Health Visitor

Health Visitor Job Description

Health Visitors Are Registered Nurses Who Are Responsible For The Promotion Of Health And Social Well-being And For The Assessment Of Individual And Community Health Needs Within A Specific Practice Area.
Working With People Suffering From A Range Of Health And Social Problems Such As HIV, Bereavement Or Abuse Can Make The Job Emotionally Demanding. Consequently, It Is Important To Possess A Mature, Confident And Caring Manner.


Health Visitor Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • focusing on key groups of people such as the elderly, the disabled and children aged 0-5
  • providing health advice and health education programmes
  • establishing and addressing key health needs
  • referral and liaison with other relevant organisations.
  • undertaking developmental screening of babies and children
  • helping people come to terms with their illnesses


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