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Lochalsh Healthcare Centre Station Road Kyle Of Lochalsh, IV40 8AE
£27,746 - £32,273 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
22.5 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Health Visitor
Location: Skye & Lochalsh area
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Band 7 £27,746 - £32,273 p.a. (£46,244 - £53,789 pro rata)

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Susan Laidlaw Tel: 07818 520126

Job Purpose:

  • The main role for the Health Visitor (HV) is to be the designated named HV for all Children within their caseload from antenatal to school entry age, excluding the unborn child. This requires the HV to commence the Childs planning process. To discharge these responsibilities the post holder will have a responsibility to monitor the child’s wellbeing and assess if a need is identified they will work in partnership with the child’s family and all involved agencies to produce a child’s plan which will require to be monitored.
  • In discharging these responsibilities, the post holder is responsible and accountable for maintaining clinical, staff and information governance.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Educated to Masters level in a relevant nursing area, or
Can demonstrate an equivalent level of knowledge gained through, for example, completion of
NES modules on Assessment, Leadership, and Critical Thinking.

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