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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/02/2019.

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Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 222-LS-151

Employer:
West London NHS Trust
Department:
Additional Clinical Services
Location:
Home Ward Magnolia Ward, SOUTHALL
Salary:
£21,119 to £22,361 pa inc HCAS

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, and if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us. In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits.

We provide a large number of mental and physical health services. Poor physical and mental health are linked and our ambition is for people to have their physical and mental health problems identified, assessed and treated at the same time.

The work of our staff is very wide-ranging. Some of the things we do include:

  • helping children and young people with mental health issues
  • supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression
  • assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act
  • helping people get active, eat well and take care of their own wellbeing
  • treating people who have dementia or experience problems thinking and remembering
  • helping people remain independent in the community
  • running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.

We are a teaching Trust and all staff receive support throughout their career to grow and develop. Our staff also have access to some of the leading research programmes in mental health and, whatever your role, there are opportunities to develop skills and clinical practice by being part of ground-breaking work.

We take care of our staff with a series of employee benefits, including flexible working, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from washing machines to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.

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Healthcare Assistant - Clayponds Hospital

 

Band 2

 

37.5 hours per week

 

We have a vacancy for enthusiastic Health Care Assistants to work with the multidisciplinary team on Magnolia, Home ward based at Clayponds Hospital.

 

Home ward Ealing is an integrated health and social care service which launched on 01 October 2015 when seventy five staff transferred into West London NHS Trust from Ealing community services. The service helps people to receive treatment safely at home during a period of acute illness or to receive a short period of additional intensive support after hospital admission.

 

West London NHS Trust is the lead provider for this service, in partnership with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London Central and West Unscheduled Care Collaborative and the London Borough of Ealing.

 

Magnolia Ward is a 20-bedded step-up ward for patients who require additional support for a short period of around one week.

 

We are currently seeking motivated individuals to join our busy admission avoidance ward. Excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to embrace the trust’s values to deliver high quality patient care are essential.

 

Please note that should these posts attract sufficient interest and we are inundated with applications, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We therefore strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage.



For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion or visit please contact Jadwiga Kleingartner, Ward Manager/CNS on 020 8354 1734.

 

 




We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.


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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