- Health Visitor
- Band 6
- As and When
- London and Essex
- £15.91 - £17.65 per hour plus HCAS
- 24/02/2019 23:59
Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.
NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.
We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.
We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.
We operate a temporary staffing service and can offer competitive hourly rates, flexibility of shifts and hours, access to the NHS pension scheme, variety of work and access to training opportunities.
We are looking to recruit band 6 Health Visitors.
NELFT provides health visiting services across four very diverse London boroughs and Essex borough, ranging from areas of poor health and high unemployment to leafy suburbs, we can offer real variety.
Working largely independently, but with the support of a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals, you’ll deliver child health programmes. We’ll depend on you to work in partnership with children’s centers, schools, GPs, social care organisations and voluntary agencies, and to create close relationships with families built on honesty, respect and trust.
You will need to be a specialist community public health nurse, you should have knowledge of safeguarding and other legislation relating to children’s health services and we will support you to develop your safeguarding experience.
If you have 5+ years’ experience as a Health Visitor you will be paid the top of band 6 £17.65 plus High cost area allowance. If you have fewer than 5 years’ experience it will be mid-point of the band £15.98 plus High cost area Allowance.
As a minimum criteria all staff employed by the Trust should have a basic competency for numeracy and literacy at NVQ level 2 standard. If you are shortlisted for this post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills this will take place at the NELFT Head Office at CEME , date to be confirmed.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.
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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