North Health Visitors - SPCTP 28
|Placement Title||North Health Visitors - SPCTP 28|
|Your Placement Contact||Jennifer Green, Debi Hamer - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role|
|Placement Address||Swinton Gateway, 100 Chorley Rd, Swinton M27 6BP|
|Placement Phone||(0161) 793 3875|
|Your University Contact:||Helen Franks - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
- Named mentor
- Introduction to team
- Orientation to placement and discussion re learning environment
- Allocated time for mentor/student discussion
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Students work with mentor/assessor as much as possible to gain the best experience and to ensure a good overview of the school nursing service core programme.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
9am - 3.45pm Monday to Friday No weekend working.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
- Public health
- Health promotion
- Immunisation sessions
- Looked after children
- Home visits for health assessments
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Healthy child programme.
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Public health Health promotion Health assessments Safegurading and LAC Plotting centile charts Multidisciplinary working with childrens services health professions Time management
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Library at Salford Royal
- Student packs
- Team members
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Post registration activities - liaise closely with University and PEL's Enuresis pathway.
- Health visitor team
- District nursing team
- Paediatric audiology
- Dental Speech and language team
- Community Paediatrician
- Sure Start Centre
- Safeguarding team
- Immunisation team
- Locality team - family support workers, social workers and educational welfare officers
- Community drugs and alcohol team
- Sexual health team
- Opportunities to access
- e-learning courses
If you have been allocated this placement, you have children and live in the catchment area of the team, this may not be an appropriate placement for you. Please call the team as soon as you are allocated this placement area to discuss.
Swinton Gateway is next door to St Peter Church.
There is a pay and display car park costing £3.50 for all day.
Mike Hollinshead 0161 206 8223