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Health Visitor

Band 6 Health Visitor
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Whitley Health and Social Services Centre, 268 Northumberland Avenue, RG2 7PJ
Monday to Friday.

37.5 Hours per week (09:00-17:00)
£30ph Weekdays

We are looking for strong team players who have a real passion for working with children and families.

You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with other teams and agencies.

The role is 9 - 5 Monday to Friday in which we can offer some flexibility.

This is a client facing role but with some room for home working based on service need.

Main duties of the job

Working collaboratively with other health care professionals and agencies ensuring a seamless delivery of service for children and families within the community.
Assessing child and family needs, using the appropriate assessment and risk tools.

Ensuring that at each contact with a child an assessment of their health and development need is conducted
To support breastfeeding and parent infant relationships applying the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative standards
Ensure that the advice, support and services provided take account of client or family's race, culture, religion and language
Full knowledge and understanding of the Local Safeguarding Board Procedures together with Trust guidelines.

Exercises vigilance regarding vulnerable families and to respond as necessary
Working closely with local authority colleagues

Requirements

Be a registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) active on the NMC register
Previous experience managing cases where a child has a protection plan
Have a high standard of clinical work
Have a valid UK driving license with access to vehicle

We also offer a £250 bonus for starting this contract this will be paid out to you after 150 hours completed (4 Weeks)

If you know anyone who may be interested in the position we can also offer a £250 referral fee

If this role is of interest, please just respond to this advert with an up to date copy of your CV or call Jake on 01772 208963.