Website Hywel Dda University Health Board
This listing is about Hywel Dda University Health Board in Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom
About the job
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Health Visitor to join the Flying Start Health Visiting Team in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion on a permanent basis.
Aberystwyth is nestled on the West Wales coastline and Ceredigion county has beautiful countryside and seaside towns.
The post holder will be responsible for delivering the Flying Start enhanced health visiting programme for a defined caseload of children, families and communities whilst implementing public health initiatives. You will be expected to work in partnership with other professionals and agencies to address health needs – demonstrating excellent communication skills whilst working both autonomously and as part of a team.
The post holder will be part of the multi-disciplinary Flying Start Team, Advisory Teacher, Childcare staff, Speech and Language Therapists and Family Support Workers. They will carry some responsibility for delegation and supervision of packages of care – covering parenting, health and early language for the Family Support Workers and will have a range of services that they can use to support families in their care – Parenting Courses, Baby Massage, Young Parents’ Groups and much more.
The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.
The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.
Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
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Company: Hywel Dda University Health Board
Job Location: Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom
Application Deadline: N/A
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