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Support Worker

Job Reference: 425-A-18-24675

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Ward 4
£17,787 - £20,448 per annum pro rata





32.25 Hours a week initially, with possiblity of increase to full time hours at a later date (part time hours considered).


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated person, who enjoys working with children and their families to join our friendly and progressive team on Ward 4.

Ward 4 is a busy 20 bed medical ward within Sheffield Children’s Hospital. We currently care for children between the ages of 0-18 years with a wide range of medical conditions.

Our philosophy enhances family centred care, working in partnership with parents and carers and the wider multi-disciplinary team.

There will be an opportunity to develop practical nursing skills to enable the successful candidate to assist qualified nurses in the delivery of care to children and their families. The successful candidate will need excellent communication and organisational skills and will be able to work well with all members of the multidisciplinary team to enable everyone to provide excellent care to patients and families.


The post will include shift work involving a mix of days and nights from 07.00-19.30 and 19.00-07.30.

Previous experience in a paediatric clinical environment is essential.



For any further information, please contact:

Ward Manager Amy Weston (


Clinical Nurse Educator Catherine Hutton (


via email or on 0114 2717525

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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

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