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Healthcare Facilitator

Job Reference: 222-LS-218-AUC

Employer:
West London NHS Trust
Department:
Healthcare Assistant Band 3
Location:
Avonmore Ward, London
Salary:
£22,113 to £24,774 pa inc

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of NHS mental and physical care in the UK. We are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring and our forensic services.

We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.

We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.

Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Hammersmith & Fulham as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.

Our national, specialist and forensic services include:

  • Medium secure services on the St Bernard’s Hospital site in Ealing
  • Services for people with complex and severe personality disorder at the Cassel Hospital in Richmond
  • High secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire

We are a teaching Trust with a growing research portfolio, working with academic and industry partners.

Our 3400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.


 

 

Requirement - MALE ONLY

Job Reference:

Employer:

West London NHS Trust

Department:

Access & Urgent Care

Location:

Avonmore ward, London

Closing date: 10.03.2019

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, 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 support 62,500 patients and carers every year, serving 700,000 residents in three of the most diverse boroughs in west London plus Broadmoor in Berkshire. The diversity of the communities we serve is matched by the diversity of our staff, of whom 56% come from BME backgrounds.

 

We offer the most diverse range of mental health services in England: from helping young people with eating disorders; to supporting new mums suffering post natal depression; to assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act; to running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital. We are also creating innovative new services to combine physical and mental healthcare.

 

Hammersmith and Fulham Mental Health Unit

 

Health Care Facilitator: Avonmore Ward

 

Are you a looking for a new challenge?

 

We are looking to recruit an experienced health care assistant who is enthusiastic and caring to join the team at Avonmore Ward, the male admission ward in Hammersmith and Fulham Mental Health Unit.

 

West London NHS Trust supports 62,500 patients and carers every year, serving 700,000 residents in three of the most diverse boroughs in west London plus Broadmoor in Berkshire. The diversity of the communities we serve is matched by the diversity of our staff, of whom 56% come from BME backgrounds.

 

In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits, including:

 

      • Car scheme

 

 

      • Childcare vouchers

 

 

      • Cycle2Work Scheme

 

 

      • Excellent opportunities to work in the Trust’s internal Bank

 

 

      • This post attracts a 20% High Cost Area pay supplement

 

 

Working with this client group can be challenging and requires a Health care assistant who is able to employ reflection and can frame their understanding using an evidence base to enhance their own and the wider team’s knowledge and skills.

 

You will receive monthly supervision to support your development and practice from the RMN, alongside guidance from the unit’s Matron and Service Manager. This is an opportunity for you to broaden your skills in regards to operational policy and enhancing your professional experience.

 

Avonmore Ward offers a robust package of support for nursing staff. This includes weekly reflective practice facilitated by a Highly Specialised Psychotherapist, regular opportunities for training, and daily ‘Safety Huddles’ with the Ward Manager and Consultant present. The ward has a dedicated occupational therapist, an activities coordinator, a social worker and a motivated, energetic nursing team.

 

 

 

This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

 

The Diversity and Equality policy of West London NHS Trust is designed to promote an environment that is inclusive to all individuals regardless of background and is intolerant of practices which may result in the exclusion of any group. The Trust recognises the importance of valuing individuals; acknowledging that, certain groups in society still experience discrimination and disadvantage on the basis of their age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender re-assignment, maternity/pregnancy status, married/civil partnership status, religion/spirituality or sexuality and/ or practices that breach the Human Rights Act.

 

This post is subject to rotation within the unit.

 

ABOUT THE AREA:

 

Hammersmith is served by a good road, rail, and tube transport network and is located outside the extended congestion zone. There are easy routes that bypass the congestion zone for those travelling from the south and south east of London. These transport links make our team base readily accessible from all over Greater London and neighbouring counties.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

 

Please contact the Ward Manager Nishi Siwela for an informal chat about the role on 0207 386 1180.

 

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.

 

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London Mental 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/m




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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