Bank Healthcare Assistant - Band 2

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Gloucestershire Health
Competitive salary
20 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
Role Type
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We love what we do and we think you will, too!

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.

Gloucestershire Health and Care serve the Community and we have Bank Health Care Assistant Roles available.

We are a Community based Trust, a great reason to choose Gloucestershire Health and Care in 2021 as your employer of choice, however let us explain why we hope you would choose us:
  • We can support you in developing your career in Health Care.
  • Bank staff offer a valuable contribution to the Teams and importantly to our patients.
  • You can make a difference to our patients in your care.
  • You can support our patients who face challenges with their Physical Health, or Mental Health.
  • If you then are appointed to a substantive post as a Band 2 Health Care Assistant we have a career pathway to Band 4 Registered Nursing Associates. There are also apprenticeship pathways level 2 and 3 for our Health Care Assistants and we can get you in touch with the Apprenticeship leads.
  • All Bank staff are provided training to achieve the Care Certificate and mandatory training.
  • We value you as our employee, supporting your Health and Wellbeing.

If you believe you can make a difference let Gloucestershire Health and Care be at the start of your journey.

We have various Bank Health Care Assistant roles available across our Community Inpatient Physical Health wards and Mental Health wards predominantly Wotton Lawn at Gloucester.

All our Community Hospitals are supported by a Team of multi professionals which we want you to be part of.

Our Trust, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, provides a range of services to Gloucestershire's population of approximately 600,000 people. As part of these services we have 7 Community Hospitals providing Care to those requiring Physical Health beds and 3 Hospitals for people Mental Health and Learning Disabilities.

Our staff will have the support of a mentor or our Training and Development sisters based in each of our Physical Health Community Hospitals They will enable you to have excellent training and support with your personal development. All Health Care Assistants who are yet to have completed their Care Certificate are expected and supported to do so, enabling them to develop the skills, confidence and ambition to deliver an excellent standard of care.

In everything we do, we strive to follow our core values. Working together, Always Improving, Respectful and Kind, Making a Difference. We expect all staff to share and demonstrate these values

There is free car parking at all our sites.

So, if you want to develop your career in Health, support your application to further education with prior experience in Health, want to make a change to your own career, want to make a difference in the Community, we would like to hear from you!

We very much look forward to meeting you.

For further information email Elaine Wood

For customer-facing roles all applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can communicate in English with confidence.

Closing Date: 1st August

Shortlisting Date: TBC

Interview Date: TBC

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ' Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice' prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are proud to have been recognised as a 'Veteran Aware Trust', evidencing the provision of the best care for Veterans and driving to improve the care for veterans and their families. Find out more about this by clicking on the link at the right hand side, titled 'Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance'.

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Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust's Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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