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Head of Service for Health Visiting (North)

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Registered Nurse/Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor)
NHS AfC: Band 8a
37.5 hours per week
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£42,414 - £49,969 per annum
30/08/2018 23:59

Job Title:      Head of Health Visiting service (North)

Grade:          Band 8a 

Salary:         To be inserted

Hours:          up to 37.5 hours per week (minimum 30hrs)

Contract:      Permanent post


Manchester Local Care Organisation (MLCO) Children’s Community Health services are seeking to appoint an innovative practitioner to the post of Head of Health Visiting service (North)


The successful applicant will be responsible for providing professional leadership and developmental support for all Health Visiting staff working within the North of the city with a citywide thematic leadership around Public Health.


You will be a Registered Nurse/Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor) with extensive recent community experience. You must also hold a first level degree or equivalent in a health care related subject and demonstrate substantial experience of working within the Manchester Health Visiting Service at a senior level.


This post will afford an ideal opportunity for you to develop and enhance your leadership skills, communication and interpersonal skills. You must be able to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the principles of the public health agenda, and evidence your experiences of interagency / partnership working. You will also need a thorough understanding of local and national developments and proposals within the MLCO and Children’s Community Health Services







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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For informal enquiries please contact Karen Fishwick, Lead Nurse on 0161 946 9442


If you have problems applying, contact

0161 276 4744