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Health Visitor

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Suffolk County Council
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Full Time or Part Time
18.5 - 37 hours per week
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19 November 2020 11:30 PM
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£32,910 - £39,759 pro rata for part time

We are recruiting for Health Visitors in our Health and Children’s Centre Teams across Suffolk.

Are you passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and their families in Suffolk, and would like to work for a Children and Young People's Service that is rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted?

Do you want to work for an organisation that is committed to supporting its staff to achieve a healthy work-life balance?

Suffolk County Council (SCC) provides the 0-19 Healthy Child Service for Suffolk, which incorporates School Nursing, Health and Children's Centres, Family Nurse Partnership and the Health Business Centre.  SCC is a leader in integrated working and our Health & Children’s Centre teams consist of Health Visitors, Community Staff Nurses and Healthy Child Practitioners which deliver the Healthy Child Programme and the Children’s Centre Framework. 

This is a high-quality service that promotes excellent outcomes for families and their children from the antenatal period to the age of 5 years using prevention and early intervention strategies.

We offer an attractive employment package to encourage a healthy work-life balance, which includes:

  • Monday - Friday working
  • flexible hours
  • part time and full-time hours
  • a lease car scheme
  • a robust training and professional development program for all staff groups
  • current salary, continuous NHS service and annual leave will be considered when agreeing Terms and Conditions

Please see the Suffolk County Council Recruitment Brochure for more information, including Staff Benefits.

Please specify on your application form which geographical area (and the number of hours) you are interested in applying for, see the Suffolk Locality Map for further details.

For an informal discussion only please contact Jo Nelson on 07894 231206. 

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.

This organisation positively encourages the use of technology to communicate and engage, but in this role you will need to operate across a wide and rural area, so you must either hold a full and current driving licence and have access to personal transport or meet the mobility requirements of the role through other reasonable and suitable means

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working. For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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