Band 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker - Beechlydene, Fountain Way,

Avon and Wiltshire Men
Fountain Way Hospital, Salisbury
Competitive salary
05 Jan 2021
14 Jan 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Are you currently a carer working with adults suffering from severe and enduring mental health problems, or are looking to develop a career in mental health ?

We have a vacancy to recruit a Healthcare Support Worker within our acute ward.

This is an opportunity for you to develop a rewarding career where you can make a real difference to help change the lives of our service user group for the better. This is a challenging yet rewarding environment where as a team we strive to help our service user population to overcome a complex variety of needs.

You should have a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and be vigilant to situations of risk that might compromise a persons health and well being, whether this is a new career or whether you are working in health care you will receive training to join the team as an activity co-ordinator.

Development opportunities that are accessible include a comprehensive statutory and mandatory training programme, including completion of the care certificates and access to apprenticeships.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLiz DennettJob titleWard managerEmail addressliz.dennett2@nhs.netTelephone number01722 820359Additional contact information

Liz Dennett on 01722 820359 or email at

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We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, and people living with disabilities - we are a 'Disability Confident Employer' offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

You can submit your application via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system 'TRAC'. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.

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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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