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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/02/2020.

Senior Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 348-MNH-166A

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Older Persons Mental Health
Location:
Parklands Hospital, Basingstoke
Salary:
£18,813 to £20,795 pa based on full time hours

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.


Senior Health Care Support Worker

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Senior Health Care Support Worker to join our Older Person’s Mental Health, multi disciplinary team and support the qualified Nurses in providing effective mental health care in a safe and therapeutic environment. This role is an exciting addition to our team to ensure effective leadership for the HCSW’s.

 

You will require previous experience as a HCSW, with good communication skills. If you are genuinely interested in caring for older people with mental health problems then we would like to hear from you.

 

You will receive regular supervision and annual appraisals and will be offered training opportunities to meet your Personal Development Plan.

Previous experience of working within a care environment or the NHS is desirable but not essential as you will be supported in learning in the role.

 

Parklands Hospital is based next to North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke and is close to good road and rail networks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC. You will comply with all Employer processes in order to provide yearly permission to the Employer enabling it to view your status and to undertake random checks as required. If you change to a role where a check would no longer be required this will be confirmed and you may end your membership if desired.

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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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