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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/10/2021.

Band 3 Healthcare Support Worker

Job Reference: 313-A-21-100216-SB

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Melton CMHT
£19,737 - 21,142 pa pro rata

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Healthcare Support Worker to work with in the East Leicestershire Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) based in Melton, providing community based support and treatment to people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties across Melton and Rutland areas.

The CMHT's are community based services that provides comprehensive recovery focussed care packages in community (including people's homes) and clinic settings for people with a wide range of mental health difficulties with the aim of improving the individual's quality of life and preventing admission to hospital. CMHT's are a secondary care service who take referrals from GP's, Forensic Service, PIER, CAMHS and in-patient areas.

We are looking for a committed, compassionate and motivated support worker to become part of the team to work creatively, collaboratively and compassionately to deliver the very best standards of care to Service Users. You will be expected to spend time with service users in order to promote their Recovery and assist them to maintain their independence in the community.

Applicants are required to have NVQ/QCF level 3 in care or equivalent and Level 2 functional skills Maths and English or equivalent.

You must be a driver and have access to a car for work purposes.

For further details contact: Laura Haines (Team Leader) or Matthew Pickard (Team Manager) on 01664855585 or for further information.


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients. Some roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you in the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

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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