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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/04/2020.

COVID-19 Bank Level 2 Porter

Job Reference: 820-260220-COVID19P-B

Employer:
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
COVID-19 Bank
Location:
Various, Birmingham
Salary:
£10.19 per hour (inc.holiday pay) + enhancement

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) are looking for Porters to join our Covid-19 Bank and support our Trust on a short term, emergency basis. We are recruiting staff to support our current workforce, as the NHS prepares for the spread of Covid-19 virus (Coronavirus)

Just let us know about your skills and experience when you make an application, so we can see how you can support our services in these unprecedented times.

  • Previous NHS Experience is preferable, but not necessary.

We will be ensuring that all mandatory skills are in place by delivering any training that is required.

Applicants MUST have the right to work in the United Kingdom andmust not have any underlying health conditions as listed on the government website.

We cannot unfortunately accept any applications from people who have previously worked at the Trust and been dismissed or who have had restrictions on their work, suspension or disciplinary.

Please can you

  • Complete the online application form including your National Insurance Number. Anything marked with an asterix (*) is a mandatory answer.
  • To support the recruitment light process for COVID-19 we only request basic information. eg. Brief employment/educational history with the relative dates and a short list of duties
  • We do not require any detailed supporting information
  • Provide detail of referee(s) who can confirm your employment/educational history for the last TWO years. Where possible, can you ensure you provide business emails addresses for your referee(s) and contact numbers.

Please be aware that this post requires completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form. Due to recent changes in law, the DBS operate a system of ‘Single Certification’ whereby only a copy of the certificate/disclosure is issued to candidates and not to Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust as the employer. You are therefore advised that upon receipt of the DBS certificate/disclosure, you are required to provide the original copy to a member of the Centralised recruitment Team at Priestley Wharf. Please note that failure to do so will result in the Trust being unable to process your application and your conditional offer may be withdrawn.

IMPORTANT

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process
  • Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

The 2014 Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection found BCHC to be well led, effective, responsive, caring and safe, rating the Trust as ‘good’ overall. Employees were praised for their caring and compassionate nature. If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.




Please be aware that Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via the TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live and we serve a wide range of people and communities. BCHC is an advocate of diversity and strive to mirror our community as much possible.

We are committed to and actively promote equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage/civil partnerships.

Promoting Workforce Equality

In response to data held by BCHC which demonstrates that individuals from particular protected characteristics are under-represented, BCHC are striving to redress these imbalances. In order to do this, the Trust is committed to the employment and career development of individuals from these protected characteristics. As part of this commitment, given this under representation, the Trust guarantees an interview to any applicants from under represented protected characteristic for positions at Band 8a and above whose application meets the essential criteria for the post as detailed on the Person Specification.

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.


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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