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Health Visitor - Epping £3000 Welcome Bonus

Job Introduction

Are you looking for a Health Visitor role that offers variety, where you are supported by a team of practitioners, along with a clear development path, which includes the opportunity to become a dual qualified SCPHN Nurse and can lead to a variety of strategic Band 7 and 8 roles?

Working within Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Services offers a unique environment, with clear visibility of senior management who are easily approachable due to their hands-on approach, which includes our Managing Director. You will feel listened to and be given the platforms to have your voice and ideas heard.

You will also be joining a team who are focused on clinical excellence and who recently received a “Good” CQC rating, with 100% of our rated services considered overall good or outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.

On behalf of the NHS, Essex County Council and WECCG, HCRG Care Group and Barnardo’s are commissioned to provide a range of children, young people and family services throughout Essex that are free at the point of delivery.

We are striving to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for children and families in the community, for the community, with the community.

Main Responsibility

There is a Healthy Family Team located within every District of Essex and is made up of a multi-disciplinary team, including Health Visitors, School Nurses and additional colleagues who work together to provide family support.

As a Health Visitor, you will be responsible for:

  • The delivery of the Healthy Child Programme including assessment of health needs, development, implementation and evaluation of packages of care
  • Using the Family Health Needs Assessment tool to plan and evidence care
  • Devise and implement individualized care plans for each child based on a needs assessment, within the Health Visiting Strategy, while actively involving the child/parent/carer/family in the planning and implementation of any proposed programme of care and support
  • Identify and assess health, growth and development in the 0-5 age range (0-19 Pathway)
  • Use the Early Help Assessment Tool when there is unmet need identified.
  • Participate in effective partnership working with other agencies and taking a lead professional role where appropriate. 
  • Use evidence-based practice to develop and maintain a high quality and cost-effective standard for Specialist Public Health Nurse/Health Visiting practice.


You will also develop your leadership skills by undertaking mentorship responsibilities to both pre-registration and SCPHN students whilst on placement within the service and provide preceptorship to support new staff members.  Support will be on hand by our Practice Education team to do this, along with being provided with regular safeguarding supervision.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have or be working towards a SCPHN Health Visitor qualification and a desire to ensure children in Essex have the best possible start in life.

You will have a passion to drive positive change to families and use the platform HCRG Care Group offer to suggest innovative improvements as and when you see fit.

You will also have a valid UK driving licence, with access to a car for work purposes. Although we can make certain accommodations if you do not yet have a driving licence or are unable to hold one.

Package Description

You will feel valued as a Health Visitor with HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:

  • £3000 Welcome Bonus*
  • AfC 22/23 salary and terms and conditions –including an NHS pension
  • Flexible working to provide you with that true work / life balance
  • Access to our Strive for Better networks, a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance to constantly develop industry-leading care and quality
  • Access to Reward Gateway - our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premium offers and discounts on practical spending at national supermarkets and well known retailers as well as special treats like Virgin Experience Days and Leisure Vouchers 
  • Access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters
  • We are pleased to offer access to Wagestream - which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them. No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go.
  • A committed Learning and Development team who work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression
  • Access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills, bespoke career pathways and opportunities continuing your professional development
  • Innovative forward-thinking culture with the opportunity to put forward your ideas to contribute to the way we work. You will be encouraged to apply for national funding to drive your initiatives locally to benefit our patients and service users
  • Rewarding and supportive teams, you will be recognised and have opportunities to recognise others by nominating for local and national awards annually and taking part in our new virtual “Ask our Executives” event, where you can submit questions to the board and hear updates regularly on company strategy and objectives
  • Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards with a number of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

*T&Cs Apply

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.


While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 


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