Senior Health Visitor / Health Visitor
Lincolnshire County Council is seeking qualified health visitors to cover a number of posts across Lincolnshire. We are looking for practitioners who will deliver all elements of the Healthy Child Programme, delivering innovation and contributing to service improvement.
You will need to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and to possess or be actively working towards a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse qualification.
Full and part time Health Visitor positions based in Lincoln, Boston, Spalding, Skegness, Bourne, Market Deeping, Stamford.
We are seeking to recruit motivated practitioners with initiative and drive who are keen to contribute to the further development of our service. The children's 0-19 health team work within Lincolnshire County Council in close collaboration with Children's Services and other agencies to improve outcomes and reduce health inequalities for children, young people and their families in our care.
Due to the pioneering commissioning arrangements, we are seeking practitioners who are not averse to change and thrive upon innovative practices. It is essential that you are a keen public health advocate who can demonstrate working within the 4,5,6 Health Visitor model in the delivery of The Healthy Child Programme.
You will need to have the ability to work autonomously and as part of an integrated skill mix team. You need to have excellent communication skills and experience of working in partnership across organisational boundaries.
We can offer you opportunities for personal and professional development. The 0-19 children's heath team has a strong champion role structure which helps support the service and development of staff by encouraging involvement of HV's in their area of interest. At Lincolnshire County Council we strongly believe in supporting our HV's and provide regular clinical and safeguarding supervision.
For newly qualified practitioners, we have a Preceptorship Programme in place to aid your development. There will be the opportunity for career progression through the G9 and G10 pay-scales depending on knowledge and experience, plus payment of professional fees.
Find out what it's like to be a Health Visitor by reading the testimonials attached.
If you would like to know more from health visitors that work within our service please contact Caroline Fisher HV 07741606148 email@example.com Or Jayne Anderson 07741606508 firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require any further information please contact- Locality health manager Dawn Waring 07741606055 email@example.com Or Practice supervisor Sam West 07741605946 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check
All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.
On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.
We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.
Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.
In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.