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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/03/2020.

Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 388-A-20-36677-ROSE

Employer:
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Newton Abbot Community Nursing - 86548
Location:
Albany Clinic Newton Abbot
Salary:
£18,813 - £20,795 per annum


Healthcare Assistant

Are you a well-motivated and enthusiastic individual able to work independently in a community setting preferably with experience of working at band 3.

The post-holder will be an integral part of the Newton Abbot Community team in delivering care to clients with complex health and social care needs. You will also support the team in the facilitation of early discharge from hospital where appropriate. They will undertake observations as part of the assessment and monitoring process, assist in service development and quality improvement / monitoring. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills providing advice and information to clients and carers with the aim of maintaining them in their own homes enabling maximum independence and optimum quality of life.

We are a large and friendly team where you will have the opportunity to develop your existing clinical skills. This post requires you to be a team player but confident to work autonomously as required. The locality now consists of Newton Abbot, Bovey Tracey and Chudleigh and care delivery will be across the whole area so the post holder will be required to hold a full driving license and access to a car.

Our service runs from 07:00 – 19:00 7 days a week with 2/3 shift patterns and some weekend working may be expected.

For more information or informal chat please contact Stacey Tranter (Team Manager) on 07557572249 or Stacey.tranter@nhs.net

 




You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time. As the first fully integrated care organisation in England, we are working to improve the way we deliver safe, high-quality health and social care. We have a positive and vibrant working atmosphere, We are proud of our investment in our staff both in terms of developing potential career skills and valuing people. Our commitment to staff health and wellbeing looks at supporting our staff as ‘whole’ individuals, recognising their own unique set of strengths and skills. We create the right environment to enable all people to take care of themselves and provide the best care possible to our patients and citizens.

For more information on why to work with us, please see our Welcome films in the Further Links sections to the right of this page. #seeyouinsouthdevon

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive a high volume of applications. Please apply promptly
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  • Applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band
  • If you have not received an invitation to assessment within 28 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion
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The Trust is committed to preventing discrimination, valuing diversity and achieving equality of opportunity. No person (staff, patient or public) will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of the nine protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010.

We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and therefore we welcome applications from all. If you require support you can obtain this from our Equality Business Forum which has representatives from all protected groups.


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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