplinary-Practical support from an experienced skills mix workforce.

What do we expect in return?

  • Passion - for improving the health and wellbeing of our children and families.
  • Enthusiasm- to embrace challenge and change.
  • Commitment- to engage in Building Community Capacity.
  • Resilience- when working with complex families and situations.
  • Leadership- and confidence to ensure the effective delivery of services to the Children and Families if North Lincolnshire.

Applications are welcomed from SCPHN – Health Visitor NMC Registered Practitioners who are proactive and enthusiastic with excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and are keen to work in North Lincolnshire.

For additional information please contact Ruth Chittenden – Health Visitor Team Leader Tel: 07443291400

Or email Team lead 0-5:0-19/25 SEND Health and Wellbeing Service or

Joanne Shearman – Acting Service Lead/Community Practice Educator email phone 07971084706

Interviews are scheduled to take place at Meridian House, Normanby Road, Scunthorpe, DN15 8QZ week commencing 4 January 2021 (TBC). Due the covid19 pandemic interviews may take place via Microsoft Teams

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 and Care Act 2014.

We are committed to recruiting candidates who share the commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment and periodically during their employment

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The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months.

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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.

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