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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/10/2021.

Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 826-PAUC-3755

Employer:
Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC
Department:
Urgent Treatment Centre
Location:
Nottingham
Salary:
£20,330 to £21,777 per annum

Who we are

We are a provider of NHS Community Health Services, CityCare exists to support the health and wellbeing of all local people, working alongside other health and care partners to achieve this. We are a values driven, people business with a passion for excellence. Our vision and social purpose is to build healthier communities and our values of integrity, expertise, unity and enterprise lie at the heart of everything we do, guiding how we work together with partners and each other to consistently deliver high quality compassionate care. As a social enterprise we aim to add social value by investing in the future of our local communities and helping to make a difference in people’s lives.


The Nottingham CityCare Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) is a busy forward thinking Clinician-led service that provides assessment and treatment to people with urgent but not life-threatening health problems.

This post will suit an experienced, enthusiastic and flexible health care support worker with an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in health and social care. Applicants must demonstrate experience in undertaking first-line observations and ability to work within service protocols.

This post is full time, 37.5hours a week which will be made up of 7.5hour shifts. As the service is open 7 days a week, candidates must be able to work flexibly across all days of the week on a rota basis. Successful candidates will be required to work 2 weekends out of 4.

Previous applicants need not reapply.

You must:

• Demonstrate previous experience as a support worker in a health care environment

• Be proficient in carrying out baseline observations (eg TPR, BP, Pulse Oximetry, Peak Flow).

• Demonstrate an NVQ qualification in Care e.g. NVQ L3

• Previous experience of working to protocols e.g. wound management

• Be self-aware and able to work efficiently to band 3 level in a high demand environment

• Demonstrate the personal qualities required of a caring, compassionate and flexible individual

You Will:

• Be trained to use SystmOne to assist in implementing appropriate interventions in response to the patient/client needs.

• Work on a 1-2-1 basis with urgent treatment centre service users

• Work on Reception desk when required

• Deliver care in accordance with urgent treatment centre protocols and guidelines

• Refer service users to a registered clinician within the team as appropriate

• Provide opportunistic health promotion advice to service users

• Work as part of a dynamic, supportive and innovative team.

The UCC is a training environment where employed staff will support the development of all disciplines of health care professionals including student nurses, pharmacists, GP SpR, medical students and paramedics.

There is a requirement for flexible 365 day working with shift works covering 7am to 10pm daily.

The service is currently located in Seaton House, City Link, Nottingham NG2 4LA. Seaton House has recently undergone modernisation and has X ray facilities on site

For more information please contact Karen Taberham on 0115 883 8517

To arrange an informal visit please contact Karen Taberham on 0115 883 8517

Previous applicants need not apply

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • A commitment to Agenda for Change
  • NHS Pension
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (This increases to 29 days after five years' service and 33 days after 10 years)
  • Career development opportunities
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Home electronics scheme
  • Discounted travel
  • Shopping discounts

Successful candidates will be required to apply for a DBS check. Nottingham CityCare Partnership is a completely smoke free organisation.

Interview arrangements will be communicated by email so please check your email regularly following the closing date.

Appointment to this post will be subject to standard pre-employment checks.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is an equal opportunities employer. We are positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact Human Resources on 0115 8839418.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is committed to the protection of vulnerable adults and children.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.




Nottingham CityCare Partnership reserves the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

CityCare value the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our primary objective during the recruitment process is to ensure we recruit the best candidate for the position and we strive to reflect the community we serve. Therefore, we encourage applications from candidates who identify as disabled, LGBT+ or from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, as they are currently under-represented within our organisation.

ALL FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ADMINISTERED THROUGH NHS JOBS AND THE EMAIL ADDRESS YOU USED TO REGISTER WITH NHS JOBS. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION

Appointment to this post will be subject to pre-employment checks as per NHS Employer Check Standards.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is an equal opportunities employer. We are positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact Human Resources on 0115 8839418. Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is committed to the protection of vulnerable adults and children.

CityCare employees can request flexible working arrangements after 26 weeks of employment.


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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