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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/04/2022.

Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 085-WHC-20939

Employer:
Wiltshire Health and Care
Department:
085 Community Team Warminster - WHC3022
Location:
Warminster
Salary:
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

Wiltshire Health and Care provides community based health services, enabling people to live healthy independent lives. We are an NHS partnership organisation, focused entirely on delivering quality health and care to the people of Wiltshire - not on making a profit.

There has never been a better time to join us. Community services are expanding as part of the NHS Long Term Plan and the population of Wiltshire has never needed the energy, enthusiasm and commitment of our community-focused teams more than now. You’ll join a friendly and supportive team who live our values of Quality, Integrity, Partnership and Change, which were developed with our staff, patients and carers. We have an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with the majority of our services rated as ‘Outstanding’.

If you already live in or near Wiltshire, you’ll know that it is a great place to live and work: rolling countryside, bustling market towns and vibrant city life combined with excellent transport links and good schools. If you are looking to move to the area, we offer local employment and a chance to play a crucial role as part of your new community straight away. What are you waiting for


Health Care support worker - Band 3

12 month fixed term contract, 37.5 Hours per week

Community Team – Warminster Westbury

If you love working in a community setting or want to start a new career in the community we have a great opportunity for a Band 3 Health Care Support Worker to join our motivated and proactive Warminster/Westbury Community Team.

The team is based in Warminster Community Hospital and we are looking for a dynamic person to join our multi-disciplinary team, providing support, care and treatment to individuals in their own homes. This service is provided between the hours of 07.00hrs and 22.00hrs over 7 days per week. There is a requirement to work shifts and weekends. Shifts include 8.30-4.30pm, 9.00-5.00pm, 10.00-6.00pm or 2.00-10.00pm

As a Healthcare Support Worker you will predominantly be supporting our nursing team to provide a wide range of interventions in patients’ homes and other community clinical settings using remote working technology. This includes tissue viability, venepuncture and observations. The role is varied and interesting as we provide support to many patients with complex needs and provide a timely response to unplanned referrals.

Applicants will need experience in patient care alongside excellent communication skills. We are a busy, friendly team, who would welcome the opportunity to work with a new member of staff who is enthusiastic motivated and has a good understanding of person centered care. You will be required to work with the range of professionals within our multidisciplinary team and in partnership with our patients and their carers, alongside other organisations such as GP’s and Adult social care etc. The role is demanding but rewarding, and we are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking individuals who can work under pressure and are able to work flexibly and efficiently.

The Successful cand candidate should have 12 months’ experience of working in a care setting, have their NVQ3 or equivalent and be capable of working under distanced supervision.

Applicant will need to be car driver with valid UK Licence and have access to a car for work purposes

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please call

Tina Biggs (Community Team Manager) or

Siobhan Penny (Clinical Lead)

on 01985 224709

 




Think you have something to offer? What can we offer you?

We recognise that our people are our most valuable resource. We are proud of the excellent service we provide to our service users. With this in mind, we offer a range of benefits:

  • Access to the generous NHS benefits, Agenda for Change terms and conditions and access to the NHS Pension Scheme
  • A 6-month probationary period, running alongside the induction process, to create a positive and supportive work environment, enabling new colleagues to learn the key elements of the role.
  • Training and Development opportunities, including WHC's bespoke 'Introduction to Community' programme, clinical support and CPD options
  • Flexibility. We know what it is like juggling life and work and are happy to discuss how flexible your working arrangements can be while ensuring we can still deliver services
  • Up to date information technology. We've been working hard over the last few years to transform our IT. We now have a cloud-based network, Office 365 and up to date hardware as standard.
  • Access to WHC's 'Wellbeing Hive', NHS benefits and salary sacrifice schemes and access to support services
  • Free parking for staff

At WHC, respect and inclusion are at our core. We treat people as individuals – celebrating their differences and always taking the time to listen, and learn, from their experiences. We are an equal opportunities employer and aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds..


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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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