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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/10/2019.

Neighbourhood Clinical Assistant

Job Reference: 833-AB-AS-565-19

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
City wide
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Looking for a varied role where no two days are the same? Meet interesting people from many walks of life on a daily basis as a Neighbourhood Clinical Assistant. Help us deliver outstanding patient care in the Leeds community.

About us:
In this role you'll work in one of our 13 Neighbourhood teams who operate from 07:00am - 22:00pm providing care for patients requiring intervention in their own home. The Neighbourhood Teams are part of a wider multi-disciplinary team to deliver 24/7 nursing care for patients in the community, which has recently rated 'Outstanding' for caring following CQC inspection. These unique integrated teams allow us to provide the right support, at the right time, delivered by the right people.

This is an exciting and varied role that incorporates many different aspects of patient care delivered to a wide range of patients. Plus the chance to develop and learn skills from team
members from a variety of professions.

About you:
You must have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills. You will need to assess and respond to the changing needs of the patient, working within your own limits and seeking support from the wider clinical team.

We'll support you with a full tailored induction programme and will encourage on-going development.

The contract is for a minimum of 30 hours up to a maximum of 37.5 hours (hours available can be discussed prior to application or at interview as required as a variety of hours are available).

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that you are able to travel independently across the city. If you haven't got access to a suitable vehicle, don't let that stop you, take advantage of our salary sacrifice or car leasing schemes. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Perks of the job
We value all our hardworking staff so in return we do our best to offer a range of benefits including generous annual leave and access to NHS discount sites. Here are some of the most important ones:
- Competitive salary in line with Agenda for Change banding
- 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Highly regarded NHS Pension Scheme
- Professional development opportunities including coaching, training and education support
- Salary sacrifice or lease car schemes
- Health and wellbeing including discounted gym membership, occupational health service and priority access to mental health services

What now?
If you feel like we're the place for you then start your application now. To find out more about us head to our website or if you have any questions please contact us on 0113 2033458.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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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