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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/02/2020.

Healthcare Facilitator - Band 3

Job Reference: 294-PROJ-0043-A

Employer:
South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
Department:
Nursing Development
Location:
Tolworth Hospital, London
Salary:
£18,813 - £20,795 p.a. pl

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust has a rich history, well-established community links and an international reputation. We provide a full range of local mental health services to the Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth London boroughs, as well as specialist forensic mental health services, including high secure services, at Springfield Hospital.

We are committed to providing high quality integrated health and social care for local people with mental health problems in South West London and more specialist mental health services for people throughout the UK. The Care Quality Commission already rates our services as ‘good’ however we aim to be ‘outstanding’.

Our Values

We take pride in providing specialist care to our service users where our Trust values; being consistent, compassionate, collaborative, respectful and open is at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is "making life better together".

When you join us, you’ll be part of something special – an innovative and rapidly growing organisation that is helping to redefine the Mental Health, education and social care landscape in the UK.


Healthcare Facilitator

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust has a rich history, well-established community links and an international reputation. We provide a full range of local mental health services to the Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth London boroughs, as well as specialist forensic mental health services, including high secure services, at Springfield Hospital.

We take pride in providing specialist care to our service users where our Trust values; being consistent, compassionate, collaborative, respectful and open is at the heart of everything we do. When you join us, you’ll be part of something special – an innovative and rapidly growing organisation that is helping to redefine the Mental Health, education and social care landscape in the UK.

About the role:

Build yourself a career that matters ……with our help.

Come and care with us …… work, earn and learn.

Start as a Healthcare Facilitator and begin the journey to realise your dream of a career in nursing.

Join us as a Healthcare Facilitator and you will be able to combine doing a job that makes a positive difference to people in your area, with learning new skills and achieving qualifications in care and nursing.

What we need from you:

  • A positive and caring attitude.
  • Strong values.
  • Enthusiasm
  • Sensitivity
  • A determination to do a good job.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • If you have some experience of care work that is great – but if not – and the things above are a good description of you - then please apply.

What we will give you in return.

  • A good starting salary and the potential to earn more as you learn.
  • Plenty of guidance and development from your supervisors and colleagues.
  • The satisfaction of supporting people who really need your care.
  • Training and development to achieve the Care Certificate.
  • The opportunity to go on to do your nursing qualification.

About the location:

Tolworth is easily accessible via the Southern line from Waterloo Station to Surbiton Station or Tolworth Station. From Surbiton you will need to get the K1 or 281 Bus to Tolworth Hospital and from Tolworth station it is only a 10 minute work to Tolworth hospital.

There is a canteen/restaurant on site where food and beverages are available; it has both hot and cold food. There are cafes, restaurants and shops in the local area, providing variety of menu. Parking is available on site (subsidised fares for all substantive staff), also in the local area.

Benefits:

We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:

  • Generous pay, pensions and leave, we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance, we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and working from home.
  • Career development, There are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Subsidised car parking - You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
  • NHS discounts, with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:

  • Eye examinations
  • Looking after your health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants
  • Free gym membership

We look forward to receiving your application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jonny Green – jonny.green@swlstg.nhs.uk - 0203 513 6758 or Siraad Ismail – siraad.ismail@swlstg.nhs.uk - 0203 513 6017




At South West London St Georges Mental Health Trust we are committed to providing services which embrace diversity and that promote equality of opportunity. We are a Disability Confident Employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and people of all protected characteristics. We are Members of Stonewall Diversity Champions and also a member of the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion.

As part of the Trust's commitment to Equalities and Diversity, the Trust supports the establishment of Staff Networks groups to promote diversity in the workplace:

  • BME (Evolve) Staff Network
  • Christian Staff Network
  • Disability Staff Network
  • Deaf Staff Network
  • Mental Health Staff Forum
  • Women's Staff Network
  • LGBTQAI+ Staff Network

We provide reasoble adjustments to the interview process for any candidates with a disability.

Please note:

  • That the closing date listed is a guide only and that the vacancy may close earlier should sufficient number of applicants have been received. We advise that you submit your application as early as possible
  • That once you have submitted your application you agree to your application being transferred to a 3rd party e-recruitment system
  • That should you not have heard from us within three weeks from the closing date your application has not successful.
  • That priority consideration for applications may be given to at-risk NHS employees
  • That should you be successful and appointed, you authorise South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust to confirm your previous NHS service via an Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process
  • That your employment is offered subject to successful completion of a 3 or 6 months Probationary Period depending on your Band
  • That we are a smoke-free Trust

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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