Family Health Advisor

Band 4

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Family Health Advisor
Band 4
37.5 hours per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Ctrl Local HV Islington Level 5
£23,609 to £27,219 pa INCL HCAs
20/02/2018 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.

62 per cent of staff say they are proud to be working for the organisation in our Staff Survey with 55 per cent saying they would recommend us as a great place to work and 53 per cent say they have a strong sense of belonging.

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Salary grade: Agenda for Change Band 4

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 Universal Children Service health visiting team in Islington.

The role will involve delivering key aspects of the Healthy Child Programme and support the development of the service and work with colleagues to ensure the

delivery of a safe and effective Universal Health Provision as delegated by the Health Visitor Team Leader. The aspects will include supporting families with infant feeding, child development and child health clinics, both in group settings and on an individual basis. Computer skills are essential.

This is an exciting time to be joining our teams as we move forward with our integrated approach to delivering the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) to all our families.

You would be expected to have good communication skills, be a team player and be well organised in order to effectively work in partnership with the Early Years

Childcare providers and Children’s Centres in the area.

All new staff undergo a thorough induction and probation program in line with the KSF.

The Directorate works in close collaboration with its local authority and voluntary and community sector partners in order to ensure that health priorities are embedded

across the range of provision to achieve improved outcomes for children and young people in line with the Healthy Child Program, Every Child Matters: Change for

Children, Choosing Health, The National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services and local strategic priorities.

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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 any queries regarding this post please contact Sheena Gofton Locality Manager Health Visiting 02033168011 / 07776136485

If you have problems applying, contact

020 7288 5798