Bank Health Care Support Worker

Recruiter
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
King's Mill Hospital, Sutton in Ashfield
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
24 Nov 2020
Ref
214-TSO00548
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
In May 2020, King's Mill Hospital, where 90% of our services are based, was rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission and is the only Outstanding hospital in the East Midlands. Newark Hospital and Mansfield Community Hospital are both rated Good and all 15 of our services are rated Good for Safety with five Outstanding services.

Safe, patient centred care is delivered by well supported people and in 2018 and 2019 colleagues at Sherwood rated us the best Acute Trust in the Midlands. In 2019, in the Freedom to Speak Up Index, we were the top rated Acute Trust in the East Midlands.

We provide outstanding healthcare from modern buildings and increasingly across the community to 500,000 people in Mansfield, Ashfield, Newark, Sherwood and parts of Derbyshire and Lincolnshire. We work with 5,000 colleagues in our three hospitals - King's Mill, Newark and Mansfield Community and we have well established relationships with partners in health and social care through the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership.

We are growing an open, inclusive and diverse culture. We have an exciting future ahead of us and we would like you to be part of it.

Richard Mitchell, Chief Executive Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS FT - 2020

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We have the opportunity for enthusiastic caring individuals to join our team as Health Care Support Workers in order to provide care and support to patients and their families whilst undergoing care on wards and in departments within the hospitals.

Come and be part of a team who are committed to delivering the best patient experience possible.

What you will be doing:
• Monitoring patients' conditions by taking temperatures, pulse, respirations and weight.
• Helping with washing and dressing
• Giving assistance with feeding
• Helping patients to mobilise
• Helping patients with toileting
• Generally assisting with patients overall comfort
• Keeping the ward environment clean and tidy

We offer you:
• Supervision from a Registered Nurse/Professional who will guide and support you through the role
• Help to develop in your role and support to build a career
• The chance to be part of an improving organisation and our growing and caring team
• Exclusive staff benefits and discounts including plenty of low cost parking, a free uniform, 5% pension scheme & food discounts

To be successful you will need to demonstrate:
That you already have an NVQ 2 in Care or a Care Certificate - you will need to provide evidence
• Your enthusiasm and a positive 'can-do' approach
• That you are approachable with a friendly nature
• A high motivational and flexible attitude
• A great level of communication skills
• That you are committed to providing the highest standard of patient care

If this rewarding experience sounds like something you would love to be a part of then please apply.

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If you would like this information in an alternative format or in a different language please contact us on 01623 622515 ext 3271. Please note that we no longer accept handwritten/paper applications and that the email address given on your application will be used for all correspondence regarding this post.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Priority for vacancies at the Trust will be given to existing NHS employees of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust whose roles are currently at risk of redundancy due to organisational change.

Only applications received on or before the vacancy's closing date will be considered for short listing. This is to ensure that the Trust meets its commitment to Equality of Opportunity.

In submitting an application, you authorise Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any current and previous NHS Service details and you agree to the Trust obtaining and transferring personal data held about you, including Occupational Health data (inoculations and screening tests). This data will be shared using the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and third party systems via an automated process and will only be used for the purposes of maintaining your employment record.

Please note if you are successful in obtaining this position and the post involves regulated activity you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check. The Trust will pay for the check initially and the money will then be deducted from your first month's salary. The current price of a check is £47.50 plus VAT for an enhanced and £29.50 plus VAT for a standard check. Further details of the Disclosure & Barring Service check will be confirmed upon offer of employment.

For further information on the Trust, please visit our website.

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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