Health Visitor - Casual

SSAFA

Employment Type Contract Casual Work hours as required
Location On site · Cyprus Limassol British Forces Cyprus
Salary £18.00 per hour
Seniority Mid-level
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 17th Jul 2024 EEST

Job Description

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Bank Health Visitor to support the Health Visiting Service in British Forces Cyprus. You will be responsible for delivering the Healthy Child Programme to families with children aged 0-5 years; developing, implementing and evaluating health plans in response to identified needs of the individual, family and community; participating in health promotion and public health campaigns; and assisting with the delivery of childhood immunisations.

You will work collaboratively with the Community Health Team, Primary Care, Social Care, Education and welfare agencies. Furthermore, you will be involved with Early Help Assessments and attend multi-agency meetings.

About the team

You will be a member of the SSAFA Community Health Team based in Akrotiri, working alongside Midwives, School Nurses, Community Children’s Nurses, Speech and Language Therapists, CAMHS, Dietitian, Consultant Community Paediatrician and Community Paediatric Psychiatrist. As a Bank Health Visitor there will be requirement to work in Episkopi and Dhekelia.

About you

You must be a Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor). Experience of work within a military environment would be an advantage. You will be able to manage and prioritise a caseload effectively, have good time management skills, excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills and be committed to personal and professional development. You will have a good working knowledge and understanding of safeguarding children.

You are required to be committed to safeguarding children and adults and to adhere to child protection policies and guidelines in conjunction with Command Local Safeguarding Children’s Board procedures.

A valid driving license and the ability to drive a manual car is essential.

Please note a relocation package is not included with this role.

About SSAFA 

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of support for serving personnel, veterans and their families in their time of need. In 2022 our trained teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 59,000 people, including veterans, serving personnel (regulars and reserves) and their families.  

SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person. And we are here for that person and their family, any time they need us and in any way, they need us.

Diversity and Inclusion at SSAFA 

SSAFA exists to support a diverse range of beneficiaries within the armed forces community, and we believe diversity within our teams is key to ensuring we can deliver our services effectively. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a worldwide charity. SSAFA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business. 

SSAFA is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service to ensure we, as an employer, safeguard those we serve.  

Further information about the role

View the full job description here.

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Clare Henderson on 00357 99 618 375 or email clare.henderson@ssafa-fhs.org.uk

No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.

How to apply

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If you need any adjustments to support you with the application process, please contact recruitment@ssafa.org.uk  

Closing date: Midnight on 17 July 2024. SSAFA reserves the right to close the vacancy once we receive sufficient suitable applications.

Interviews: week commencing 22 July 2024.

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