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Band 3 Health Care Assistant

Job Reference: 313-A-20-80436-KW

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Location:
Oadby Wigston, Harborough and Kibworth
Salary:
£18,813 / £19,332 / £19,917 / £20,795

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity for flexible, responsible Health Care Support Worker to join our Community Nursing Service in East Central Leicestershire (patients in the Market Harborough, Kibworth, Oadby and Wigston areas).

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is seeking to broaden their range of skills and knowledge in caring for people in their own environment.

The post holder will participate in the delivery of care to patients within their own home, including; wound management, medicines management, end of life care, leg ulcer clinics and assisting the patient to develop self-management skills.

The community team provides a range of services to prevent unnecessary admission to hospital, to support early discharge home and to provide rehabilitation programs at home with the ultimate aim for most patients of independence and self-management.

The Trust are proactive in encouraging mobile working, with staff supplied with tough books to document in onto SystmOne in the patients home.

Previous community experience in community would be an advantage however further training will be given. Hours worked Monday to Sunday between 08.00 and 22.00 and base will be either at Market Harborough or Springfield road in Leicester.




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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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