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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/05/2021.

Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 348-PSE-446A

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Fareham Health Centre
Location:
Fareham
Salary:
£19,737 to £21,142 pa based on full time hours

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.


We currently have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 3 Health Care Support Worker to work within the Fareham 1 Community Nursing Team.

As a Health Care Support Worker you will need to be flexible and hardworking as you will be expected to see patients in their own home environment, under minimal supervision within your competencies and adhering to the Trust's Lone Working Policy.

We pride ourselves on delivering high standards of care and you will need to demonstrate how you will ensure this through your application/interview.

You will be working on a one-to-one basis with adult patients in their own homes where people prefer to be treated for many conditions.

If you want to be part of a highly motivated, forward thinking and supportive community nursing team then this could be the post for you.

Access to a vehicle and possession of a full driving license is essential for this role.

Further enquiries and to arrange aninformal visit,please contactSharon Stephenson, Community Matronon 01329 227200

Happy to talk flexible working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

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We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities. We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK

Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.


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.



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