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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/09/2021.

Health Visitor

Job Reference: 824-CHD-5770-A

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Health Visiting
Lavender Steers Mead Children Centre, London
£37,152 - £43,994 PA Inc. HCAS

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 - Watford, St Albans, Potters Bar, Hemel Hempstead, Harpenden.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

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.

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.

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

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 BME background. CLCH also has active BAME and LGBTQI networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

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.

UK Registration

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

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