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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/08/2019.

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Maternity Support Worker

Job Reference: 394-259WC19

Employer:
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Maternity
Location:
Hillingdon, Hillingdon
Salary:
£21,374-£22,742 pa incl. of HCAA

The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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We are looking to recruit friendly, professional and motivated individuals with the ability to work as part of a team and who are willing to play a key role in our maternity workforce providing high quality care.

The Duchess of Kent Maternity Unit for Women & Newborn babies is situated in Northwest London and is part of the Hillingdon Hospital. We are a busy unit with currently around 5000 births each year, with plans to expand our maternity services and we would like to offer the right individuals the opportunity to join our team.

Our Maternity Support Workers are expected to undertake those duties for which Midwifery/Nurse training and registration are not required, under the direction of a Registered Midwife or Nurse. Successful candidates for the Maternity positions will be expected to work a combination of day and night duties and will rotate throughout all clinical areas in the unit in order to broaden their experience.
We offer a strong commitment to professional development. Our Practice Development team provides staff with a comprehensive package of training & clinical support and all our staff are released from clinical work to attend an annual mandatory training programme.
We can offer you the following opportunities.

- Pension scheme
- On site training
- Study opportunities

For further details / informal visits contact:

Curlene Martin, Clinical Practice Facilitator on 01895 238282 Ext 2975

 

Interview Date: 28th August 2019




We welcome applications from overseas. Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

Once a sufficient number of applications have been received the vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing down date. All contracts are issued under Agenda for Change Terms & Conditions of employment and all posts are subject to appropriate job matching or evaluation process, where indicated. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population. Please note that all candidates at risk in London and going through the NHS London Redeployment scheme are to be given priority as part of the recruitment process where their application meets the essential criteria for the role.

Please note: If you do not meet the requirements for the role or have specific registration where required then your application will be automatically rejected.

If you do not hear from within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume you are unsuccessful.

The Hillingdon Hospital will use the information provided primarily for the purposes of managing your employment within the Trust.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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