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Community Support Worker

Job Reference: 449-AS0928

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Community Independence Service
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£20,330 - £21,777 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

Do you have a passion for enabling people to remain independent in the community?

Would you like to work in a frontline service aimed at maximising peoples’ independence and quality of life?

An opportunity have arisen for a motivated person to join the Community Independence Service East (ECIS) as Community Support Worker. The service provides rehabilitation, reablement, specialist falls intervention, sensory rehabilitation and social care assessment for people with long term conditions and/or recovering from illness or injury.

You will need to have at least one year’s previous experience of working within a care setting, and will have worked within a rehabilitation or reablement setting. You will need great interpersonal skills and positive communication skills and be able to problem solve. We will provide support and training to help develop your knowledge and skills.

We have a full time position available within East Locality of Southampton City. Service hours are 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday – Friday. Work base will be Bitterne Health Centre, Southampton.

For this post, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car on a daily basis.

We encourage an informal discussion prior to interview, so please contact Aimee Catt, Clinical Manager on 0300 123 4026. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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.


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