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Bank Level 6 Health Visitor (July Recruitment Day)

Job Reference: 820-1009828HV-BANK-G

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Bank Nursing
Various, Birmingham
£21.36 per hour ( pay) + enhancements

We are recruiting Bank Health Visitors for flexible working in our Children & Families Division within Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC)

Children and Families Division have approved a temporary uplift in Health Visitor Bank Pay for all Health Visitors working Bank Health Visiting shifts in their division. This means that all Health Visitors working on the bank will receive the top of the Bank pay scale 6 for their shifts. Bank Health Visitors will be paid £19.06 per hour (£21.36 per hour inclusive of WTD) until further notice. Enhancements will also be paid for any unsocial hours worked during this time.

A variety of shifts are available City Wide, including Evenings and Weekends

BCHC delivers healthcare services across numerous sites and specialties. The Trust Bank covers shortfalls in staffing supporting delivery of the service.

Birmingham Early Years Services are on an exciting journey following a successful tender to provide an integrated approach in delivering Health Visiting and Children’s Centre services as part of the early years offer as Birmingham Forward Steps.

Birmingham is a great city working with children and families within diverse communities offering the opportunity to achieve positive impacts whilst working within integrated teams. The service is committed to delivering high quality care, with clinical supervision and local team support considered essential.

The service has corporate membership of the Institute of Health Visiting thus enabling access to the latest developments and research within Health Visiting to support innovative and evolving practice.

We are seeking to increase the of Health Visitors working across Birmingham, to provide the 5 mandated Healthy Child Program contacts and work as part of an integrated model.

Candidates must be experienced, highly motivated and innovative whilst having a desire to achieve our service vision ‘To give every child in Birmingham an equal chance to have the best start in life so they can achieve their full potential’

The service provides a learning environment, supporting students and newly qualified staff, SLAiP or equivalent is desirable.

The successful candidate will be a flexible team player and role model, demonstrating willingness to work in integrated model, as part of our commitment to modernise the service in keeping with Early Intervention and Prevention agenda’s.

We are recruiting dedicated, motivated individuals with excellent communication skills, sound clinical knowledge and the ability to work independently.

Do you want..

    • To work as part of a dedicated team?
    • To join a forward thinking, innovative organisation which puts its patients first?
    • To contribute to the provision of high quality care?
    • Choose your own hours to fit in with your personal circumstances on an ad-hoc basis, inclusive of weekends?

The post holder must be a Registered First Level Nurse/Midwife with a Health Visitor Certificate/Diploma/Degree with evidence of recent professional development.

The main delay in a recruitment process is often confirmation of Employment History or References. We would like to make you aware that if you are successful, the Trust requires contact details for referees who can confirm your employment and/or education for the last 3 years.

This post requires completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form. Due to recent changes in law, the DBS operate a system of ‘Single Certification’ whereby only a copy of the certificate/disclosure is issued to candidates and not to BCHC as the employer. You are advised that upon receipt of the DBS certificate/disclosure, you are required to provide the original copy to a member of the Recruitment Team. Failure to do so will result in the Trust being unable to process your application and your conditional offer may be withdrawn.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Senior Clinical Manager Lesley-Anne Longthorn on 0121 466 7446


  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address
  • Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

Please be aware that Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via the TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live and we serve a wide range of people and communities. BCHC is an advocate of diversity and strive to mirror our community as much possible.

We are committed to and actively promote equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage/civil partnerships.

Promoting Workforce Equality

In response to data held by BCHC which demonstrates that individuals from particular protected characteristics are under-represented, BCHC are striving to redress these imbalances. In order to do this, the Trust is committed to the employment and career development of individuals from these protected characteristics. As part of this commitment, given this under representation, the Trust guarantees an interview to any applicants from under represented protected characteristic for positions at Band 8a and above whose application meets the essential criteria for the post as detailed on the Person Specification.

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.

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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