Band 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker - Blackberry Hill Hospital

Recruiter
Avon and Wiltshire Men
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
25 Feb 2021
Closes
07 Mar 2021
Ref
342-SEC015-0221
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
We have exciting career opportunities for Healthcare Assistants to join our dynamic team.

This is an innovative and creative unit that has fresh practices such as OTs working shifts, ensuring a high emphasis on groups and therapies within the ward. Service User involvement it as the heart of the work. The wards have highly skilled multi-disciplinary teams who work closely together to ensure excellence in service delivery.

We are looking for highly creative and motivated staff to join the team. Staff interested in working in a compassionate and inventive way and supporting the existing team in further developments. There will be opportunities to develop areas of interest and pursue further training.

Basic Information

Fromeside is an 81 bedded Medium Secure unit based in Bristol, it has 6 male wards and 1 female service. Wickham is a 31 bedded Low Secure unit which provides care to male service users with both acute and rehabilitation needs.

If you are interested in working in a compassionate and inventive way and supporting the existing team in further developments this could be the post for you. Or if you are curious and want to know more please get in touch and come and meet one of the team!

If appointed to the role of HCSW you will be required to complete the NHS Care Certificate and a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Healthcare, if you do not already hold the required level of qualification for the role.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Bev Cudmore, b.cudmore@nhs.net , 0117 3784109

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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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