Health Visitors

Tower Hamlets GP Caregroup E1

Tower Hamlets GP Care Group CIC

Job summary

Recruiter:
Tower Hamlets GP Care Group CIC
Salary:
£33,660 - £43,307 inclusive (subject to skills and experience)
Posted:
02/01/2019
Ref:
Health Visitors
Job Role:
Health visiting
Sector:
Community Social care Voluntary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full Time

About the job

·Job title: Health Visitors(Permanent and Bank staff)

  • Location: London E1

·Salary: £33,660 - £43,307 inclusive (subject to skills and experience)

·About the role: 

Tower Hamlets GP Care Group was established in 2014 by local GPs as a not for profit CIC and aims to provide innovative high quality, responsive and accessible health services. As national leaders in new models of care we see health visiting as a key element of the children’s pathway to improve outcomes for our local population.

The Health Visiting Service transferred to us from Barts Health in April 2016 and we plan to develop and strengthen the health visiting service, building on our strong established partnerships in Tower Hamlets with organisations including Children’s Centres, maternity services, social workers, education and Early Year’s Services.

These are exciting times where you will be part of a drive to provide innovative, high quality, responsive and accessible health services working together as part of the THIP (Tower Hamlets Integrated Provider Partnership) a Vanguard site. Within this new model families will have access to integrated care including health, social, voluntary and community services.

Health Visitors are the Leaders of the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme offering a four-level service model with community, universal, universal plus and universal partnership plus service to families. You will ‘add value’ at every contact with a family, addressing the main public health needs of the borough.

Come and share our ambition to make a fundamental difference in improving the health and wellbeing of children and their families in Tower Hamlets.

The aim of the role:

·to work with individuals, families and communities

·to identify health needs and promote the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of children and their families in the local community

·promote and participate and participate in public health initiatives

·to identify, monitor and support children in need including those whose welfare or safety are at risk and in accordance with Safeguarding policies and procedures

·be responsible for providing a service to a defined caseload of families and to have a key role in assessing needs of clients

·planning and implementing appropriate interventions for families on the caseload

·work collaboratively and refer, if necessary, to other health, social care or community agencies

·work in partnership with families and communities

·act as a point of reference in order to provide advice and be a key referral agency

 

·Benefits: Agenda for Change pay scale and NHS pensions

·How to apply For further details not already covered in the job description or advert contact Helen Miller, Clinical Lead Health Visiting 07714 741736 or email helen.miller1@nhs.net

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