Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – Health Visitor

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
£31,339 to £35,754 per annum
Closing date
8 Nov 2021

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Health and Social Care, Health, Children's Services, Social Care
Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

City of York Council is offering an exciting opportunity to join our developing 0-19 Healthy Child Service as a Health Visitor.

York is a great place to live and work. On almost every indicator; health, wellbeing and happiness in York is well above the national average. However, we know that isn’t the case for everybody and that is where the Healthy Child Service comes in.

About the role;

The successful candidates will join the Healthy Child Service in working alongside early help services, housing, adult services, the police, the voluntary and community sectors, the wider health economy and of course families and communities themselves to help ensure every child and young person has the best possible start in life.

Working as a Health Visitor in York offers an opportunity to be pro-active in the delivery of the healthy child programme whilst being committed to delivering a high quality service to our clients.


We are looking for a high quality, innovative and forward looking Health Visitor with a passion for delivering good outcomes, and we welcome applications from newly qualified and experienced Health Visitors. If you feel this could be you then we want to hear from you.

We offer excellent support and training and development opportunities and corporate membership with the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV).

You would work across the city and operate out of one of the following office bases:

Clifton Children’s Centre

The Avenue’s (Tang Hall) Children’s Centre

Hob Moor Children’s Centre

Home working arrangements also available.

Full or part time hours considered.

City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly. Only a conceptually difficult subject can hinder a natural, smooth flow of language.

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact

Andrea Pitman (WEST) – 07766748906, Andrea.Pitman@york.gov.uk

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply via the NHS jobs website by following this link: https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/F0094-21-4763  

Please note that this is a City of York Council vacancy and appointments will be made on City of York Councils terms and conditions.

Closing date: Monday 8 November  2021 at 12 midnight

Job description


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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