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Band 3 Healthcare Worker

Job Reference: 313-A-21-95286-CS1

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Diana Service
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Salary:
£20,330 - £21,777 pa

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 permanent posts within the Diana Children’s Community Service:

  • The Diana Service provides clinical and primary health care support to children and young people with a varied and wide range of health care needs and dependencies in the home, school and clinic settings.
  • This is a nurse led service, planned in conjunction with partners in social care, education and the voluntary sector.
  • The post holders require a willingness to be flexible in order to meet the needs of the 24 hour, 7 day a week service and this will include weekend and night time work.
  • NNEB/BTEC/NVQ level 3 in Care or equivalent is essential.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of working with children and young people with healthcare needs with an awareness of healthcare tasks.
  • Additional training will be given to meet the Diana service standard and you will be required to complete this training and be competently assessed during the probation period.
  • You must have excellent communication/interpersonal skills and the ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.


For further information or informal visit please contact Avril Archibald or Kelly Hackett on 0116 2955080




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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