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Children’s Complex Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 841-19-064-BJ

Employer:
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Department:
Children and Young People’s Service
Location:
Springbank Community Resource Centre
Salary:
£18,813-£20,795

Be part of our team…

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust provides a range of services to Gloucestershire’s population of approximately 600,000 people. Our vision is to be the service people rely on, to understand them, and to organize their care around their lives. We value colleagues and support them to develop the skills, confidence and ambition to deliver our vision.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, open, responsible and effective. We expect all staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide.


Children’s Complex Care Support Worker

Band: 3

Salary: £18,813-£20,795

Hours: Various Full and Part Time Hours Available (Flexible working patterns will be considered)

Location: Springbank Resource Centre

The Children’s Complex Care Team deliver home based nursing care to children with life-limiting or life threatening conditions.

We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic individuals to join our Team who have experience with working with children.

The children we care for require varying clinical interventions including Tracheostomy care, Suction, Enteral feeding, Ventilation and Oxygen therapy.

Experience of these skills would be advantageous but full training and support will be given. The training is given through local induction and is supported by competencies.

The hours are predominantly night shifts with some day shifts, running 365 days a year.

The post is countywide and therefore the post holder will need to be able to have access to transport.

For further information please contact

Lisa Tandy, Nurse Trainer 0300 421 8299, lisa.tandy@glos-care.nhs.uk or Kerry O’Reilly, Team Leader 0300 421 8299, kerry.o’reilly@glos-care.nhs.uk

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check withChildren’s Barring List check. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Shortlisting Date: Tuesday 4th June 2019

Interview Date: Wednesday 12th June 2019



Online Assessment
NHS 'Values for healthcare' challenge

As part of your application you are invited to complete the NHS 'Values for healthcare' challenge available at https://nhsvaluestool.e-lfh.org.uk/

All NHS employees share a belief in the quality of patient care. It is important that our shared beliefs are part of everything we do to ensure that our role has a positive impact on the lives of patients. Try one of the 'Values for healthcare' video challenges at the link above and find out whether you have what it takes to join the NHS.

You can choose any one of the featured job roles for your challenge - don't worry too much about having to match your choice exactly to the type of job role you are thinking about. You only need to follow one job role to complete the challenge.

If you are invited to interview you may be requested to bring a copy of the outcome of the 'Values for healthcare' challenge with you.


The Trust aims to promote a culture of inclusion, where colleagues understand and celebrate the diversity and different perspectives of our service users and colleagues.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. The trust expects colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance relevant to the post.

For customer-facing roles all applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can communicate in English with confidence.

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHS jobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on 0300 421 8602.

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHS jobs followed by communication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service and pay grade.


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.


UK Registration

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



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