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Care Support Worker - Main Theatres

Job Reference: 421-PSC-0795A

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Main Theatres
£17,652 to £19,020 pa

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.

Care Support Worker
Main Theatres

Hours: 37.5 per week
Band: 2
Salary: £17,652 to £19,020 per annum

Essential Requirements: 5 GCSE grade C or above or equivalent, including Maths and English or demonstrable equivalent experience

We are looking for an enthusiastic and caring Care Support Worker to join our friendly and professional team within our Main Theatres Department.

Good communication skills are essential, but no previous experience is necessary as full training will be provided along with on-going support and continuing professional development opportunities to enhance your skills.

All successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate the competencies required for the Care Certificate within 12 weeks of commencement of employment.

You must be prepared to have a flexible approach to duties in order to meet the needs of our 24 hour / 7 day a week acute service. Harrogate is a beautiful spa town with the countryside on its doorstep and just a stone’s throw from York and Leeds, making the leisure opportunities endless.

For more information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Penny Jackson - Specialty Lead on 01423 555393 or 01423 554647

Please note, this job may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply as soon as you can, if interested.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.

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.

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