Health Visitor | NELFT NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £31,365 - £37,890 pa (plus HCAS) pro rata for part time
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 May 2021
Location: Grays, RM17 5BY
Company: NELFT NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3096079/395-EC449-20F

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Health Visitor

Due to the hard to recruit nature of this post, it has been identified by NELFT as being eligible for a welcome payment subject to the terms set out within the NELFT Recruitment Policy.This is for EXTERNAL applicants only. This post attracts a one off payment equivalent to 10% of annual basic salary (not including HCA) upto a maximum of £10,000 as a welcome payment as a hard to fill post. 50% of this payment is to be paid after successful completion of probationary period and the other 50% is to be paid after 2 years in post.

Do you want to develop in a progressive environment, and enhance your career?

In Thurrock we have a very exciting opportunity for innovative and motivated individuals who are keen to contribute to the further development of our service.

Thurrock is a very exciting and progressive place to work and we have vacancies within our healthy Families Servicefor Health Visitors to join us on our continued journey to ensure all children and Young people have the best start in life, and can achieve to their optimum ability. We offer stability, recognition and development, and have channels for staff to contribute to the ongoing service plans.

We are looking to recruit motivated practitioners with initiative and drive who are keen to contribute to the further development of our service. We work in closer collaboration with the Brighter Futures agencies: Childrens centres, PASS as well as other agencies to improve outcomes and reducing health inequalities for children, young people and their families in our area. For newly qualified practitioners, we have a preceptorship Programme in place to aid your development. We also offer a wide range of ‘in-house’ and other training opportunities for continuous professional development through our learning and development department as well as clinical supervision and mentorship. 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. You need to be willing to facilitate and support change in service delivery.

** Applicants must be a qualified nurse, midwife or Health Visitor**

If you are a qualified Health Visitor or a Student Health Visitor due to qualify this year we would like to hear from you.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement – Essex

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of the basic salary

This advert closes on Monday 3 May 2021

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