CL-Health Visitor Nursing Services Band 6 - Lochalsh - HGH04324

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Ref no: HGH04324
Closes: Monday, 9th October 2017
Published: Tuesday, 26th September 2017
Location: Lochalsh Healthcare Centre, Station Road, Kyle Of Lochalsh
Salary: £26,830 - £35,933 per year
Hours: 37.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Highland Council
Category: Health Services
Sub-category: Nursing

Job Description

Post Title:  Health Visitor Nursing Services Band 6    
Location
:   Lochalsh
Hours:       37.5 hours per week
Duration:   Permanent
Salary:       £26,830 - £35,933 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person:  Elaine Rooney, Tel: 01478 614892

Job Purpose: An opportunity has arisen for a Health Visitor to join the Family Team covering Skye and Lochalsh. The post is  based within the new Lochalsh Health Centre which over looks the picturesque  Kyle Harbour and Skye Bridge. The successful candiate should have expereince of working within a multi agency setting and be able to demonstrate experience in the areas of child protection, vulnerable families and public health. Relocation grant available. 

To facilitate and empower individuals and families to engage in healthy lifestyles through the promotion of health screening and detecting for signs of ill health and/ or abnormality and engaging in anticipatory and supportive care applying the Principles of Public Health Nursing/Health Visiting:

  1. Identify Health Needs
  2. Stimulate the Awareness of Health Needs
  3. Facilitate Health Enhancing Activity
  4. Influence Policies Affecting Health    

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 609575 (24 hour voicemail) quoting post the reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

Requirements

  1. Current first level registration
  2. Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – HV
  3. You will be expected to be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service.