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BANK Health Care Assistant-Luton Community

Job Reference: 448-RCKMCCSCOVID19BND3

Employer:
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Department:
Integrated Community Nursing
Location:
Luton
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142

We are rated "Outstanding" by CQC with an annual budget of £125 million, the Trust's vision is to provide high quality care to the diverse communities we serve to make their lives better. You can find out more about our vision, values and objectives on our website or from the "additional documentation" menu on this page.

We believe that community based health services are fundamental to the success of an NHS that gives people more choice and control over their health.


BANK Community Health Care Assistant – Luton Community

 

Band: 3

Salary: £19,737 - £21,142

Hours: BANK – days & nights available

Contract: BANK

Base: The Poynt, Luton

 

 

 

The Integrated Community Nursing Team in Luton are offering a fantastic opportunity for highly motivated and enthusiastic Community Health Care Assistant to join our service to assist us during this busy period. The successful candidates must be able to demonstrate a passion for supporting adults with a wide range of health care needs.

 

Working in the community requires specialist knowledge and skills, which we will help you to develop. We believe in working together across specialities, trusts and sectors to achieve the best patient outcomes.

 

Previous experience as a Health Care Assistant is essential.

Our Integrated Community Nursing team provide care to patients in the privacy of their own home. Our aim is to prevent unnecessary hospital admission and facilitate early discharge from the acute hospitals.

We believe in practitioner-led care that treats the whole person, not just the condition, enabling them to stay at home longer and leave hospital faster.

If you believe in the 6 C’s and want to join an integrated community nursing team that is ready to look at the future for Luton then please come along and join us, you are welcome to visit us for an informal meeting before applying.

 

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel effectively and independently on a daily basis to and from the base, clients’ homes and other venues around the geographical area whilst transporting equipment. If necessary, adjustments can be considered, in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act.

 

No 2 days are the same. You may be required to travel across the town sometimes at short notice. As a team we cover a large geographical area which you may need to travel across during your working day.

 

For an informal discussion or visit please contact:

Lisa Parrish - 07880 600293 or Petrina Kaye – petrina.kaye@nhs.net

 

 

 

 

 




As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed which may include a Disclosure and Barring check and where the position requires you to drive as part of your everyday duties, you will be asked to validate your driving licence online via the DVLA. We will also use technology to ensure the documents you provide are genuine.

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£44 for an Enhanced Check or £27 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager. This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

ALL CORRESPONDENCE relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form. Some servers automatically send e-mails to your junk mail so please check as well as your in box. If you have not been invited to an interview with 2 weeks of the closing date, please be advised that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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