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Health Visitor Flying Start

Band 6

Main area
Health Visitor
Band 6
Fixed term until March 2019 due to funding
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Cwn Gwyrdd Medical Centre
Tonypandy Rhonnda
£26,566 to £35,578 per annum
22/08/2018 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.



If you are an Cwm Taff University Health Board employee this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview.

Band 6 Flying Start Health Visitor 1 WTE 37.5hrs per week Base – Cwm Gwyrdd Medical Centres.

Band 6 Flying Start Health Visitor post has arisen within Cwm Taf University Health Board. An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Flying Start Health Visitor to work effectively within multi-agency settings to deliver the Flying Start Healthy Child Wales programme promoting the health and wellbeing of children and families in a designated Flying Start Rhondda Cynon Taf. The post holder will be a dynamic, motivated individual to support the provision of effective and efficient service. You will be expected to hold a SCPHN qualification or be imminently awaiting a successful result. Therefore Health Visiting students currently working or being hosted within the University Health Board are welcomed to apply. The post holder, as well as being a qualified Health Visitor, will possess excellent clinical skills with a pro- active approach to evidence based practice. You will be a team player displaying excellent interpersonal skills with clear and precise communication with team members/colleagues and the ability to embrace new challenges. A comprehensive Induction Programme will be offered to the successful candidate, as will continued professional and personal development with regular appraisals and on-going appropriate training and education.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 22nd August 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Susan Royal Jones Senior Nurse

07771 784 392



Gillian Kane