Job Description

Job reference: 006564

Location: NHS Lothian

Job closing date: 10/06/2022

Job posted date: 08/10/2021

Salary: Band 7 (£40,872 – £47,846)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Community Nursing

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

The main role for the Health Visitor (HV) is to be the designated named HV for all Children within their caseload from antenatal to school entry age, excluding the unborn child. This requires the HV to commence the child’s planning process. To discharge these responsibilities the postholder will have a responsibility to monitor the child’s wellbeing and assess if a need is identified.  They will work in partnership with the child’s family and all involved agencies to produce a child’s plan which will require to be monitored.

In discharging these responsibilities the postholder is responsible and accountable for maintaining clinical, staff and information governance.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.

For informal enquiries please contact Jill irwin

or Karen Holmes