Integrated Care Worker (Intermediate Care)

Recruiter
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Location
East Cambs and Fenland, Ely
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
18 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
310-OPAC-2544270-E
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you dynamic, enthusiastic and wanting to make a difference? Can you make a difference to someone's quality of life? Can you help patients be where they want to be, at home?

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has a vision for the future of health & social care in the County. Our joint plan to keep Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fit for the Future has been developed by health and social care partners and sets out how we will redesign services to deliver the NHS England 5 Year Forward View.

As a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic we are excited to announce an expansion of our existing Intermediate Care Team to support our discharge to assess model. We are recruiting integrated care workers to provide care and therapy support in our team in the East Cambs and Fenland locality working in the community within peoples homes.

Previous applicants need not apply.

The vision of the service is to provide outstanding, patient focused, community based health care and therapy, optimising peoples potential to achieve their goals by supporting earlier discharge from hospital; early assessment for care needs and avoidance of hospital admission.

We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.

If you are looking for a new challenge, are dynamic, flexible and enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team making a difference in our community then you are the right person for us.

We are looking for full or part time staff who are able to work flexible shifts patterns within our core service hours. Our operating hours are 7am to 10pm, 7 days a week. We are offering permanent, fixed-term and seconded posts at the present time.

In addition, if you are a looking for a new challenge and you have no previous experience, but can demonstrate transferable skills, a good work ethic and an aptitude to care, we are offering entry level (band 2) posts.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides integrated community and mental health, learning disability and social care services of the highest standard due to our continued commitment to quality and service improvement. We aim to support people of all ages to achieve the very best they can for their health and well being. To ensure that we achieve this goal we look to recruit candidates of a high calibre that share our passion for delivering excellent service user care, research and education.

Benefits of working for CPFT include:

• Annual leave allowance 27 days plus bank holidays (this may increase depending on NHS service)

• Pension scheme

• Flexible job share opportunities

• Salary sacrifice schemes

• Staff discount schemes

• Professional development via the CPFT Academy which provides in-house training programmes

• Free on-site parking

• Stress awareness training

• Mindfulness training

• Counselling service

• Occupational health support

**Please note this role requires you to be able to travel across the county in a timely fashion whilst maintaining the standards of the service**

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jade Motte Senior care coordinator 07970 758737

Kath Everitt Clinical Team Lead 07971 099915

Barry Underwood ICT Ops Manager 07983 343253

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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people and members of our BAME and LGBTQ+ communities. For further information about our positive equality, diversity and Inclusion work, please email edi@cpft.nhs.uk.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently 'at risk' & who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are 'at risk' please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) & references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

We reserve the right to close adverts early should we receive sufficient applications.

COVID-19 / Face-to-Face interviews are currently not permitted, therefore will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

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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