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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/03/2022.

Community Response Worker - Band 3

Job Reference: 201-21-751-A

Employer:
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
Cornwall
Salary:
£20,330 - £21,777 per annum /pro rata

Thank you for your interest in joining us at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. We pride ourselves in striving to be an employer of choice.

Great Care We will deliver safe, high quality, consistent and personalised care based on best practice. We are working to be a responsive organisation that listens and learns.

Great Organisation We work to be a green organisation, and our sustainability plan will deliver NHS net zero targets. We will support quality care, research and innovation. All our work will be underpinned by clear and transparent principles and systems.

Great People We will work together with our staff to create an organisation that supports our collective health and wellbeing. We will attract, retain and develop great people, and embed a caring, open, inclusive and restorative just culture that supports us to deliver quality care.

Great Partner With our partners we will deliver health care that improves people’s quality of life, prevents ill health and reduces inequalities. We will spend our money wisely to achieve high quality outcomes that matter to local people.

As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or a flexible pattern. In addition, although the role advertised may have a ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Successful applicants will be an NHS employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable service users. During the C19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, service users and those attending our sites. Unless exempt, we encourage and support staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against C19.


Cornwall Foundation Trust are pleased to announce new and exciting opportunities for Community Response Workers across the County within the following teams:

  • Carrick
  • East
  • North
  • Kerrier South
  • Kerrier North
  • Penwith
  • Restormel

Our new Community Response Workers will join our Integrated Teams in delivering a re-ablement approach which supports people to return to, or remain in their own homes as part of a collaboration between community, acute and social care providers.

We are looking for candidates with the ability to motivate individuals in order to aid their recovery and maximise their independence.

The successful candidates will be passionate about the care they provide and will have a desire to work with older people and their families to support their rehabilitation and recovery.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and a positive approach to older people who may have communication difficulties or who have challenging and complex health needs including frailty.

You will be part of a dedicated team and will be provided with bespoke training to support your development in this role.

You will be required to work a rota that covers 7 days a week from 08:00 to 20:00. Flexibility within this rota, and geographical location, will need to be considered as part of the role.

If you feel you have the skills we are looking for apply today or get in touch for more information.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jema Cave, Resourcing Lead, cpn-tr.recruitment@nhs.net




We are proud to prioritise the development of our people and have the following opportunities available:

  • Career conversations with development plans for succession planning and talent management
  • Protected CPD time for registered staff
  • Access to a central development fund supporting CPD for all staff
  • Leadership and Management programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • Clinical induction programme for operational skills
  • Access to a care certificate programme for band 1-4 clinical staff
  • A preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
  • Individual professional development programmes

Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:

  • Suite of health and wellbeing initiatives to support colleagues physical and mental health
  • Free access to individual HARP portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff
  • Free DBS checks where required
  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via TRAC.jobs email regarding interview details.

We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users.

If you are successful, you agree to Occupational Health accessing your health records from your current or previous employer to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. Appointments are subject to full three year satisfactory references therefore please ensure you include correct contact details for your nominated referees including email addresses.

Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on 01208 834644


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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