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Band 2 Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 313-A-19-68108-NS

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Adult Mental Health Services
Location:
Herschel Prins Centre, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£17,652 to £19,020 NHS terms & conditions 2019

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.


An exciting opportunity for Band 2 Health Care Support
Workers to join a brand new service within LPT.

Griffin Ward - Female Psychiatric Intensive Care

Griffin ward have exciting opportunities for Band 2 Health Care Support Workers to join our team.

As part of our recruitment initiative successful candidates will receive a recruitment and retention payment of £952 per annum.

The ward admits and treats females who are posing risks that cannot be safely managed on an open ward. Typically our admissions will be short and patients will be transferred back to an acute ward to continue in their recovery.

Griffin Ward will aim to nurse patients in the least restrictive way and will focus on positive engagement and meaningful activity.

We hope to give patients a positive experience of being in hospital whilst focussing on risk management and providing a safe environment.

People wishing to join the team on Griffin Ward should be motivated to work in a service that offers involvement and empowerment for patients who may have a personality disorder and/or severe mental illness. The ward will encourage all patients to have a voice in how the ward develops and in their own individual care pathway.

We are looking for passionate individuals who are committed to delivering the highest levels of patient care in a challenging but rewarding environment.

We are looking for the following attributes in our staff:

  • Have a person centred ethos, showing empathy and the desire to make a difference.

  • Have the ability to work effectively in a team ensuring consistency and continuity of care for patients.

  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity.

  • Be flexible, adaptable, well organised and able to manage workload and time effectively in line with the needs of the ward.

  • Have a desire to expand on your existing skills and knowledge and support organisational change.

  • Be able to build effective therapeutic relationships quickly with patients.

  • To build excellent relationships with other services and ensure effective admission and discharge plans.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Beth Francomb on 01162253004




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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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