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Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 841-19-205-HR

Employer:
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Department:
Community hospitals - The Vale
Location:
Dursley
Salary:
£17,652-£19,020

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed on Tuesday 1st October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Health Care Assistant

Band: 2

Salary: £17,652-£19,020

Base: The Vale Hospital

Hours 37.5/week

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Our passion is for delivering care services of the highest quality to our local communities. Developing new working arrangements across health and social care we are striving to deliver new models of service, inspiring innovation, liberating talent and delivering best value for money. To help us achieve our ambitions we are seeking to recruit a motivated Health Care Assistant.

The post provides an excellent opportunity for personal development with a very supportive Training and development sister to guide you. You will be expected to complete the Care Certificate within the first year of your employment.

You will be enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated to providing only the very best in patient care. You will be able to work confidently in a team.

Ideally, you will have previous experience in a healthcare role.

Good IT skills are a must, together with a commitment to developing innovative ways of delivering integrated services.

For the full details and requirements of this post please refer to the job description and person specification. For informal enquiries please contact Margaret Badger, Senior Sister on 0300 421 8476.

This post is subject to a DBS check and successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Short-lisitng Date: Thursday 3rd October 2019

Interview Date: TBC

 



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.


Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

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.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.


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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