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Bank Night Sitter

Job Reference: 449-BSS301

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Bank Staffing Service
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£9.56 plus night enhancements

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We are looking for enthusiastic and capable individuals to join our Bank Night Sitting Service in Portsmouth within the Community Setting. You will ideally have experience of working within the Community; experience in End of Life Care/Personal Care would be an advantage and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The Service will operate between the hours of 2200 until 0700 and will consist of supporting patients who are in the last weeks of their life and who wish to die at home or in their place of residence. The service aims to support vulnerable patients and their families at home throughout the night to ensure continuity of care, aiming to support patients following unexpected events which would otherwise lead to distress for the patient, or possible hospital admission.

The Bank Staffing Service can offer you flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle and commitments, as well as offering challenging and exciting opportunities, whilst developing skills, knowledge and personal attributes. Whether you are looking for regular extra work or occasional shifts the Bank Staffing Service can help you.

Candidates should refer to the job description and person specification in their application and clear reasoning for wishing to work for the Bank Staffing Service should be detailed in the application.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Helen Currie - Community Matron on helen.currie@solent.nhs.uk.




The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff)
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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