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Health Care Assistant Bank Band 2 (Mental Health)

Job Reference: 378-BANK104

Employer:
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
378 BNK Bank Nursing - 171700
Location:
Wakefield Barnsley Huddersfield
Salary:
£17,652 to £19,020 pa

Our Trust exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities. We’re delighted you’re looking at this job opportunity and hope you want to join our team.

We’re very proud we were chosen as the ‘best organisation’ in the 2017 Kate Granger awards for compassionate care. We live our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values are very important to us which is why we want to recruit people whose values match ours. Read on to find out more about this job opportunity.


`Trust staff bank health care support worker Band 2

The Trust is looking to recruit the following: Candidates who have an interest in delivering the highest quality of care to join our Trust staff bank to provide support in all areas of our Trust on an ad hoc basis. The Trust covers a large geographical area including Barnsley, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Huddersfield and Halifax which includes inpatient, community and forensic services. If you are recruited to the Trust staff bank workforce, there is an expectation that you will complete all mandatory and core training as identified by the Trust bank office staff. You will also be expected to commit to completing an online care certificate within five months of being successful in your application. You will be given the necessary support to complete this. You must be enthusiastic, motivated, have a caring attitude and a desire to work in the NHS. Flexibility is essential, as available shifts include long days, long nights (12 hour shifts), short days, nights, weekends and bank holidays, plus travelling to various locations. You will be able to express your preference as to where you would consider working. All health care support workers will be paid at band 2 level. You must be aged over 18 to apply You must possess GCSE A – D (grade 3 – 9) or equivalent/functional skills level 2 in Mathematics and English and be able to provide your certification as evidence. Please ensure you add your qualifications to your application under Education and Professional Qualifications. However, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to a values based assessment centre.




As a flexible employer encouraging a healthy work/life balance, we will consider Part-Time working opportunities for all our positions.

Our application process will test your attitudes and behaviours, as well as your knowledge and skills. So that we know we’d be a good match for each other. If you’re successful you’ll then have a 12 months values based induction.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of wellbeing support because our wellbeing at work matters to #allofus. There’s a great range of support for us all including a workplace physio, staff retreats, health checks, counselling, mindfulness and a variety of sports groups. You can take part in our award-winning Creative Minds activities as well as access courses at our innovative recovery colleges.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability as well as those who have experience of mental or physical health problems. So, if you need any support with your application just give us a call on 01226 644088.

A couple of things to note – if you’re shortlisted for interview we’ll contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly. Please provide email addresses wherever possible for your references. Bear in mind that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can.

We hope you would like to join our award winning team. Good luck with your application.




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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