To establish and maintain a database of all children under the care of Walsall tPCT, who present with a disabling condition or any significant deviation from normal development.
To screen and trace manual and electronic records of children attending the Child Development Centre, special and mainstream schools, in order to input and maintain accurate and up to date information on the disability register.
To collate the numbers of technology dependant children, to provide an accurate measure of the level of need, for specific aids and adaptations required to support the care needs of children known to our services.
To collate and maintain records of children accessing outreach support and respite provision within the community.
To request information from Acute Services as required, to update Child health information in order to maintain relevant contemporaneous records.
To further develop the Information Resource Library for the benefit of parents and carers, by ensuring that condition related information and details about specific associations and organisations are available to all service users.
To communicate with other staff in educational, health and social care settings, as well as the public and voluntary sector as required to fulfil the post responsibilities.
To record and report relevant information from the Disability Register to the Children’s Services Management on a regular, monthly basis.
1. To maintain and develop a database in order to establish a fully comprehensive Disability Register for Children with disabling conditions or deviation from normal development for children living in Walsall.
2. To deal with information in a tactful and sensitive manner, sharing empathy and judgement in liaison with appropriate health professionals, as required.
3. To be responsible for prioritising own workload, ensuring deadlines are met.
4. To have autonomy for given area of work to ensure establishment and success of this important development.
5. To work flexibility in order to deal with a range of tasks/duties and prioritise workload accordingly.
6. To ensure that accurate information and/or advice is passed to health professionals in a timely and sensitive manner.
7. To adhere to policies and the Child Development Centre Office Standards.
8. Responsible for efficient processing secure storage of paper and electronic information systems for all service users.
9. To assess health and safety factors which impact upon the working conditions of self and other staff resulting from adverse environmental factors e.g. overcrowding.
We have an exciting opportunity for qualified Health Visitors to join our service. The service has recently been transferred into the Community Division as part of Walsall’s continued progress towards integrated working with our local partners. It is an opportunity to work within a Trust which has advanced levels of integrated working and a commitment to maintaining excellence within our Community Teams.
The Division has recently undertaken a review of the service and has a plan to ensure that the needs of the families of Walsall continue to be met as well as ensuring that the Service can evolve by developing and supporting all of its staff to meet these needs.
Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification