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Family Health Advisor

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Health Visiting
NHS AfC: Band 4
Full time: 37.5hrs Per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
South Locality
£21,089 to £23,761 per annum plus HCAS
31/03/2020 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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FAMILY HEALTH ADVISOR - Bright Start Islington

We are seeking to employ a Family Health Advisor with an NNEB or NVQ Level 3 in Child Care/CACHE or a Level 4 Certificate in Early Years Practice (OU) or a Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Early Years to join our Integrated Bright Start early childhood services for Islington children and families.

The role will involve delivering key aspects of the Healthy Child Programme and support the development of the service and work with colleagues and partners, to ensure the delivery of a safe and effective Universal Health Provision as delegated by the Health Visitor Team Leader. The role includes assessing children's development, supporting families with infant feeding and child development. The delivery is both in group settings and on an individual basis.

You would be expected to demonstrate good communication skills due to the nature of the role in working with children and families. Good communication with integrated colleagues and partners is also essential to ensure local health priorities are addressed to improve health outcomes for children in Islington.

Computer skills are essential.

An induction programme will be offered and six month probation for Whittington Health will be undertaken.


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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

For any queries regarding this post please contact Rachel Dehnel, Locality Manager, Health Visiting Bright Start South. 07827 254 657/0203 316 8452

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 3241