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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/02/2021.

Band 3 - Health Care Assistant

Job Reference: 364-A-2441-A

Employer:
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Health Care Assistant
Location:
Suffolk
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum (pro rata for p/t

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is an award winning Trust that provides health and social care services for a population of 1.3million people in Essex, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, and Luton. CQC says we’re still GOOD and now we’re OUTSTANDING for caring!

We employ 5,000 people working across more than 200 sites.

Our services include:

Mental health services

  • We provide a wide range of treatment and support to young people, adults and older people experiencing mental illness both as inpatients and within the community. This includes treatment in secure and specialised settings.

Community health services

  • Our diverse range of community health services provide support and treatment to both adults and children. We deliver this care in community hospitals, health centres, GP surgeries and in people’s homes.

Learning disabilities services

  • We provide crisis support and inpatient services and our community learning disability teams work in partnership with local councils to provide assessment and support for adults with learning disabilities.

Social care

  • We provide personalised social care support to people with a range of needs, including people with learning disabilities or mental illness, supporting people to live independently.

We are looking for individuals to join the EPUT team and be part of transforming services in our communities.

In return we can offer exceptional education, training and development opportunities as well as a wide range of benefits, which include flexible working opportunities from first day of employment, salary sacrifice schemes and the opportunity to buy or sell up to one week of annual leave to support a healthy work-life balance. In addition to this the Trust also offers a generous relocation package where applicants meet the eligibility criteria.

Our approach to recruitment is values based and applicant's must be able to demonstrate the organisations values and behaviours.


Work for us – protect the community – save lives

Band 3 - Health Care Assistant

Area - Suffolk

Salary - £19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro rata

Hours - Full Time and Part Time Flexible Hours Available

Shift Patterns - 8am - 2pm and /or 2pm - 8pm

Fixed Term Contract - Initially Up Until 31.03.2021 (Bank also available)

We are recruiting for the vaccination programme across Mid and South Essex Health and Care Partnership and Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System delivered in partnership with Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust.

The Trust is delighted to have been appointed as one of the three lead providers in the region and is committed to ensuring that the vaccine is delivered to those in need as soon as it becomes available and is therefore seeking healthcare professionals across Essex and Suffolk to be at the forefront of the local fight against coronavirus – you could be part of it!

As well as this role we are also recruiting to a number of roles across Essex and Suffolk to support the programme including;

Band 8a - Registered Clinical Manager - Essex - Job Reference - 364-A-2434

Band 8a - Registered Clinical Manager - Suffolk - Job Reference - 364-A-2439

Band 5 - Registered Health Care Professional - Suffolk - Job Reference - 364-A-2437

Band 5 - Registered Health Care Professional - Essex - Job Reference - 364-A-2442

Band 6 - Registered Health Care Professional - Essex - Job Reference - 364-A-2433

Band 6 - Registered Health Care Professional - Suffolk - Job Reference - 364-A-2438

Band 4 - Immuniser - Essex - Job Reference - 364-A-2435

Band 4 - Immuniser - Suffolk - Job Reference - 364-A-2440

Band 3 - Health Care Assistant - Essex - Job Reference - 364-A-2436

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join us and play your part in protecting the community and saving lives.

The opportunities are flexible and full training packages are in place to support those that require additional support to fulfil the role.

The role is to start immediately and last up until 31st March 2021 in the first instance.

For more information please see the attached Job Description and Personal Specification.




PLEASE ENSURE THAT AS PART OF YOUR APPLICATION YOU INCLUDE PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES WITH BUSINESS CONTACT INFORMATION COVERING YOUR LAST 3 YEAR EMPLOYMENT HISTORY.

WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT PERSONAL OR CHARACTER REFERENCES

As a newly appointed employee you are responsible for incurring the cost of your initial DBS check relevant to your post, the amount will be deducted from your first salary with the Trust.

Applications for Job Share are positively welcomed

Our Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience of using mental health services. We also hold the Disability two tick symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities, we encourage people with a disability to apply. If you require this application form in another format i.e. Braille or audio tape etc, please contact the Recruitment Department on 01375 364513 or email epunft.recruitment.adverts@nhs.net and we can arrange for this to be dispatched to you.

The Trust has the right to expire vacancies prior to the closing date if they so wish. The Trust makes every attempt to contact all applicants and we strongly advise that you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly, we would advise however due to the high number of applications we receive that if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to robust safer recruitment processes.

Our vision is “working to improve lives” and we achieve this in line with our organisational values of being compassionate, empowering and open.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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.

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