Team Leader (Health Visiting)

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NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able...

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Do you seek a new opportunity? Are you looking for new and exciting challenges and experiences? If so-read on. Dundee is a beautiful City to live and work. It boasts one of the best Universities in Scotland along with Abertay and Dundee College. Dundee has wonderful walks, restaurants, and boasts having the renowned V&A Museum and soon to host the Eden Project. Dundee is situated on the East Coast where the sun always shines. Dundee is close to the major Scottish cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Aberdeen.

Within Dundee we have developed a dynamic, person centred Health Visiting Service. We pride ourselves in supporting staff and our colleagues to be the very best they can be. There is a large amount of development work within the Service and all Teams work towards being autonomous and solution focused, working in collaboration with their families and partner agencies.

Caseloads within the city are mixed with areas where there are pockets of deprivation. This creates opportunities to work closely with families, using person centred, Solihull and Motivational Interviewing approaches. Our staff are dedicated and committed and as such their response to meeting the demands of the Scottish Universal Health Visiting Pathway has always been positively reflected in data analysis.

We are seeking Specialist Community Public Health Nurses - Health Visiting or equivalent qualification to apply for the post of Team Leader. We are seeking a solution focused professional Health Visitor who possesses vision and who is keen to develop self and Teams.

The successful candidates will have a key role in providing Leadership, support and positive role modelling .We are driving forward the development of positive cultures giving guidance to Health Visitors and Early Years workers within the Service. The aim is to enable a trauma informed workforce who embraces their commitment to improve outcomes for children and families. You will work closely with the Senior Nurse to evidence and meet both local and national priorities.

We work within the Scottish National Frame work of GIRFEC, the Children & Families (Scotland) Act 2014 and the responsibilities of the Named Person function. Within the Team Leaders role it is expected that the successful candidate will work closely with their Teams, to support, empower and develop positive, person centred and solution focused individuals and Team Cultures. In doing so, and as a Team Leader, you will be required to be located with your Teams on a regular basis. Travel between sites and across Tayside will be required. You will be supported, developed and mentored within this role.

Is this opportunity what you are looking for and do you possess the attributes we desire. If so, then we would love to hear from you.

You must be registered on Sub-part 1: RN1 or RNA or Sub-part 2: RN2 of the UK NMC Register  and hold a Special Health Visiting or Public Health qualification.

Informal enquiries to:

Annie C Matossian, Senior Nurse – Health Visiting, Dundee, tel - 01382 647792 or 07814040681Email: -

Hours of work are: 37hrs per week.

NHS Scotland is reducing their full time working week from 37.5 to 37 hours per week from 1 April 2024 but with no change in pay.  This reduction will also be applied pro rata for part time staff.  This advert and any subsequent offer/contract of employment therefore reflects the new working hours.  However, as not all service areas will be able to adopt the 37 hour working week immediately from 1 April 2024, you may be required to work up to an additional 30 minutes per week for a temporary period for which you would be paid until the service you are working in changes rosters or working patterns to accommodate the new reduced working week.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Recruiting Board.

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