Health Visitor- Vacancies across the city
Do you want to be part of something amazing?
We are seeking enthusiastic Health Visitors to join our dynamic, diverse, and supportive teams.
You must be a registered Health Visitor (SCPHN – Health Visiting) with current NMC registration.
Here in Manchester we are continuing to re-shape the way Health Visitors work. We have a diverse and inclusive team of Health Visitors and Community Nursery Nurses who work together as part of our highly skilled 0-5 early years workforce.
Our teams support our most vulnerable families. Using the integrated and targeted family offer which is part of a new and innovative approach to early help and prevention. In this role you will be making a real difference to Manchester families lives.
What we can offer :
We offer a range of training and development opportunities and all applicants, experienced or newly qualified.
Regular safeguarding supervision and support.
Career development opportunities include specialist health visiting teams including the award-winning infant feeding, peri natal mental health, specialist case planning and homeless families.
Excellent access to training, support, and development in your career
Join us at the heart of Manchester, at the cutting edge of public health!
Main duties of the job
You will work as part of an integrated team to deliver the healthy child programme
You will work in partnership with families to develop and agree tailored health plans to address their parenting and health needs.
You will identify, prioritise and implement programmes of care that meets the public health needs of the population.
You will provide parenting skills support and information both through coordinating/participating in parenting groups and one to one home visits to families, especially those children and families identified with complex health needs/vulnerabilities
You will actively participate in service development activities
You will work in collaboration with other health care and service providers to ensure seamless delivery of services for clients and communities
Student education is a priority for the service and you be involved in the training of the future health visiting workforce. As a large teaching Trust we host up to 20 SCPHN students every year.
MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.
Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.
We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we’ve launched in September 2022.
We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.
To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.
MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Were looking forward to hearing from you!
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Certificate of Sponsorship
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