Health Visitor

Please note we also have positions available in the following locations:

- Brentwood

- Castle Point

- Rochford

In addition to the above, you will receive an additional one-off payment of up to £2,000 as a welcome to our service – a Golden Hello from us, to you! You will receive £500 after probation with £1500 after 15 months.

On behalf of the NHS, Essex County Council and WECCG, HCRG Care Group and Barnardo’s are commissioned to provide a range of children, young people and family services throughout Essex that are free at the point of delivery.

Within West Essex we also deliver the Children’s Community Specialist Health Services including Children’s Community Nursing, Children’s Therapies and Community Paediatrics.

The service, known as the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service, focusses on ensuring that everyone in Essex has the best possible start in life through meeting the identified needs of children, young people and their families.

Our services are offered across Essex from the Antenatal period up until a young person turns 19 or 25 for those with Special Educational Needs.  We are located within the community delivering outcome based support to families within their homes, schools or at one of our Family Hubs and Delivery Sites.

We are striving to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for children and families in the community, for the community, with the community.

As a Health Visitor within the Essex Child & Family Wellbeing Service you’ll join a team who are focused on clinical excellence and who recently received a “Good” CQC rating.

Package DescriptionYou will feel valued as a Health Visitor with HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:

AfC 21/22 salary and terms and conditions –including an NHS pension
Flexible working to provide you with that true work / life balance
Access to our Strive for Better networks, a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance to constantly develop industry-leading care and quality
Access to Reward Gateway - our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premium offers and discounts on practical spending at national supermarkets and well known retailers as well as special treats like Virgin Experience Days and Leisure Vouchers
Access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters
We are pleased to offer access to Wagestream - which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them. No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go.
A committed Learning and Development team who work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression
Access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills, bespoke career pathways and opportunities continuing your professional development
Innovative forward-thinking culture with the opportunity to put forward your ideas to contribute to the way we work. You will be encouraged to apply for national funding to drive your initiatives locally to benefit our patients and service users
Rewarding and supportive teams, you will be recognised and have opportunities to recognise others by nominating for local and national awards annually and taking part in our new virtual “Ask our Executives” event, where you can submit questions to the board and hear updates regularly on company strategy and objectives
Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards with 100% of our services being rated overall good or outstanding by the Care Quality CommissionMain Responsibilities

There is a Healthy Family Team located within every District of Essex and is made up of a Multi-disciplinary team, including Health Visitors, School Nurses and additional colleagues who work together to provide family support.

As a Health Visitor you will be responsible for the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme including assessment of health needs, development, implementation and evaluation of packages of care.

You will provide leadership and act as positive role model by supporting colleagues and demonstrating excellent standards of care.

You will undertake mentorship responsibilities to both pre-registration and SCPHN students whilst on placement within the service and provide preceptorship to support new staff members.  You will be supported to do this by our Practice Education team.

Regular safeguarding supervision will be provided along with opportunities for continued professional development.

The Ideal CandidateYou will have or be working towards a SCPHN Health Visitor qualification along with a passion and drive to help ensure that children have the best possible start in life.

You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.

About The CompanyWe change lives by transforming health and care.

Established in 2006 by our Chief Executive Dr Vivienne McVey and like-minded colleagues, we are one of the UK’s leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services.

From around 500 locations across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year – guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.

We’re committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply. We reserve the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.

As a Disability Confident Committed company, we work in partnership with the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to make our business an inclusive place for all.

HCRG Care Group is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.

HCRG Care Group, its subsidiary companies and the LLPs are part of the HCRG Care Group and provide publicly funded health and social care services. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website’s privacy policy.

From 11 November 21, as a result of new legislation, anyone over the age of 18 who enters a Care Home as part of their job must have had both doses of a COVID-19 vaccination or hold a valid medical exemption. As part of our pre-employment process we will therefore ask you to provide:

* proof of your vaccination status via the NHS Covid Pass (either electronically or via the PDF)

* A signed copy of the temporary medical exemption form. Further details about the legislation can be found on the government website
HCRG Care Group
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