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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/04/2022.

Virtual Recruitment Event - Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 367-CAMHS-5610-B

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Support Worker
Forest House Adolescent Unit, Kingsley Green, Radlett, WD7 9HQ, Radlett
£18,546 - £19,918 per annum

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role

You are invited to our virtual Recruitment event holding on the 25th April from 9.30 -10.30am. Candidates who will like to be considered for interview are encouraged to put in their application. To get a link to attend the webinar, candidates are also required to register their interest on Indeed uk website. Please search using ‘Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust Virtual Hiring Event

Forest House Adolescent Unit is a 16 bedded in-patient unit for 13-18 year olds, and is a New Care Models pilot site for NHS England.

What this means is, Tier 4 in Hertfordshire has changed, to offer an alternative to in-patient admissions in the form of an award winning Home Treatment Team. The Home Treatment Team and the in-patient team will be working side by side, very closely, to enable young people to receive the right care, at the right time for the right individual.

We are looking for 2 Band 2 Health Care Support Workers who can join our Multi-Disciplinary Team to deliver safe and effective inpatient services that aim to embrace recovery by working in partnership with service users and their carers.

Our CAMHS Services are currently rated as CQC "Outstanding" and provide a high standard of treatment and care in a safe and therapeutic setting for service users in the acute and vulnerable stage of their illness. The successful candidate must display a considerable degree of initiative, possess mature judgement and maintain a calm, friendly and efficient manner when dealing with service users, their relatives, colleagues and visitors.

The post holder will be required to work with support, using initiative and applying a high degree of confidentiality to all of their work. They must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills, manage competing demands and organise their work effectively.

We would be interested to hear from you if you are interested in working with an "Outstanding Team" and wish to further develop your own carer in a supportive and forward thinking organisation.

In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,066 and a maximum payment of £1,845 per annum (pro rata where applicable).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Amanda Griffiths Job title Modern Matron Telephone number 01923 289940

Why you should work for us....

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is rated by the Care Quality Commission as an Outstanding provider of mental health and learning disability services. In 2021, we won the prestigious Health Service Journal award for Mental Health Trust of the Year, with the judges saying they were “blown away” by our people’s achievements and that everything they saw “sings and hums”. This year, our staff rated us the 4th best mental health and learning disability trust to work for out of all 52 trusts in the country. Our staff tell us that they are proud to be part of the HPFT team, proud of the standard of care we provide and proud that service users are our top priority. Our people tell us they feel supported though a great development, wellbeing and work-life balance offer and a highly compassionate, values-driven culture. We are equally proud of our staff, who live our values of being welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional so that together we provide great care and great outcomes for our service users and carers.

If you would like to join a team to be proud of and you share our values and passion for great care and outcomes for our service users and carers, we would love to hear from you.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

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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