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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/08/2022.

Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 348-SW-I-1057A

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
The Old Laundry, Fordingbridge Hospital
Salary:
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2021.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.


As a Health Care Support Worker, you’ll be working within an Integrated Care Team in the community delivering care to housebound patients in the community in the West New Forest area (Ringwood and Fordinbridge). You would be working under the supervision of a Community Nurse.

This is a diverse role offering responsibility for maintaining patient’s health and well-being in their own homes, with the aim of avoiding any unnecessary admissions into Acute Hospital In-Patient setting.

We offer a wide range of different clinical experiences. Opportunities are available for a motivated individual to build their skills in a variety of areas.

After joining us in the Integrated Care Team, you’ll be supported in your continued professional development and benefit from free staff parking and discounted child care vouchers.

Avon Valley Integrated Care Team is part of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.   Our aim is to provide high quality, safe services which improve the health, wellbeing and independence of the people we care for. We deliver these services to our community so you will feel a real sense of achievement and that your work makes a difference to local people’s lives.

If you are committed to providing high quality patient care, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, please contact us to talk about the opportunities and come for a visit

 

For an informal discussion please contact Emma Perkins, Integrated Community Lead on 01425 651403 or by e-mail at emma.perkins@southernhealth.nhs.uk




A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment.

COVID-19 vaccine remains the best way to protect ourselves, our families, our colleagues, and patients from the virus, we therefore encourage applicants to become fully vaccinated. We ask for vaccination status as part of pre employment checks although COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment.


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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