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Band 6 Health visitor

Job Reference: 820-1912120-CF

Employer:
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Health Visiting
Location:
Charlotte Road Health Centre, Broadmeadow Health Centre, GBNFC Childrens Centre, Selly Oak
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum (pro rata)

 

Would you like to come and work for a dynamic and passionate Health Visiting Team and be rewarded with £2,500 (payable over 2 years, subject to terms and conditions) for ‘being part of our team?

Do you strive to deliver high standards of care to ensure the best outcomes for children and their families?

THEN WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

OUR VACANCY

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, has Health Visitor vacancies in the Selly Oak district of Birmingham.

BCHC are the lead provider in a partnership between 2 national and 2 local Children’s Centre providers to provide delivery of the healthy child program and early years services within the city.

 

We welcome highly motivated, dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative Health Visitors who have the desire work within the diverse, community populations of Birmingham. We invite applicants to join our team with the following skills and knowledge:

  • Ability to adapt and embrace new ways of working
  • Ability to work autonomously within corporate and integrated teams
  • Inclusive leadership with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of the current health and early years agenda.

 

The Selly Oak district works closely with their Children’s Centre, undertaking integrated allocation, sharing development reviews with each other to get the best results for the children and families we serve. We have plans to develop our services further and we need to right people to help us in our developments.

Our values underpin everything we do

CARING, OPEN, RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, INCLUSIVE

ABOUT YOU

We are looking for highly skilled enthusiastic clinical practitioners who have a good understanding of children, young people and their families and want to be part of our journey to work as part of an integrated early years health and wellbeing service.

Do you wish to work with diverse populations across Birmingham ‘To give every child an equal chance to have the best start in life so they can achieve their full potential’

Please contact us for a discussion about our plans and what we can offer each other.

THE REWARDS

We offer excellent preceptorship programmes alongside development opportunities and leadership programmes. You will also be supported by our clinical specialists, district clinical managers, service managers and our safeguarding team to provide excellent professional practice and to further develop your skills and knowledge.

As a valued member of the team, we’ll offer you

A competitive salary of £26,565 to £35,577 per annum

NHS pension

Corporate iHV membership

On-going training and development include UNICEF training, promotional guidance training, perinatal mental health training.

 

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

We look forward to receiving your application, good luck

These posts will be within the Selly Oak district however there is a requirement to travel across the city, and access to transport and the ability to travel is essential.

Full time and part time applications are welcome (minimum of 22.5 hours per week).

IMPORTANT

  • 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 best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Andrea Salmon on 07540673879 or Doreen Oliver on 07970036215.




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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