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Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 310-MEC06-1849064

Employer:
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Older People Mental Health
Location:
Fulbourn, Fulbourn
Salary:
£17,652 - £19,020 pa pro rata

We currently have an opportunity for enthusiastic and motivated Healthcare Assistants to join our Willow Ward based at the Fulbourn, Cambridge. Willow is a 18 bedded assessment and treatment ward for older adults who is presenting with functional mental health problems. Successful candidates will need to provide a high standard of direct nursing care and have an understanding of the promotion of mental health well-being.

There are strong systems of support in place and professional development is encouraged. If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with mental health then we want to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under considerable pressure at times. This post is open to professionals with the right attributes to enhance a team.

We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.

If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with mental health or learning disability needs then we want to hear from you.

To find out information regarding CPFT, such as staff benefits, locations and services please visit our website. If you are unable to attend an interview on the suggested date, please let us know on your application form as other options may be available.

For Part-Time posts salary will be pro-rata.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ian Winter / Ramesh Subbiah 01223 219500




Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

The aim of CPFT is to ensure that no employee in employment or job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin or on the grounds of gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion; or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job to be done.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ and who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are ‘at risk’ please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) and references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.


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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