Health Visitor

Swindon Borough Council

The closing date is 01 September 2022

Job summary

Are you passionate about public health, early intervention and offering families the right help at the right time? Are you looking for new and exciting challenge 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.

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.

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 demonstrate 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

For Swindon to thrive in the future, we need to lay the foundations now. It’s why our regeneration and transformation programmes are already underway. So, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time on our journey. We’ll look to you to share your knowledge, influence decisions and drive real, positive change. With your contributions, we’ll achieve our vision of a prosperous, re-vitalised Swindon by 2030 together. And you’ll be proud to say it was made better with you.

Our current benefits include:

• Flexible working

• 27-33 days plus bank holidays dependent on NHS 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.

Date posted

22 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

F0065-22-6897

Job locations

Wat Tyler House

Princes Street

Swindon

Wilts

SN1 2JG


Job description

Job responsibilities

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Search out and identify health needs and deliver skilled health promotional activities and care to individual’s, 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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Read the full role profile

Search out and identify health needs and deliver skilled health promotional activities and care to individual’s, 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

Qualifications

Essential

  • Read full role profile attached
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Read full role profile attached

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).

Additional information

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

Address

Wat Tyler House

Princes Street

Swindon

Wilts

SN1 2JG


Employer's website

https://www.swindon.gov.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Swindon Borough Council

Address

Wat Tyler House

Princes Street

Swindon

Wilts

SN1 2JG


Employer's website

https://www.swindon.gov.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Patricia West

pwest@swindon.gov.uk

Date posted

22 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

F0065-22-6897

Job locations

Wat Tyler House

Princes Street

Swindon

Wilts

SN1 2JG


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