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Band 3 Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 313-A-20-80628-NS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Loughborough Hospital
£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.


Community Health Service Division

Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP)


Band 3 Healthcare Support Worker

Charnwood Community Mental Health Team

37.5 hours

An opportunity has arisen for within our established Charnwood Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) for a Band 3 Health Care Support Worker.

We require an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Health Care Support Worker, with an NVQ level 3 in a relevant subject, to join our Team. The team provides a caring service to people over the age of 65 years who have complex organic and functional mental health needs, and younger people under the age of 65 with early onset dementia.

Our specialist services have a locality focus within outpatients, CMHTs, Intensive services and Inpatients, adopting a multi-disciplinary team approach.

You would need to demonstrate flexibility and a commitment to high standards of patient care. Applicants should have excellent communication skills with clients, carers, multidisciplinary colleagues and other professionals

The Team has close partnerships with Social Services, the voluntary sector and the Primary Care Trust.

We have a strong commitment to supervision and personal development reviews, from which you will benefit.

A full driving licence is essential and a car-leasing scheme is in operation.

The post is based at Loughborough Hospital and covers the Charnwood area of the County.

For further information please contact Lisa Bonser Team Lead or Rachel Crowdell Deputy Team Lead 01509 568680

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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