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Staff Nurse (Health Visiting Team) Band 5

Job Introduction

The Health Visiting Staff Nurse is a registered nurse working as part of the Health Visiting Team providing preventative and supportive health care to children and families in Wiltshire. This includes the identification, monitoring and provision of targeted support to vulnerable children and those whose welfare and safety may be at risk. The post holder works as a member of the Health Visiting Team maintaining a public health focus under the supervision of a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) to deliver the Healthy Program in a variety of settings including the home and community venues as delegated by the Health Visitor. All allocated work is completed within the designated competency framework.

This is a part time role of 22.5 hours but with flexibility to go to 30 hours.

Main Responsibility

The following is intended to summarise the key responsibilities of the role, but other tasks may be required. After a period of induction and completion of relevant competencies within the competency framework the post holder will be expected to:

  • Work within the boundaries of the Staff Nurse Competency framework
  • Work with the Health Visiting Team to achieve Key Performance Indicators
  • Work in partnership with children and families to identify any health needs at the earliest opportunity and to provide appropriate support to achieve positive outcomes.
  • To work in partnership with Early Years Services in the community such as Children’s Centres and Early Years settings.
  • To support Infant feeding and parent infant relationships by adhering to the Baby Friendly Initiative Standards
  • To complete the Family Health Needs assessment for allocated mandated reviews and update the SCPHN (Health Visitor) with any areas of concern.
  • To provide support to families using the Solihull Foundation Approach model and Five to Thrive trauma-informed practice in behavioural management, parenting skills and in the delivery of programs of care to vulnerable families as identified by the SCPHN Health Visitor.
  • To provide ongoing support and intervention to allocated families and updating the SCPHN health visitor when significant changes occur.
  • To work with families where they are identified as requiring early help and where an Early Support Assessment is in place or reach the threshold of Child in Need. This is under the direct supervision of the SCPHN health visitor.
  • To undertake work as allocated by the SCPHN Health Visitor, including support to families on a Child Protection Plan.
  • To undertake Looked After Child Assessments as required and offer ongoing support to allocated families under the direct supervision of the SCPHN Health Visitor.
  • To support the wider team with the delivery of targeted interventions and/or support bundles • To provide care that is evidence based
  • To maintain accurate, contemporaneous, comprehensive records of care.
  • To participate in management, safeguarding and clinical supervision.

For a full list of responsibilities please see attached Job Description. 

The Ideal Candidate


  • NMC registration in a field of nursing
  • Experience in working with children and families
  • Holds a full driving license, and car owner.
  • Knowledge of national and local policy in Children’s Service and Public Health.
  • Understanding of child development.
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment and ability to promote and safeguard the welfare of children and families with the skills to build sustainable professional boundaries.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues in plain language at all levels both within and outside the organisation.
  • Ability to work alone and part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Evidence of effective teamwork
  • Demonstrates an interest in public health and Health Visiting
  • Ability to work flexibly to respond to service needs.
  • Computer literate


  • Registered Children’s Nurse
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Knowledge of behaviour change theory.
  • Practice supervisor/practice assessor qualification
  • Interest in undertaking the SCPHN qualification

Package Description

As a Staff Nurse (Health Visiting Team) Band 5, you’ll be part of our valued team at our High Post hub. 

You will feel valued as a Staff Nurse (Health Visiting Team) Band 5 within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

  • £28,407 - £34,581 with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions
  • Free tea, coffee and milk at your base location
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year 
  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a number of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission. 

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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