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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/01/2020.

Bank Healthcare Assistant & Bank Support Worker, Band 2 & 3

Job Reference: 152-0003.19H

Employer:
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Trustwide
Location:
Dorset
Salary:
See advert text

Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.

Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset.

Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.

We are looking for proactive, positive, respectful, supportive, reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare – we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day – do you?

‘This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ – Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)

#wearebettereveryday


If you are looking for work that suits your lifestyle and needs, becoming a Dorset HealthCare Bank Worker could be right for you.

Bank workers work flexibly to fill short term staffing shortages within the teams in our organisation. You may be required to work at any time often with not very much notice.

Completing work for the Trust Bank offers you the flexibility of working now and then or for longer; whatever is right for you. We offer a wide range of roles in a variety of locations throughout Dorset.

You can choose the location and shift patterns that suit you and your family needs and commitments. Depending on your experience we can offer you roles within both physical and mental health settings. With our online and smart phone app you can manage your own bookings.

As well as competitive rates of pay you’ll be eligible for many of the benefits offered to substantive staff. These include:

  • Access to the NHS pension scheme
  • An NHS badge entitling you to many NHS benefits
  • Unsocial hours enhancements (where applicable)
  • Paid annual leave as a percentage of work completed
  • Monthly or weekly pay – your choice!
  • A comprehensive induction and ongoing mandatory training

Salary per hour: £9.02 to £9.72 (Band 2) £9.62 to £10.63 (Band 3)

The Trust Bank Admin Team will fully support you from your offer of a bank agreement to booking your first shift.

What do we need from you?

  • NVQ level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care or,
  • Recent experience within a hospital setting or significant experience within a nursing home/care setting as a carer
  • Someone used to working independently in a care setting with a minimum level of support
  • A minimum of three shifts per month
  • Completion and passing of the Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA) course if you want to work within a mental health environment. (please see link)

If you think this is you, then please apply. If you would like further details please contact:

dhc.trustbank@nhs.net or call 01202 277222

Interview Date: Friday 17th January 2020 in Wimborne, Dorset.

Our Trust Bank interviews take place monthly; please ensure that you are able to attend the date and location specified before applying. For further information on upcoming dates, please contact the Trust Bank.




Our vision is to be Better Every Day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Our behaviours bring our values to life and constantly remind us that how we do things at Dorset HealthCare is as important as what we do. They are:

  • Proactive
  • Positive
  • Respectful
  • Supportive
  • Reliable and Trustworthy

Our staff benefits:

  • Dedicated career pathways
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified Nurses and AHP’s
  • Comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
  • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing service
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discounts
  • Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including:
    • Work related learning
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Car and Cycle scheme
    • Home technology equipment
    • Buying and selling of annual leave

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Before applying for this post, please refer to the Application Guidance’for further guidance on the recruitment process.

It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date due to an exceptional response - please apply for this vacancy as soon as possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Dorset HealthCare transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system and to accept a privacy notice under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).


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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