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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/01/2021.

Healthcare Support Worker

Job Reference: 425-A-20-47485

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum

2 x full time, 1 x part time (22.5 hours per week)

The Becton Centre for Children and Young People is seeking to recruit suitably experienced and enthusiastic candidates to nursing vacancies.

Sapphire Lodge is an inpatient unit that caters for young people who are experiencing complex mental health, emotional and behavioural difficulties. Sapphire Lodge’s age range covers 13- 18 years. The unit has 14 inpatient beds, and accepts emergency admissions.

We want make sure that every young person with mental ill health is able to maximise their potential for learning and independence, social inclusion and to enjoy a safe, happy family life.

Our teams are multi-disciplinary and comprise of medics, nurses, health care support workers, psychologists, therapists, teachers, admin and support services who are committed to continued development and providing high quality care for young people and families. We offer assessment, care and treatment to help young people experiencing mental health difficulties including, mood, eating disorders, ASD, young people who pose a risk to themselves, or where there is diagnostic uncertainty. You must be person centred, recovery focused and flexible to the needs of the service. We will provide the opportunity to further enhance clinical skills through training and development and regular managerial and clinical supervision.

If you are interested in joining this dynamic service please contact:

Kelly Woods, Clinical Nurse Manager Sapphire Lodge on 0114 3053145.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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