Care Support Worker

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NHS Professionals - Fl
Competitive salary
23 Feb 2021
05 Mar 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Job Title and Grade: Care Support Worker Band 2

Location/Trust: Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust

Pay Rates: Days: £9.03 Saturdays/Nights: £12.82 Sunday/Bank Hols: 16.61

The Role:

NHS Professionals in partnership with Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust aim to provide safe and effective care that exceeds the expectations of our patients and the public and we are looking for excellent Care Support Workers who embrace our Trust values and care so that:

People feel cared for as individuals, People feel safe, reassured and involved, People feel that we are making a difference

If you would like to work in a busy, supportive, forward thinking environment and have excellent Caring, assessment and communication skills and are flexible in your approach to an ever-changing work environment. This may be the job for you

If you answered 'yes' to the above, we'd love to hear from you! We have flexible Bank shifts on several wards throughout the trust.

Barnsley Hospital serves a population of over a quarter of a million people and provides a full range of district hospital services to the local community and surrounding area including emergency department services, outpatient clinics, inpatient services and maternity and children's services. The Emergency Department provides a 24-hour emergency service for the people of Barnsley and last year treated 78,000 patients.

There is a continuing programme of capital investment in our estate. In the past few years, we have successfully completed an £8 million development of the Imaging Department, a £1 million refurbishment of the Acute Medical Unit and £2 million on the Emergency Department Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) and Resuscitation Unit.

The post holder will have;
  • Minimum of 6 months General Acute CSW UK (Private or NHS) Hospital/Hospice Experience within the last 2 years or currently studying General/Adult 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 an NHS Organisation

  • Experience of working within a hospital setting

  • Ensures that care is assessed, planned, implemented and evaluated on an individual basis, taking into account the needs of the patient and their family

  • The ability to communicate in demanding and sometimes challenging situations, seeking out support when required

  • To demonstrate knowledge and skills specific to the diverse care required by the critically ill patient utilising the foundation course competency programme

In order to apply for a post, you must have at least 6 months experience as a Care Support Worker (or equivalent position) in a hospital setting within the last 2 years, or at least 12 weeks placement as Student Nurse 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: -
  • Flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle - take control of when you want to work
  • Competitive weekly pay - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of available shifts - NHSP bank members get priority over agency.
  • Paid Annual Leave - build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Access to 'NHSP Stakeholder Pension' for eligible members
  • A friendly local team on hand to provide help, support and advice
  • Access to a 24/7/Service Centre - We're always here to help!

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.


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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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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