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Starting Well Health Visitor

Band 6

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Starting Well Health Visitor
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
373-CYP0212
Site
Base within locality
Town
Chester OR Ellesmere Port OR Winsford & Northwich
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Closing
03/06/2020 23:59

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside.

We provide physical and mental health services, as well as learning disabilities, to a total population of around one million people.

Situated near two thriving cities in Liverpool and Manchester, CWP operates from 66 sites across Cheshire and Merseyside, including Wirral, Chester, Winsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Sefton and Trafford.

We have been recognised by the Health Service Journal as one of the top places to work in the health service for the last two years running and committed to delivering person centred care.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated CWP as ‘Good’ overall, ‘better’ for treatments and ‘Outstanding’ for care.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you. 

Apply now to join our skilled and friendly teams and help us to deliver our vision to improve health and wellbeing by providing high quality care.

Visit our ‘Working for us’ pages at www.cwp.nhs.uk to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

Are you a caring and compassionate Registered Health Visitor or are you just about to qualify and are looking for a fresh or new opportunity? Why not come and work for CWP – we may have just the role for you.

Our 0-19 Starting Well Service is looking to appoint two new permanent Health Visitors.

You would become part of the newly formed integrated team delivering the key elements of the Healthy Child Programme to the Cheshire West and Chester 0-19 year old population and their families.

You will:

  • Be a qualified Health Visitor – or just about to qualify
  • Provide leadership within the 0-19 team
  • Demonstrate skills in service development, innovation and public health
  • Be flexible and solution focused in your approach to challenges
  • Facilitate integrated working
  • Build community capacity and resilience through partnership working
  • Be compassionate, competent and child focused in all that you do

You should have an excellent knowledge of the Healthy Child Programme and demonstrate a commitment to multi agency/ collaborative and integrated team working. Safeguarding and case management are essential elements of this role and comprehensive training and support will be provided

You will also be involved in a range of public health activities within a geographical area, to include individuals, groups and communities. As a key professional in the protection of children, you will be required to work collaboratively with other agencies to meet their needs.

You will benefit from a full induction and preceptorship programme where appropriate. Regular clinical and safeguarding supervision will also be provided as will access to relevant internal and external training/development opportunities.

Location and Base will be discussed and agreed once a start date is established for the successful candidates which will take into account the needs of the service.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For more information or to arrange a telephone conversation please contact Joanne Hall, Starting Well Programme Manager by email:  joanne.hall15@nhs.net