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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/08/2021.

Care Support Worker

Job Reference: J11-A-21-32107

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Band 5

Job Title:

Care Support Worker

Pay Rates (p/h):

Days: £9.21 Saturdays/Nights: £12.98 Sundays/Bank Hols: £16.85


Manchester Royal Infirmary, M13 9WL



Do you want first choice of shifts at a Trust offering a range of highly specialist services to patients across Manchester?

Do you want more flexibility and a better work-life balance?

If so, we are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Care Support Worker to join the NHSP staff bank at the Manchester Foundation Trust. We have flexible Bank shifts available for Care Support Workers at Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) along with Wythenshawe, Trafford and now North Manchester General Hospital!


Experience / Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 months Acute CSW UK (Private or NHS) hospital/hospice experience within the last 2 years OR currently studying General/Adult Nursing (Student Nurse) and completed a minimum of 12 weeks clinical placements.
  • You must have one of the following qualifications:
    • A QCF/NVQ Level 2 or above in Heath & Social Care
    • A Clinical Healthcare Support
    • A QCF Level 3 or above in Health
    • Adult Student Nurse with at least 12 weeks completed clinical placements, a degree diploma in Nursing with an inactive NMC Registration or a Care Certificate issued by an NHS Trust. *


*QCFs/NVQs need to have been issued from 2011 onwards. Applicants in their 2nd year of studies will have completed a minimum of 12 weeks’ placements.




  • Assists patients with compassion to undertake normal activities of daily living whilst ensuring the privacy, dignity and human rights are respected for the patients and promote patient wellbeing.
  • To follow care plans developed by the registered nurse or other health care professional and only undertake work which is within own competence and to identify any further work required to be undertaken by more senior staff.
  • To demonstrate effective communication with patients, staff, and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To maintain accurate records, which are confidential, contemporaneous, and legible, with all care given documented at the time. These records may be paper or IT based system.
  • To perform basic life support and give assistance to professionals during advanced life support techniques.
  • To assist with the maintenance of ward cleanliness.
  • To induct and support new colleagues.
  • To assist in maintaining stock levels, transportation of patients, equipment, and supplies.
  • To undertake a range of routine procedures for the ward and department which may include ordering of stores and stationery, storage of patient records, photocopying, shredding of paper, maintenance, and monitoring of equipment.
  • Promote and maintain a safe working environment by following any governance standards and management of Health and Safety Standards.
  • To comply with all infection control policies and guidance, attend relevant updates and report issues of concern to their immediate line manager.
  • To be responsible for using own initiative and be flexible when organising own workload on a day-to-day basis, which is often unpredictable in order to respond to the needs of the service.
  • To always maintain and preserve confidentiality, and be aware of the Data Protection Act, Access to Health Records and Consent for Treatment.



  • Competitive Pay Rates- work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of shifts at your Trust– Access to shifts before they are available to agency.
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle– Take control of when you want to work.
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go– Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone.
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days –Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme


Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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

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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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