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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2020.

Healthcare Assistant - Schools

Job Reference: 798-0686

Employer:
Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Department:
0-19 Starting Well Partnership
Location:
Worcestershire
Salary:
£19,737 to £21,142 pa

From November 2020 the name of the Trust changed from Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, to Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust to better reflect our geography and service delivery across both counties.

OUR TRUST VALUES

Our Trust is a great place to work and we are keen to ensure that all our employees have the right values in order that we can provide the best service to our patients. These values are very important to us, and as a potential candidate you should be made aware that we test for these throughout the whole assessment/recruitment and selection process, and will only interview and recruit individuals who demonstrate these values through their application and behaviour.

Details of our Values can be found on our website link 'Working together for outstanding care - our vision'


Our Vision is for Worcestershire to be a wonderful place for all children and young people to grow up. We believe it is important that children and young people grow up safe from harm, to reach their potential and to lead happy, healthy, and fulfilled lives.

 

BASED AT PROSPECT VIEW, MALVERN

COMMUNIKTY SUPPORT WORKER

BAND 3

24 HOURS PER WEEK

 

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Health Care Support Worker to become part of the Worcestershire Starting Well Partnership Team. The successful applicant will be part of a new, innovative partnership which will transform health services for children, young people and families across Worcestershire.

 

The Starting Well partnership brings together Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, Barnardo’s, Action for Children, and Redditch Borough Council and aims to deliver a new countywide model which reflects a change in how we support local children, young people and families in our county. We look to improve access to early help and support, will empower local communities, and will help make Worcestershire a great place to grow up, to learn, develop and maximise potential.

 

The Health Care Support Worker role encompasses aspects of the Healthy Child Programme, working within schools and communities, undertaking hearing screening, National Childhood Measurement Programme and supporting School Health Nurses at High school Drop in’s.

 

The successful person will join the Starting Well Partnership in Worcestershire as a Health Care Support Worker.If you would like to join a progressive, forward thinking and innovative team of Public Health Nurses- School Health then we would like to hear from you

It is essential applicants can meet the travel requirements of the post.

 

For further details of the post(s) and an informal discussion please contact:

Julie Lunn, Public Health Nurse Team Leader, Malvern : 07738612177

 

All staff whatever their role, level or responsibility will be encouraged and supported to do their job well and to improve their job.

 

Making Every Day Better for patients, staff, service users and carers is the responsibility of all of us and we want to embed a culture within the organisation that encourages and supports the drive to improve what we do.




PLEASE NOTE:

Flexible working - The Trust has a commitment that all employees should be able to balance their working life with commitments outside of work. Our Flexible Working policy enables you to request a flexible working pattern that suits you.

Closing Vacancy Early - In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable.

Interview Pool - If the same or similar vacancy arises within the recruitment period of this post or up to 3 months afterwards, the Trust may chose not to re advertise, but to select a suitable candidate from this interview pool. The new post may differ in terms of the base, hours or contract type and therefore you are encouraged to apply for advertised posts but specify on your application form your preferences.

Applicant Requirements - Applicants must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats.

Probationary Period - All new appointments are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

Priority of Applicants - Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post will be withdrawn.

Requirement for DBS Update Service - If the position being applied for requires a DBS check to be undertaken on you, it will be a condition of your employment that you have subscribed and continue to subscribe to the DBS Update Service. Further information on the update service can be found on our website link ‘DBS Update Service.’

Preceptorship for Newly Qualified Staff - The Trust offers a preceptorship year for newly qualified nurses and AHP's and attendance at preceptorship programmes is a condition of employment.


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



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