SSAFA – Health Visitor

Salary up to £37,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term contract for 18 months

Brunei

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, supports the person behind the uniform; any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us. Every year, SSAFA helps more than 73,000 people from the Forces family to get back on their feet; those currently serving, reserves, veterans and their families. Support is there for people at any stage in their military career; from the youngest recruit to the oldest veteran – no one’s service is ever forgotten. We give hope, help and personal support for as long as it takes to get that person’s life back to where they want it to be.

About the role

We are seeking a versatile and experienced Health Visitor to be responsible for the provision of a full time Health Visiting Service within the Primary Health Care team. Together with a Health Visitor colleague and Health Visitor Assistant you will be responsible for delivering and developing health visiting within the Brunei Command. The Health Visitor works within an integrated Health and Social Care Team, alongside Medical, Nursing, Health, and Social Care professionals.

A relocation package is available for this role. This role will be fixed term for 18 months.

About the team

The SSAFA team in Brunei consist of Health Visitors, Midwives and Social Workers supported by the provision of a visiting Speech and Language Therapist, outreach clinical supervision and support from SSAFA’s Safeguarding and Public Health Lead and is fully integrated into and located within the primary care medical centre.

About you

To carry out this role successfully you will be a Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse, with relevant post qualification experience. Experience of working within a military environment and working with a diverse population would be an advantage. You will have a good working knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding with the ability to facilitate Safeguarding Training at Level 2 and Level 3. There will be a requirement to fully engage with the routine childhood immunisation programme including delivery of vaccinations. The successful post holder will also provide advice and public health support to children up to the age of 19 years.

To carry out this role successfully you will have a track record of:

  • Experience of working in a remote location, experience in decision making and audit skills and you will need to be able to work autonomously, as well as being an effective team player.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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

For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Jane Bojdys on 00357 25982682 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on 26 May 2019

Interviews: TBC

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you wish to apply for any of our vacancies, you will be asked to answer some screening questions before completing an application form and uploading your CV. Personal data to progress your application for employment is covered under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Article 6 Section 1b and Article 9 2b and c. Your details will not be used for any other purpose or shared with a third party without your permission. Data on unsuccessful candidates will be retained for one year from the vacancy being filled. If you take up employment with us, your information will be held for the duration of your employment plus six full calendar years. Further details are contained in SSAFA’s Privacy Statement at https://www.ssafa.org.uk/hr-privacy-notice

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