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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2020.

Trainee Care Support Worker Development

Job Reference: J11-CSWD235-20

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Norwich Community Hospital
Please See Description

Trainee Care Support Worker - Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Locations covered: Norwich Community Hospital, Norwich – NR2 3TD


Are you looking to start a rewarding career in Mental Health with the NHS?


We can offer dedicated candidates highly sought after NHS experience through a valuable training program, in partnership with a prestigious NHS Mental Health Trust.


NHS Professionals are currently recruiting Trainee Care Support Workers for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust


There is no requirement to have previous experience in the NHS or to have worked as a carer before, however successful applicants must be able to commit to the following:

• Attendance of Assessment Day – 6th Ocotber 2020

• Attendance of FREE classroom training –16th to 20thNovember 2020(Monday to Friday)

• Attendance of FREE Trust Training (PMA) – 5 days - TBC whilst on the Programme.

• Placements starting from November/December 2020


• 37.5 hours supervised placements, paid at national living wage

• 30 hours per week for 6 months (earlies, lates and nights pro rata)


Patient safety is our number one priority and continuity of patient care is essential, so we would only like to hear from applicants who are able to meet the availability required to fulfil the placement criteria, have a keen interest in the care profession and meet the basic requirements for Maths and English.


In return for this commitment, we can offer you a rewarding fresh start in a new career or further experience on other wards and specialties, as well as:


• Weekly pay. Pay rates Days: £8.72 Saturdays/Nights: £12.46 Sunday/Bank Hols: £16.13

• Paid annual leave

• Statutory maternity pay

• Training and development opportunities.


Upon successful completion of the programme, as an NHS Professional - Flexible Worker you will have the added benefit and opportunity to continue to work as a Care Support Worker and undertake flexible shifts that suit you.

Please only apply if you are able to attend the Classroom Training Dates above.

When Applying please make sure you complete the following sections correctly:

References – Please provide the details of a work referee for every job you have had in the past 3 years. NHS Professionals do not accept personal email addresses, mobile numbers or email accounts i.e. Hotmail/yahoo/Gmail of referees. Please also note personal references such as friends, relatives or colleagues are not acceptable. Failure to provide the correct reference information can cause significant delays to your start date and may result in your application being unsuccessful.

Employment history – we require 3 years continuous employment to be able to process your application. To continue to the next section please make sure there are no gaps in the dates for all of your employment history. Enter any period of unemployment or studies as if they were jobs. Your current employment does not have an end date.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not select for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 1 week of the interview date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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