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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/08/2022.

Complex Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 301-ME-22-141260

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Community Complex Care Team
Stafford / Stoke
£20,330 - £21,777

An award winning organisation with over 9000 employees across services in North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Essex, we are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers.

What can we offer you?

  • Our SOOTHE resources are supporting staff across the trust with their physical and mental health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.

  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters

  • Annual Big SOOTHE week provides time to reflect on the demands following the pandemic and connect with others to feel able to face future challenges as we move forward.

  • “In our Gift” provides a platform for your voice to be heard to implement change

  • Purchase additional annual leave as well as wellbeing days

  • Career development opportunities and coaching

  • Access to in house training programs, leadership management and NVQ qualifications as well as our wellbeing and recovery college

  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)

  • Flexible working wherever possible including opportunities for homeworking

  • Opportunities to connect of important issues such as Sustainability and digital working

  • Empower and engage our staff with LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and STAFF Surveys

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Commitment to create a more diverse and inclusive organisation through our Staff Equality Network

  • NHS pension scheme

  • You would be eligible for NHS discounts including blue light card and red guava


*Previous applicants need not apply*

Are you committed to delivering high standards of individualised patient care? Are you frustrated because you don’t have enough time to spend with your clients? Then come and join our rapidly developing service. We are a team of dedicated qualified nurses and care staff who provide comprehensive care for children and adults with continuing, complex health care / high dependency care needs.


The main focus of the post will be to provide one to one care for an individual patient in their own home / community settings in and around the Stoke, Stafford and Burton areas. Our patients have specialist care requirements (for example, ventilation/ tracheostomy care) and need one to one care. Full training and ongoing support will be provided for the right applicants.


The post holder will be expected to work flexibly over 7 days and nights on a rota across a range of shifts. We provide day shifts and waking night shifts. Previous care experience is essential (child/ health/ or social care experience).




Base: Stafford – (Northwest)


BAND 3 £20,330 to £21,777 pro-rata plus enhancements for any unsociable hours worked


Part time or Full time hours considered - to be worked flexibly.


The post-holder will provide care to patients with complex health needs in community settings. Healthcare and/ or Nursery Nurse experience and an NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent is essential. The successful applicant will have 24/7 support from qualified staff.


We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and all successful applicants will have an enhanced and barred list disclosure check performed prior to appointment.


For further information about this post please contact Christy Laynton-Bennett on 07791 686692 or 01785 221468


Children’s services in Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are committed to using evidence from Outcome Measures and Feedback Tools to support our efforts to help children and young people to fulfil their potential. You will have a responsibility to support and promote the use of such measures.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. .

The Trust treats personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with the Information Governance Policy. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is contained within the Trust’s Privacy Notice

1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment. We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

MPFT is committed to the equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical / mental disability or offending background.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early

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