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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/09/2020.

Band 3 Community Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 313-A-20-84641-NS

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
CHS - Charnwood Hub
Location:
Leicestershire
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro-rata

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.


Are you an experienced Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker who has worked in a community or other healthcare setting?

Do you have an NVQ level 3 or equivalent in care?

Do you have the PASSION, DRIVE AND ABILITY to deliver high quality compassionate care?

If the answer is yes, then joining us in Community Nursing Services could be the perfect career move for you.

This is what our patients and their loved ones say about our staff:

“I don’t know what I would do without the nurses”

“I have a named nurse who knows about my care and knows me as a person”

“It was lovely to see your smiling faces at my door”

“I was very impressed with the service. Very professional and informative”

“Lovely staff, always cheer me up”

 

This is what our staff say about working within Community Nursing Services:

“I feel supported by staff and management”

“Autonomous working in the community is very rewarding”

“I always receive positive feedback”

“We have regular meetings to keep updated”

 

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced health care support workers to become part of our Community Nursing Teams based in Loughborough and Barrow upon Soar. These are the locations of our Charnwood nursing hubs where we offer core community nursing, rapid response nursing and Home First nursing interventions to patients living in their own homes, residential homes and in local accessible clinics.

We work in an integrated way with health and care providers across the whole system in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to ensure that care is joined up and that whenever we can, we strive to care for patients at home, helping them to maintain independence and ensuring that high quality care is delivered in an efficient and holistic manner.

We are working hard to continually improve our outcomes for patients and our experience for staff in delivering care and have new investment to improve our capacity to keep developing.

We would love to hear from you if you can:

  • Demonstrate your passion and ability to provide care for patients experiencing a wide range of conditions.

 

  • Support our patients and work with people in an asset-based way that really enables them to live their optimum life, being self-caring and independent with their health needs where possible.

 

  • Work collaboratively, efficiently and creatively with multi professional colleagues and partners with a focus on‘HomeFirst’helping patients to avoid hospital admissions and where they do need a hospital stay facilitating timely and well supported discharge back home.

 

In return we would love to offer you –

  • Regular, meaningful clinical and managerial supervision tailored to your specific needs.
  • A well-supported and individually tailored induction.
  • A professional development plan which supports your continuous learning and development.
  • Training and quality improvement opportunities.
  • A healthy work life balance with weekend working on a rota of one in three and no night shifts.
  • Exciting technological developments to support you to deliver the care you aspire to give.

This is such an exciting time to be joining this transforming service which delivers an integrated health and social care offer delivered by community-based nursing, therapy and adult social care teams. If you want to be the Health Care Support Worker that makes a difference then WE WANT YOU!

Car driver is essential.

We run a salary sacrifice car scheme and a lease car scheme subject to you meeting the acceptance criteria.




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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