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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/06/2021.

Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 348-SS-430A

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Community Team - North & Mid Hampshire - LD
Regus, Basingstoke
£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.


Job Title: Band 3 Health Care Support Worker

Salary band: Band 3

Hours: 37.5 hours per week.


Location: North and Mid Hampshire covering Basingstoke and Winchester

There is an exciting vacancy for a band 3 Health Care Support Worker to join our Community Learning Disability Team in Basingstoke and Winchester.


We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (MDT) providing a service to adults with Learning Disability. The successful candidate will need to have a positive approach and a willingness to learn new skills in this varied and interesting role. You will need to be motivated, reliable and able to work flexibly.


We can offer:

• professional development and support through in-service training and the use

of library facilities

• an opportunity to develop clinical skills

• a well developed appraisal and supervision structure

• close working relationships with other professionals in the MDT and other



Access to transport for business use is essential. You will need a British Driving License and use of your own car as you will be working in the community, visiting service users in their homes and day services. If you feel you have the necessary attributes please contact us on the number below. Informal visits by prior arrangement can be requested.


We look forward to hearing from you!


Closing Date for Applications: Friday 4th June.

Interview Date: Friday 18th June


Happy to talk flexible working- all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered. Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter:


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.


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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