Care Support Worker

Recruiter
NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Location
Surrey
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Ref
J11-CSW-SABP
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Job Title and Grade: Mental Health Care Support Worker Band 2

Location/Trust: Surrey and Borders Partnership Trust

Wards Covered: Chertsey, Guildford, Epsom

Pay Rates: Days: £10.99 per hour, Saturdays/Nights: £15.28 per hour Sunday/Bank Hols: £19.68 per hour (rates include holiday pay)

The Role:

Would you like to be part of a team that believe in brilliant care through brilliant people, in a Trust rated 'Good overall in a recent CQC report? Who's aim is to deliver quality services through working in partnership, creating a dynamic system of care so people receive the right help at the right time in the right setting with the right outcome? Would you like your work to be flexible to fit your lifestyle and circumstances?

If you answered 'yes' to the above, we'd love to hear from you!

We have flexible Bank shifts, long term placements and substantive opportunities available for Band 2 Mental Health Care Support Workers available at Surrey and Borders Partnership Trust (SABP)

, on all wards and areas at:
  • Abraham Cowley Unit, Chertsey
  • Farnham Road Hospital, Guildford
  • The Meadows, Epsom


One in four people in the UK will experience mental health issues at some point in their lives. SABP are passionate about support and recovery for both those affected and their loved ones.

SABP are commissioned to provide secondary mental health services across Surrey and NE Hampshire, both in the community and within inpatient settings.

Skills/Responsibilities:

To apply for this post, you will:
  • Mimimum of 6 months MH CSW UK (Private or NHS) hospital / UK Prison / Care Home experience within the last 2 years or Currently studying Adult Mental Health Nursing (Student Nurse) and completed a minimum of 12 weeks clinical placement. All CSWs must either be a Student Nurse, have attained a level 2 (or above) NVQ/QCF/BTEC/Apprenticeship Diploma in Health and Social Care Post 2011 or hold a Care Certificate from a NHS Organisation.
  • Experience of working within a mental health hospital or mental health care home setting.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to maintain a high standard of record keeping
  • Be able to work as an independent practitioner
  • Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients
  • Undertake regular mandatory training


In order to apply for this post you must have at least 6 months experience as a Mental Health Care Support Worker (or equivalent position) in a mental health hospital or mental health care home setting within the last 2 years. Along with the skills to carry out basic clinical observations. Unfortunately, we cannot consider applications without the required experience and Care Certificate qualification.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -
  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of shifts at your Trust - Access to shifts before they are available to agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle - Take control of when you want to work
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go - Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days - Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme


Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don't have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 126,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Apply

Register today for various flexible shifts, long term placements and substantive opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Kelly Grosse, Trust Recruitment Coordinator on Kelly.grosse@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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