Health Visitor

Swindon Borough Council

The closing date is 30 June 2021

Job overview

Are you passionate about public health, early intervention and offering the right help at the right time? Are you looking for new and exciting challenges to develop your skills and take your career to the next level? Do you want to be part of a team that strives for excellence and offers true support to all its members? If the answer is yes, then we want to hear from you.

There has never been a better time to join Swindon Borough Councils Public Health Nursing Team! Due to the recent remodelling of Swindons Early Help offer to families, we are looking for dynamic, innovative and energetic individuals to join us. We have exciting and rewarding roles within our 0-19 team for the right candidates and are looking for people who share our vision of One Childrens Service - Consistently Good Everyday.

Main duties of the job

Health Visitors are a valued part of our team, who work with the multiagency team to empower children, young people and families to make healthy lifestyle choices. They are able to identify when extra help may be required and offer the appropriate support or signposting as needed. Swindon

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and able to build effective working relationships with a wide range of people. They will have exceptional time management and organisational skills and a resilient, brave and connected mind set. The ability to travel throughout the Borough is essential and therefore a car driver would be preferable.

About us

Make a difference, make it better, make it right - putting Swindon and its people at the heart of everything we do.

We are committed to providing our employees with a diverse and exciting environment in which to work, encouraging creativity and innovation whilst recognising the need to support ongoing personal development and a flexible work life balance.

Our current benefits include:

Flexible working

Up to 33 days+ bank holidays depending on continuous service

A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme

Purchase of annual leave

Leisure and Legal Services discounts

Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

Please note Swindon Borough Council terms and conditions apply to this role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Search out and identify health needs and deliver skilled health promotional activities and care to individuals, families and groups in the home and community with specific health and social needs, based on professional assessment and in partnership with clients carers and other agencies.


Person Specification



  • Qualified health visitor. See full role profile.


  • See full role profile

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Swindon Borough Council


Wat Tyler House

Princes Street




Employer's website

Date posted

04 May 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 6


£31,365 to £37,890 a year



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Wat Tyler House

Princes Street




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