Health Visitor - Enfield

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Our Client, North Middlesex University are recruiting for enthusiastic, hardworking candidates to join their Universal Children Services as a Health Visitor. 

The post holder will be a qualified Health Visitor. You will work autonomously as part of the Health Visiting Team managing a designated caseload of children and families, in order to improve their health and enable them to reach their full potential.

You will manage an identified enhanced caseload and work collaboratively with other agencies to provide high quality care to children and families. Child protection work will involve gathering and analysing information to make informed assessments, appropriate referrals and participating and contributing at case conferences and core group meetings.

To identify and monitor the health needs of a given population and facilitate the implementation of evidence based health care.

To develop public health initiatives in line with local and national priorities which promote, protect and improve the health of the population and reduce health inequalities.

To support the Team Lead/Manager CYP in developing innovative practice.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate the provision of care for clients in accordance with the principles and practice of Health Visiting by undertaking home visits and well baby clinics.
  • To manage and prioritise workload according to the identified health needs within a defined caseload ensuring the effective use of resources.
  • To initiate, maintain and review health and developmental surveillance programmes for children, undertaking designated screening procedures and identifying health needs.
  • To compile caseload/community profiles/health needs assessments in order to establish the health needs of the community and to plan and implement appropriate public health initiatives.
  • To review regularly with the Team Leader and Child Protection Supervisor in supervision families causing concern, record agreed action and follow through according to Trust and Safeguarding policies.
  • To liaise with the School Health Service, with particular reference to vulnerable children, their families and children with special needs.
  • To adopt a team approach to Health Visiting, working in close collaboration with other members of the team, offering support and providing reciprocal cover for colleagues in their absence.
  • To organise, develop and participate in public health activities including health promotion with individuals and groups.
  • To develop effective partnerships and relationships with primary and secondary health care colleagues, statutory and voluntary agencies.
  • To work within the policies and guidelines set out by the Trust and NMC Code of Conduct.
  • To take responsibility for Nurse Prescribing in line with National and local guidelines.
  • To be responsible for the supervision and delegation of duties of support staff.
  • To inform the Team Leader/ Manager CYP about work load constraints that may adversely affect the level of service which can be provided.
  • To ensure that all untoward incidents, accidents and areas of clinical risk are identified and reported in accordance with Trust policies and procedures.
  • To keep contemporaneous notes and accurate records and maintain client confidentiality according to NMC and Trust guidelines.
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the post.
  • To promote, develop and foster an environment that is conducive to learning for students and skill mix staff including mentorship and preceptorship of junior staff and students.
  • To participate in research/audit and statistical data which are approved and agreed.
  • To contribute to policies and the development and implementation of care pathways. 

Location and mobility:      

Your normal place of work will be in one of the Enfield Community Bases. However, you may be required to work at any other location of the Trusts interests, including travelling to appropriate meetings, outside of the borough, as required.

To be considered for these roles, you will need:

  • At least six months NHS experience.
  • Right to Work.
  • NMC pin

Working through the Bank you will benefit from:

  • First opportunity for work placements before agency staff
  • Competitive pay rates
  • A dedicated booking consultant available to assist with any queries and advise on suitable assignments tailored to you
  • Electronic timesheet system with weekly payroll

If you meet these requirements and are committed to delivering top quality patient care, please apply below or send your CV to contact

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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