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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/07/2021.

Safeguarding Health Visitor (Band 6)

Job Reference: 376-DCCG-057

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
CCG 0-5 Health Visitors
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Safeguarding Health Visitor Band 6 - full time permanent post

Based in Doncaster.

The Safeguarding Health Visitor SCPHN will work across the 0-5 Health Visiting service providing expert health support and knowledge. The Safeguarding Health Visitor will work within the Universal Partnership Plus Pathway to deliver the Healthy Child Programme.

The Post is offered on a permanent basis with the first year being in the Universal Partnership Plus Pathway for 12months. Following this you will transfer into the Doncaster Universal Health Visiting Service.

The Doncaster 0-5 Health Visiting Service are rated as Outstanding by CQC and are proud to be the RDaSH Clinical Team of the year 2020. The team are dynamic and forward thinking and we pride ourselves in leading the way with care and innovation. As a new member of our Health Visiting Team you will be offered an enhanced training package of tools to support your exemplary practice. Health Visitors have the opportunity to complete evidence based training including Brazlton (New Born Observation), Promotional Guides and the Solihull Approach is embedded into our everyday practice.

We have positive partnerships with Public Health, Midwifery and local Council partners and are involved with joint innovative practice championing the First 1001 Critical Days. We have close links with the Institute of Health Visiting, Sheffield and York Universties.

As a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) you 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. Our service delivery model reflects the National 4, 5, 6 model with a focus on the 6 High Impact areas.

We deliver services in pathways at Community, Universal/Universal Plus and Universal Partnership Plus levels. This is underpinned by a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) which supports our practice by responding to unplanned care enabling the Universal team to focus on providing quality core Health Visiting care.

Please see additional vacancy specific document for further information regarding this post.

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 Doncaster.

Closing date: 22.07.2021

Interview date: 30.07.2021

For additional information please contact Zoe Parker - Team Leader

Interviews are scheduled to take place on the 30.07.2021 by 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

DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS clearance.

Safeguarding Policies for the Trust can be accessed via the document links.

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 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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