Healthy Family Support Worker

Virgin Care
Competitive salary
05 Apr 2021
09 Apr 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Healthy Family Support Worker


Full time

Are you a caring and motivated Healthy Family Support Worker looking to join an organisation focused on professional growth and development, whilst ensuring you feel valued each and every day?

Feel Proud

As a Healthy Family Support Worker within Virgin Care in Preston you'll join a team who are focused on clinical excellence and positive outcomes for children and families.

Your days will be rewarding and varied and include:
  • Workingacross the Lancashire Young People & Healthy Families Service with preschooland primary school aged children and their families under the direction of Health Visitor, School Nurse and Staff Nurses.
  • Utilising your knowledge of childdevelopmental milestones to provide key elements of the Healthy Child Programme.
  • Targetedsupport based on need as delegated by a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse / Team Leader and members of the wider team.
  • You will predominantly work within the School Nursing team supporting the delivery of the National, Child Measurement Programme (NCMP), School Health Needs Assessment and other targeted work related to children and families.

You will have a good general education and evidence of personal and professional development. You will have experience ofworking in partnership with families andliaising with parents regarding their child's needs. Most importantly we are looking for someone who can work as part of an effective team and is passionate about the wellbeing and development of children in the local area.

Feel Valued

You will feel valued as a Healthy Family Practitioner with Virgin Care, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
  • Spot salary and group pension
  • Laptop and mobile enabling fantastic flexible working patterns that can help you lead a perfect work/life balance.
  • Access to a committed Learning and Development team, and we work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression.
  • A combination of in house eLearning, workshops and courses to support your development.
  • Access to Virgin Tribe - our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premier offers and discount off all Virgin products including flights, holidays, gyms and media, along with regular competitions and giveaways.
  • Feel the difference fund - a £100,000 fund to bring 'Feel the difference' to life, giving every employee a chance to have their thoughts and ideas heard.
  • Access to My Wellness - a health and lifestyle platform covering mental health awareness and support, healthy recipes & activity challenges
  • Access to bespoke career pathways and opportunities to continue your professional development, including completing an apprenticeship and the Care Certificate.

Feel the Difference

Virgin Care partner with the NHS and local authorities, providing high quality care for more than 1 million people each year up and down the country. We are an ambitious, forward thinking and passionate company who strive to make a real difference to people and our colleagues. We re-invest all of the money we earn to improve the experience, deliver ambitious transformations and empower all of our colleagues to make the changes, no matter how big or small, that make a real difference.

So why not click apply to find out where your journey with Virgin Care can take you! If you'd like to discuss the role further, please contact Lee Dawson via

Virgin Care

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