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North Health Visitors - SPCTP 28

Placement Overview

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 City/Town: Salford
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?




Shift Notes:

9am - 3.45pm Monday to Friday No weekend working.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Public health
  • Health promotion
  • Immunisation sessions
  • Safeguarding
  • 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?

Leadership skills

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Library at Salford Royal
  • Intranet
  • 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.

Spoke Placements

  • 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

Additional Information

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