Community Healthcare Assistant - Buckingham ACHT

Recruiter
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Winslow Health Cnetre, Buckingham - work within the community
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
434-IEC2723923
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we have lots to be proud of:
  • We are an integral member of the Buckinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) providing both acute and community services, and at the forefront in developing ICP systems and new models of care.
  • The Trust's latest CQC inspection report, rated the Trust as "Good" overall, "Outstanding" for caring with an "Outstanding" end of life service and a range of "Outstanding "practices in areas such as the Emergency department, adult community services and outpatients.We have been ranked as one of the UK's top hospitals by health intelligence specialists CHKS.
  • Our Stroke Unit has maintained the 'A grade' in the latest Royal College of Physicians' Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) audit
  • We are the home for the National Spinal Injuries centre, the birthplace of the Paralympics.


The Buckingham Adult Community Health Care Team (ACHT) based in Winslow Health Centre is delighted to announce a new opportunity for a part Time Band 3 Community Health Care Assistant.

The ACHT reflects an integrated approach that has been designed in response to the changing needs of the local population, with a special emphasis being placed on the proactive vision of care for patients in the community setting.

The post will involve working in the community, supporting the community nurses and promoting independence in the patient's home environment.

This is an exciting and innovative service. Candidates to be experienced carers and be able to demonstrate having experience or knowledge of supporting patients in their own homes. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a range of health professionals and informal carers. The ideal candidate will be flexible and adaptable, being able to respond to need at short notice.

In order to respond to the healthcare needs of the local population, the services covers a 7 days a week rota which therefore includes weekends and bank holidays

Ideally the candidate should hold a NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent, on appointment the post will be attached to an apprenticeship.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Teresa Blease

07798 628736

t.blease@nhs.net

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We are committed to providing staff with learning and development opportunities to support their career progression. We also offer on-site subsidised childcare, flexible working and a generous pension.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and are constantly striving to improve the working lives of our staff. We do not offer London Weighting. It is Trust policy that travel expenses for interview will not be reimbursed.

The post will close on the closing date stated at midnight. Please note that we may when necessary be required to close a job prior to the closing date, due to a large number of applications or change in circumstance. Contact with candidates will be made via the email address on your application form. Therefore, ensure that this email address is checked regularly.

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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications providing the position satisfies the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration service require 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 Government UK visas and immigration website.

The Trust is a NO SMOKING environment. Smoking in all areas of the building and premises is prohibited.

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.

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