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Clerical Support

Job Reference: 833-RD-CS-517-20

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Children's Nursing Team
Hunslet Health Centre
£18,005 to £19,337 pro rata

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

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This post is for the Children's Community Nursing Team, though you may be asked to support other Teams within the Service. We are a small friendly Team working within the Children's Community Nursing Service as part of the Children's Business Unit.

The team look after a wide variety of children with needs ranging from the simple to those with complex health needs, including palliative care. You will be required to support the Team deliver care to these children, and keep them at home and prevent them being admitted to hospital.

Candidates must have excellent organisational skills with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. You will be required to use general office systems, word process documents; we use S1 for our patient record.

You will be required to have good communication skills as a large proportion of your time you will be speaking the nursing team, parents, other professionals and with outside agencies. You will also require GCSE English and Maths Level A to C, Level 2 IT Skills or equivalent experience, and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

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If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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