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Health Visitor

Job Description

At Virgin Care our approach to delivering healthcare services is innovative, refreshing and above all caring. We are committed to putting patient care first and we are looking for dedicated professionals who share our values and our passion for delivering quality care. We provide and contract for front-line NHS and social care services across England and have treated millions of people since 2006. We aim to make a lasting positive difference to the quality of care people receive. So, if that is what gets you out of bed in the morning, read on.

Our vacancy- Full time Health Visitor

The Virgin Care Health Visiting service offers every family the NHS universal health visiting service which aims to support you with all aspects of your child’s development and family’s health from pregnancy until your child is 5 years of age in Wiltshire. The Marlborough and Tidworth team is a skill mix team. We work in partnership with other Agencies to provide an invaluable service to the towns and surrounding villages. We currently have a vacancy for a Health visitor to work 28 hours per week within our team, based at Savernake Community Hospital Led by a Team leader and with the support of various dedicated health professionals, including Health visitors, School nurses and nursery nurses we are a highly supportive team who strive to deliver an excellent service to the Children, young people and their families living in our Community.

Virgin Care offers our Health Visitors fantastic opportunities to further develop their career and we offer newly qualified Health Visitors excellent preceptorship, mentorship and supervision. The role will also involve:

  • Assessment of health needs to develop, implement and evaluate packages of care
  • Operating as a specialist practitioner
  • Team leadership
  • Understanding and improving upon current nursing and public health issues across the relevant health services in your remit
  • Showing a clear understanding of and contributing to integrated and multidisciplinary working

You The essential qualities we are looking for in our Health Visitor applicants are:

  • Motivation, adaptability and innovation
  • Understanding the leadership role within skill mix teams
  • Assertive and collaborative
  • Ability to effectively manage self, workload and others
  • Registered General Nurse (RGN)
  • Qualified nurse prescriber
  • Specialist Practitioner Qualification degree/diploma/certificate
  • Mentor preparation, ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Previous Health Visitor experience is not necessary but along with management experience within a healthcare setting, it would be advantageous

The rewards

As a valued member of the team, we’ll offer you a competitive salary of £26,302 to £35,225 per annum including NHS pension, ongoing training and development and good quality working conditions. Working for Virgin Care comes with additional benefits – these include use of the Virgin tribe card which offers discounts on many products including up to 40% off Virgin trains, discounts on Virgin holidays and a host of other savings.

Virgin Care is a vibrant organisation committed to progressive, continuous improvement within a thriving team. If our Health Visitor role appeals, you have the qualities we are looking for, share our values and feel excited by the prospect of what we can do for your career then we’d love to hear from you.

Virgin Care are committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply. Virgin Care Limited reserves the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.

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