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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/08/2021.

IOW Health Care Support Worker, Special School Nursing

Job Reference: 449-CS966

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Children and Family
Location:
Newport
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Band 3 SSN Health Care Support Worker

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, and forward-thinking Health Care Support Worker to join our Special School Nursing team. As part of Solent NHS Trust’s Community Children’s Nursing Service within the West locality, we provide Specialist School Nursing to eight Special Schools across the Southampton, Hampshire and the IOW.We are looking to recruit a Health Care Support Worker to work across Medina School & St Georges School IOW. This role offers potential career progression toTrainee Nurse Associate role and Nurse Associate Role at band 4.

Medina School provides for approximately 100 children and young people (CYP) aged 2-11 years and St Georges School provides for approximately 185 CYP aged 11-19 years. Both schools provide outstanding quality education and care of its pupils and caters for a range of Special Educational Needs as well as CYP with learning difficulties, physical disabilities, language disorders and autistic spectrum disorders.

The Special School Nursing team works collaboratively with children, families, carers, school staff and the wider multi-disciplinary team within the education setting to ensure a supportive and caring learning environment.

If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work as a team player, as well as the initiative to work autonomously, we would like to hear from you. You should have good organisational skills and evidence of continueddevelopment.

You must have experience of working with children and preferably have experience of learning disabilities. Previous experience of special schools would be desirable.

At Solent NHS Trust, we are committed to putting patients at the forefront of care and are always looking for dedicated professionals who share our HEART values and passion for delivering high quality care. As a valued member of Solent NHS Trust, we’ll offer you NHS pension, on-going training and development and good quality working conditions. Solent NHS Trust is a well-regarded and established provider of community services in Southampton. Join us and be part of a truly compassionate and caring team working to make a real difference within our trust.

If our Health Care Support Worker role appeals to you, and you have the qualities we are looking for, share our values and feel excited by the prospect of how we can complement your professional career then we would love to hear from you. We welcome you to contact us prior to interview to discuss this post further and to arrange a suitable time to come along for an informal visit.

For more information please contactMarina Crail Clinical Team Coordinator Marina.Crail@solent.nhs.uk telephone 07747757679

Interview dates will be 13th and 14th September 2021

This position is term time only 25 hours Monday to Friday

 

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.




Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.


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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