We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic, highly motivated Health Visitors with visionary leadership skills to join evolving and supportive Health Visiting Teams within the Falkirk and Stirlingshire locality areas.
The post holders will work in partnership with Health Visitors, Primary Care and multiagency colleagues to deliver the Universal Health Visiting Pathway and provide high quality, safe, person centred, and accessible care to families with pre-school aged children across the locality.
The successful candidates will provide leadership and operational management of the Health Visiting Service as delegated by the Clinical Nurse Manager. They will divide their time between managerial and clinical duties. The clinical component consists of the provision of formal clinical supervision sessions for a qualified Health Visitors throughout the Stirling and Falkirk areas.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate an in understanding of GIRFEC and its application to practice. He/she will also possess in depth knowledge of current professional and strategic policy drivers.
Applicants must be educated to degree level and be a first level registered nurse or midwife with an active post registration qualification in health visiting (as entered on Part 3 of the NMC register). Successful candidates will possess relevant post registration experience and evidence of ongoing professional development.
A working knowledge of child protection systems is a requirement for these posts and an understanding of IT systems is essential.
We offer training; induction and development opportunities to support personal and professional development and candidates must be willing to undertake further training in clinical supervision if they do not already possess these skills.
Due to the geographical location, the ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is essential for this post.
Informal enquiries to: Caroline Murphy Clinical Nurse Manager Tel: 07768 707627
The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. More information on this scheme can be found at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk
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