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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Senior Clinical Health Assistant

Job Reference: 325-A-20-106428

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Community Team for People within Learning Disabilities
£22,987 - £25,365 inc Fringe 5% HCAS

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the East Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities (CTPLD).

We are developing a new role of “Senior Clinical Health Assistant – Dementia” to work as part of the CTPLD but with a particular emphasis on supporting individuals with dementia.

The post holder will work closely and under the supervision and direct management of the dementia coordinator and ultimately under the team manager. The role will involve direct clinical input working under supervision of professional nurses and therapists to deliver good quality health care.

The role will also involve liaising with other agencies and providers as well as family members. There will also be an expectation that the post holder assists in the delivery of training to a wide audience.

As this is a community job, and the post holder will be expected to visit the service users in their own homes across East Surrey, the post holder will be a driver with a clean licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes. The team has 2 bases, one in Redhill and one in Epsom. There will be an expectation that that the post holder will work from both bases

The post holder will have had 3 years minimum experience of working directly with people with a learning disability and be currently working at a band 3 level. The post holder will also have had previous experience of working within a community team delivering health care and managing a caseload

As this is a new role, we are looking to offer a 12-month fixed term opportunity or secondment if you are already an SABP employee. If you meet the above criteria please read though the job description and apply in the usual way. At the end of the secondment you will return to your original band and role.

To discuss further please ring team manager on 01372 202100 or 01737 288800

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

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Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.

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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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